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Best Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now

One of the best stocks in the last two years has been auto retailer Carvana (CVNA), which has surged from its $15 IPO price to nearly $60 as seen in the chart below. As the company continues to expand into new markets, revenues have grown at a dramatic pace. However, the company continues to face massive losses and negative cash flow, which when added to dilution likely means this stock is due for a pullback.

(Source: Yahoo! Finance)

Let’s first review where the company has been in the past couple of years, detailed in the recent 10-K filing. Total revenues were just $365 million in 2016, but that number soared to almost $2 billion last year. Unfortunately, the net loss over that time has gone from $93 million to $255 million. Even if we subtract out non-controlling interests, the company still lost $63 million in 2018.

Best Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.(WMS)

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., incorporated on October 31, 1966, designs, manufactures and markets thermoplastic corrugated pipe and related water management products, primarily in North and South America and Europe. The Company operates through two segments: Domestic and International. Its product line includes corrugated high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe, polypropylene (PP) pipe and related water management products. The Company’s product categories include pipe, fittings, Nyloplast drainage structures, StormTech chambers, water quality, onsite leaching systems, geosynthetics/geogrids erosion control and concrete structures.

The Company’s products in pipe category includes N-12, SaniTite HP, HP Storm, MEGA GREEN WT, MEGA GREEN ST, ADS Triple Wall/Smoothwall, ADS PolyFlex, Duraslot, AdvanEdge and Bend-A-Drain. Its products in fittings category includes single wall fittings, including couplers, elbows and wyes, tees and cross tees, and caps and plugs; dual wall fittings, including couplers, end caps and end plugs, bends, wyes, tees, reducers, injection molded fittings and manifolds; Inserta Tee, and Bend-A-Drain, including ADS Expandable Downspout Adapter. Its products in water quality category includes BaySeparator, BayFilter and FLEXSTORM. Its products in onsite leaching systems category includes ARC Chambers, BioDiffuser Chamber, SB2, Septic Stack Systems, related onsite drainage products and ADS perimeter drain products. Its products in geosynthetics/geogrids erosion control category includes Geotextiles, Geogrids, silt fence and erosion control. Its products in concrete structures include Foltz Concrete.

The Company offers its products to a range of markets and applications, including non-residential, residential, agriculture, airports, green building/sustainable infrastructure, home/yard/building drainage, inlet structures, landfill/waste disposal management, low head pipe, mining, onsite septic systems, railway, retention/detention systems, sanitary, storm water ! drainage, street and highway drainage, timber, turf and recreation, and water quality.

Domestic

The Company’s Domestic segment manufactures and markets products throughout the United States. The Company maintains and serves these markets through product distribution relationships with various national and independent waterworks distributors, national retailers, as well as a network of small to medium-sized distributors across the country. It also sells through a range of buying groups and co-ops in the United States. Its products in this segment include Singlewall pipe, N-12 HDPE pipe sold into the Storm sewer and infrastructure markets, N-12 PP pipe sold into the Storm sewer and sanitary sewer markets, and its line of allied products, including Stormtech, Nyloplast, Arc Septic Chambers, Inserta Tee, Baysaver filters and water quality structures, Fittings, and FleXstorm.

International

The Company’s International segment manufactures and markets products in regions outside of the United States with focus on its facilities in Canada and through its joint ventures, and with local partners in Mexico, Central America and South America. The Company’s joint venture strategy provides with local and regional access to new markets, such as Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru and Colombia. Its product line includes Singlewall pipe, N-12 HDPE pipe and N-12 PP pipe. The Canadian market also sells its line of allied products, while sales in Latin America includes fittings and Nyloplast.

Advisors’ Opinion:

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Best Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Oshkosh Corporation(OSK)

Oshkosh Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies worldwide. The companys Access Equipment segment provides aerial work platforms and tele handlers used in construction, agricultural, industrial, institutional, and general maintenance applications. This segment also offers rental fleet loans and leases, and floor plan and retail financing through third-party funding arrangements; towing and recovery equipment; carriers and wreckers; equipment installation; and chassis and service parts sales. Its Defense segment provides severe-duty, heavy-and medium-payload tactical trucks for the department of defense, such as hauling tanks, missile systems, ammunition, fuel, troops, and cargo for combat units and light-payload tactical vehicles. The companys Fire & Emergency segment offers custom and commercial fire apparatus; and emergency vehicles, such as pumpers, aerial platform, ladder and tiller trucks, tankers, rescue vehicles, wild land rough terrain response vehicles, mobile command and control centers, bomb squad vehicles, hazardous materials control vehicles, and other emergency response vehicles. This segment also offers snow removal vehicles; broadcast and communication vehicles comprising electronic field production trailers, and satellite and electronic news gathering vehicles; and command trucks, and military simulator shelters and trailers. Its Commercial segment offers front-and rear-discharge concrete mixers, portable and stationary concrete batch plants, and refuse collection vehicles to concrete ready-mix and waste services industries. This segment also provides field service vehicles and truck-mounted cranes for the construction, equipment dealer, building supply, utility, tire service, railroad, and mining industries. The company was formerly known as Oshkosh Truck Corporation and changed its name to Oshkosh Corporation in February 2008. Oshkosh Corporation was founded in 1917 and is based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Lou Whiteman]

    Shares of Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE:OSK) jumped 22.4% in January, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after a strong earnings report and guidance that analysts say could prove to be conservative. It was a nice turnaround for a stock that has been an underperformer for most of the last year.

Best Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Teekay Corporation(TK)

Teekay Corporation (Teekay), incorporated on February 9, 1979, is a provider of crude oil and gas marine transportation services. The Company also offers offshore oil production, storage and offloading services, primarily under long-term, fixed-rate contracts. The Company is engaged in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) shipping sectors through its subsidiary, Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG). It is engaged in the operations in the offshore production, storage and transportation sector through its subsidiary, Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore) and through its interest in Teekay Petrojarl AS. It is also engaged in the conventional tanker business through its subsidiary, Teekay Tankers Ltd. (Teekay Tankers). Teekay provides a set of marine services to the oil and gas companies. The Company has four lines of business: offshore logistics (shuttle tankers, the HiLoad DP unit, floating storage and off-take (FSO) units, units for maintenance and safety (UMS), and long-distance towing and offshore installation vessels), offshore production (floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) units), liquefied gas carriers and conventional tankers.

Teekay Offshore-Offshore Logistics

Teekay Offshore includes its shuttle tanker operations, FSO units, a HiLoad DP unit, its FPSO units and offshore support, which includes floating accommodation units (FAUs), all of which operate under long-term fixed-rate contracts, and long-distance towing and offshore installation vessels. The Company’s shuttle tanker fleet has a total cargo capacity of approximately 4.5 million deadweight tons (dwt).

Teekay Offshore’s shuttle tankers are primarily subject to long-term, fixed-rate time-charter contracts or bareboat charter contracts for a specific offshore oil field, where a vessel is hired for a fixed period of time, or under contracts of affreightment for various fields, where Teekay Offshore commits to be available to transport the quantity ! of cargo requested by the customer from time to time over a specified trade route within a given period of time. Teekay Offshore has ownership interests in over 30 shuttle tankers and chartered-in an additional over three shuttle tankers.

Teekay Offshore’s FSO units are generally placed on long-term, fixed-rate time-charters or bareboat charters as an integrated part of the field development plan, which provides more stable cash flow to Teekay Offshore. Teekay Offshore has ownership interests in over seven FSO units, including a vessel undergoing conversion into an FSO unit. Teekay Offshore is a provider of long-distance towing and offshore installation vessels with DP2 capability. Teekay Offshore’s fleet includes over 10 long-distance towing and offshore installation vessels. UMS are used for offshore accommodation, storage and support for maintenance and modification projects on existing offshore installations, or during the installation and decommissioning of floating exploration, production and storage units, including FPSO units, floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) units and floating drill rigs.

Teekay Offshore-Offshore Production

Teekay Offshore-Offshore Production consists of FPSO Units. FPSO units are offshore production facilities that are ship-shaped or cylindrical-shaped and store processed crude oil in tanks located in the hull of the vessel. FPSO units are used as production facilities to develop marginal oil fields or deepwater areas remote from existing pipeline infrastructure. Teekay Offshore owns over 10 FPSO units and approximately two FPSO units.

Teekay LNG

Teekay LNG includes LNG and LPG carriers. LNG carriers are usually chartered to carry LNG pursuant to time-charter contracts, where a vessel is hired for a fixed period of time. LPG carriers are mainly chartered to carry LPG on time-charters, on contracts of affreightment or spot voyage charters. Teekay LNG’s fleet, including newbuildings on order, has a total cargo! carrying! capacity of approximately 8.6 million cubic meters. Teekay LNG has ownership interests in over 30 LNG carriers, as well as approximately 20 additional newbuilding LNG carriers on order. In addition, it has ownership of over 10 LPG carriers and part ownership.

Teekay Tankers

Teekay Tankers includes the Company’s conventional crude oil tankers and product carriers. The Company’s conventional crude oil tankers and product tankers primarily operate in the spot-tanker market or are subject to time-charters or contracts of affreightment that are priced on a spot-market basis or are short-term, fixed-rate contracts. Teekay Tankers participated in over three main pooling or revenue sharing commercial management arrangements. These include an Aframax tanker revenue sharing commercial management arrangement (the Aframax RSA), an LR2 tanker pool (the Taurus Pool) and a Suezmax tanker revenue sharing commercial management arrangement (the Suezmax RSA).

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Teekay (NYSE: TK) and Euroseas (NASDAQ:ESEA) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Rich Smith]

    Shares of Teekay Corporation (NYSE: TK)are down 9.2% as of 11:40 a.m EDT after the maritime oil operations holding company — parent of Teekay LNG Partners, Teekay Tankers, and Teekay Offshore– reported a big loss for its fiscal first quarter 2018. At one point today, Teekay stock had fallen as much as 15.7%.

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    Crude oil prices continue to remain in focus after Brent crude hit $80.00 per barrel. The benchmark crude touched $80.00, as markets are concerned about the impact renewed Iranian sanctions will have on global supply. French oil giant Total announced Wednesday that it was abandoning a gas project in Iran after failing to obtain a waiver from the Trump administration to do business in Iran. The sanctions are expected to decline global output at a time that OPEC is already working diligently to push oil prices higher by containing excessive global production.
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Best Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF (MGV)

Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF, formerly Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Value Index ETF, seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of the largest-capitalization value stocks in the United States. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Large-Cap Value Index, which represents the value companies of the MSCI US Large-Cap 300 Index. The Fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in the stocks that make up its target Index. The Fund attempts to replicate the target Index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the Index. The Vanguard Group, Inc., through its Quantitative Equity Group (QEG), serves as the investment advisor of the Fund.
Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Baird Financial Group Inc. purchased a new stake in Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:MGV) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 10,229 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $761,000.

Best Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: RMG Networks Holding Corporation(RMGN)

RMG Networks Holding Corporation, incorporated on January 5, 2011, is a holding company. The Company is a provider of enterprise-class digital signage solutions. Through a suite of products, software, software-embedded hardware, maintenance and content service, installation services, and third-party displays, the Company delivers intelligent visual communication solutions to its clients. As an integrated digital signage solution provider, the Company conducts its operations through RMG Enterprise Solutions business unit. It provides digital signage solutions to power intelligent visual communication implementations for contact center, supply chain, employee communications, hospitality, retail and other applications with a concentration of customers in the financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceutical, utility and transportation industries, and in federal, state and local governments.

The Company’s installations deliver real-time intelligent visual content that manages the ways in which organizations communicate with employees and customers to drive productivity and engagement. The solutions are designed to integrate with a customer’s information technology (IT) infrastructure, data and security environments. The Company’s software platform integrates with its customers’ departmental applications and offers premises-based or hosted content management, content subscription services and mobility solutions. The Company’s solutions portfolio consists of solutions for intelligent contact center, visual internal communications, visual supply chain and consumer-facing retail, financial services, higher education and hospitality applications. Its product components include Enterprise Software (ES), Media Players/Smart Digital Appliances (SDA), Design Studio (DS) and Design Studio Lite (DSL), InView, Subscription Content Services and Electronic Displays (ED).

ES is a software application server used to collect content from various applications and ot! her data sources, organize the content according to business rules and distribute the content to a range of end-points, including its media players, personal computers (PCs) and mobile devices. Its data collectors connect ES with customers’ enterprise applications to retrieve real-time data. SDA are media players with its software pre-loaded that functions as the content storage and rendering hardware between its ES content engine and the visual display end-points. DS and DSL are two offerings that are either a full-function application installed on the client’s PC (DS) or Web-based (DSL) software suites used to design the look, feel, function and timing of how content is played on end-point displays.

The Company’s InView is an integrated software product used to display real-time business data and other content directly on employees’ computers. InView is a messaging platform that enables real time communication of media, including business data, to all or a subset of connected corporate users. Its Subscription Content Services provide syndicated business-appropriate news and information, created by its editors. In addition, weather, stock information, airport flight data and over 100 ticker feeds allow clients to customize the output. ED includes a line of displays designed by the Company, such as SmartScreens and door displays that are architected to work seamlessly with its content management software. It also offers a large portfolio of third-party displays from some of the brands in screen and electronic display technology.

The Company competes with Cisco, Four Winds Interactive, Inova, Janus Displays, John Ryan & Associates, Nanonation, Navori, S.A., Scala, Stratacache and Visix.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Media coverage about RMG Networks (NASDAQ:RMGN) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. RMG Networks earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 45.2069122997124 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Best Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Telefonica Brasil S.A.(VIV)

Telef么nica Brasil S.A. provides fixed-line and mobile telecommunications services to residential and corporate customers in Brazil. Its fixed line services portfolio includes local, domestic long-distance, and international long-distance calls; and mobile portfolio comprises voice and broadband Internet access through 3G and 4G, as well as mobile value-added services and wireless roaming services. The company also offers data services, including Internet, broadband, mobile broadband, and wireless Internet services. In addition, the company provides pay TV services through direct to home satellite technology, IPTV, and cable, as well as interactive services, such as video-on-demand; network services, such as rental of facilities; other services comprising Internet access, private network connectivity, computer equipment leasing, extended service, detects, voice mail and cellular blocker, and others; wholesale services, including interconnection services to users of other network providers; and digital services, such as financial services, machine-to-machine operations, e-health solutions, security, video, and advertising. Further, the company offers multimedia communication services, which include audio, data, voice and other sounds, images, texts, and other information, as well as sells wireless devices and accessories, such as handsets, smartphones, broadband USB modems, and devices. Additionally, it provides telecommunications solutions and IT support to various industries, such as retail, manufacturing, services, financial institutions, government, etc. Telef么nica Brasil S.A. offers its solutions through its stores, dealers, retail channels, and door-to-door sales. The company was formerly known as Telecomunica莽玫es de S茫o Paulo S.A. TELESP and changed its name to Telef么nica Brasil S.A. in October 2011. Telef么nica Brasil S.A. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in S茫o Paulo, Brazil. Telef么nica Brasil S.A. is a subsidiary of Telefonica S.A.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Vivendi (EPA:VIV) has been given a €29.00 ($33.72) target price by investment analysts at UBS Group in a research note issued on Tuesday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    UBS Group set a €25.50 ($29.65) target price on Vivendi (EPA:VIV) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Vivendi (EPA:VIV) received a €23.50 ($27.33) price target from stock analysts at Barclays in a research note issued on Friday. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Best Low Price Stocks To Watch Right Now

Shares of Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) are picking up steam again. Snapchat’s parent company has seen its stock move nicely higher for four consecutive trading days, surging 17% in the process. Snap is also trading higher on Tuesday, so the winning streak may not be over just yet.

Snap stock has been on fire since noted worrywart Citron Research issued a rare buy recommendation last week. Citron — best known for skewering high-flying stocks with questionable business models — feels that the dot-com laggard is oversold at this point. Citron argues that the heavily shorted stock already has the negative catalysts and news flow priced into the shares, and has set a target price of $17 on the stock. That’s plenty of upside for a stock waffling about in the pre-teens at the time of the report.

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Best Low Price Stocks To Watch Right Now: Hatteras Financial Corp(HTS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    News articles about Hatteras Financial (NYSE:HTS) have trended positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hatteras Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.6332645118122 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Media headlines about Hatteras Financial (NYSE:HTS) have trended positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hatteras Financial earned a news sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.8883073191268 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Best Low Price Stocks To Watch Right Now: RadiSys Corporation(RSYS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    RadiSys Co. (NASDAQ:RSYS) saw an uptick in trading volume on Monday . 3,524,786 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 361% from the previous session’s volume of 765,060 shares.The stock last traded at $1.57 and had previously closed at $1.51.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    RadiSys (NASDAQ: RSYS) and Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Media stories about RadiSys (NASDAQ:RSYS) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. RadiSys earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 47.9028445830012 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    RadiSys (NASDAQ: RSYS) and Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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Best Low Price Stocks To Watch Right Now: Oshkosh Corporation(OSK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Osisko Mining Inc (TSE:OSK) Director John Feliks Burzynski acquired 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of C$2.08 per share, with a total value of C$10,400.00.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Osisko Mining (TSE:OSK) Director Robert Wares purchased 10,000 shares of Osisko Mining stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 15th. The shares were bought at an average price of C$2.06 per share, with a total value of C$20,600.00.

  • [By Lou Whiteman]

    Shares of Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE:OSK) jumped 22.4% in January, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after a strong earnings report and guidance that analysts say could prove to be conservative. It was a nice turnaround for a stock that has been an underperformer for most of the last year.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Oshkosh (OSK)

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. increased its position in shares of Oshkosh Co. (NYSE:OSK) by 23.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 71,497 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 13,533 shares during the quarter. Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. owned about 0.10% of Oshkosh worth $5,693,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Max Byerly]

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Hot Financial Stocks To Own For 2019

Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALXN) was downgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Thursday.

Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Evercore ISI restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $158.00 price target on shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Thursday, July 26th. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $123.00 price target on shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Friday, July 27th. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from $154.00 to $130.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 13th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seventeen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $160.32.

Hot Financial Stocks To Own For 2019: Oshkosh Corporation(OSK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Oshkosh (OSK)

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Oshkosh (OSK)

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  • [By Lou Whiteman]

    Shares of Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE:OSK) jumped 22.4% in January, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after a strong earnings report and guidance that analysts say could prove to be conservative. It was a nice turnaround for a stock that has been an underperformer for most of the last year.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the seventeen analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $89.87.

Hot Financial Stocks To Own For 2019: Avnet, Inc.(AVT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    TLP Group LLC bought a new position in Avnet (NYSE:AVT) in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund bought 10,320 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $431,000.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. raised its holdings in Avnet (NYSE:AVT) by 36.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 64,627 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 17,261 shares during the period. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. owned 0.05% of Avnet worth $2,772,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    TheStreet downgraded shares of Avnet (NYSE:AVT) from a b rating to a c rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning.

    Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Citigroup increased their target price on Avnet from $37.00 to $39.00 and gave the company a sell rating in a research note on Thursday, August 9th. Pivotal Research raised Avnet from a hold rating to a buy rating and upped their price target for the company from $42.00 to $50.00 in a research report on Friday, June 15th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Avnet from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday. Bank of America raised Avnet from a neutral rating to a buy rating and upped their price target for the company from $44.00 to $55.00 in a research report on Friday, August 10th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co assumed coverage on Avnet in a research report on Tuesday, July 17th. They set a market perform rating and a $47.00 price target on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Avnet currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $45.14.

  • [By Max Byerly]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

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Hot Financial Stocks To Own For 2019: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.(LYV)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Live Nation (NYSE:LYV) by 76.0% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 7,656 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,305 shares during the quarter. Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC’s holdings in Live Nation were worth $323,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Nick Sciple]

    A few weeks ago, we covered the soon-to-be-public Eventbrite — an event-planning and ticketing platform that targets all but the very largest and smallest gatherings. Who targets the very largest gatherings, then? That would be Live Nation (NYSE:LYV), which has the vast majority of market share in the mega event space.

  • [By Anders Bylund]

    Shares of Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV) closed 12.5% higher on Friday, following the release of strong first-quarter results. Earlier in the day, share prices jumped as much as 14.9% higher.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    In this segment from Industry Focus: Consumer Goods, host Vincent Shen and Motley Fool contributor Nick Sciple break down Live Nation’s (NYSE:LYV) position relative to its competitors and give their final takeaways for investors looking to invest in the live events industry.

Top 5 Blue Chip Stocks To Buy For 2019

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Top 5 Blue Chip Stocks To Buy For 2019: American Tower Corporation (REIT)(AMT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Reaves W H & Co. Inc. lessened its stake in American Tower Co. (NYSE:AMT) by 2.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 312,526 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 8,169 shares during the quarter. American Tower makes up approximately 1.6% of Reaves W H & Co. Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 22nd biggest holding. Reaves W H & Co. Inc. owned about 0.07% of American Tower worth $45,423,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Andy Pai]

    American Tower Corp (NYSE: AMT), a real estate investment trust that owns cell phone towers, has also been one of Akre's most successful investments. Akre has owned shares in the company on and off since 2003. Akre believes American Tower is the ‘bottleneck business' within the wireless telecom industry. Regardless of advances in technology within the industry, network operators are reliant on the towers, giving the owners of cell phone towers the only effective monopoly in the industry.

  • [By Tyler Crowe, Leo Sun, and Brian Feroldi]

    The best way to thread the needle between these two competing ideas is to invest in stable businesses that sell at a reasonable price today. Here’s why our Motley Fool investors picked American Tower (NYSE:AMT), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE:BIP), and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO). 

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Edgewood Management LLC boosted its position in shares of American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) by 2.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 6,827,640 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 154,127 shares during the period. American Tower makes up approximately 3.6% of Edgewood Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 17th largest holding. Edgewood Management LLC owned approximately 1.55% of American Tower worth $984,341,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Guggenheim reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of American Tower (NYSE:AMT) in a research note published on Tuesday morning. Guggenheim currently has a $160.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock.

Top 5 Blue Chip Stocks To Buy For 2019: Oshkosh Corporation(OSK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. increased its position in shares of Oshkosh Co. (NYSE:OSK) by 23.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 71,497 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 13,533 shares during the quarter. Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. owned about 0.10% of Oshkosh worth $5,693,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Oshkosh Co. (NYSE:OSK) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 17,314 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,218,000.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Osisko Mining Inc (TSE:OSK) Director John Feliks Burzynski acquired 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of C$2.08 per share, with a total value of C$10,400.00.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Osisko Mining (TSE:OSK) Director Robert Wares purchased 10,000 shares of Osisko Mining stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 15th. The shares were bought at an average price of C$2.06 per share, with a total value of C$20,600.00.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Companies Reporting Before The Bell
    General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.24 per share on revenue of $34.66 billion.
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.85 per share on revenue of $5.24 billion.
    United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.55 per share on revenue of $16.44 billion.
    Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.74 per share on revenue of $7.91 billion.
    ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.74 per share on revenue of $8.81 billion.
    PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.93 per share on revenue of $12.4 billion.
    American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.72 per share on revenue of $10.42 billion.
    Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.74 per share on revenue of $5.01 billion.
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.8 per share on revenue of $34.52 billion.
    Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.66 per share on revenue of $5.38 billion.
    D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE: DHI) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.85 per share on revenue of $3.76 billion.
    The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $1.4 per share on revenue of $1.94 billion.
    Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.56 per share on revenue of $2.94 billion.
    Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.92 per share on revenue of $4.63 billion.
    Shire plc (NASDAQ: SHPG) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $3.54 per share on revenue of $3.72 billion.
    Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) is projected to report quarter

Top 5 Blue Chip Stocks To Buy For 2019: Forward Pharma A/S(FWP)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Forward Pharma A/S (NASDAQ: FWP) shares gained 88.18 percent to close at $4.14 on Tuesday.
    Regional Health Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHE) shares jumped 18.04 percent to close at $0.3010 on Tuesday.
    Precipio, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPO) shares gained 16.61 percent to close at $0.49 after the nano-cap specialty diagnostics company said it saw an acceleration of sales in its Pathology services in April. The company now expects to see a sequential double digit quarterly sales growth.
    Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. (NASDAQ: ARCT) rose 16.09 percent to close at $7.00 on Tuesday.
    America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRMT) gained 14.53 percent to close at $62.65 after reporting upbeat Q4 results.
    NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTG) shares surged 12.64 percent to close at $13.19.
    Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN) gained 12.12 percent to close at $4.07 on Tuesday.
    Quotient Limited (NASDAQ: QTNT) shares climbed 11.58 percent to close at $6.55 on Tuesday.
    American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) rose 11.23 percent to close at $32.28 following a report from Reuters that the company is looking for a sale.
    iQIYI, Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) gained 11.15 percent to close at $22.52.
    Veracyte, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCYT) rose 10.4 percent to close at $7.11.
    Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMRT) gained 10.26 percent to close at $3.33. Stein Mart is expected to release quarterly earnings on May 23.
    MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG) shares rose 10.11 percent to close at $8.06.
    The Container Store Group, Inc. (NYSE: TCS) gained 8.2 percent to close at $8.18. Container Store reported weaker-than-expected earnings for its fourth quarter after the closing bell.
    Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAB) shares gained 7.69 percent to close at $9.10 after the company reported upbeat Q2 results.
    Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) rose 6.4 percent to close at $59.03 after reporting a $10 billion buyback plan.

     

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    ValuEngine lowered shares of Forward Pharma A/S (NASDAQ:FWP) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Thursday morning.

    NASDAQ:FWP opened at $2.49 on Thursday. Forward Pharma A/S has a fifty-two week low of $1.63 and a fifty-two week high of $7.93.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Check out these big penny stock gainers and losers

    Losers
    Forward Pharma A/S (NASDAQ: FWP) fell 15.2 percent to $3.51 in pre-market trading after surging 88.18 percent on Tuesday.
    Pfenex Inc. (NASDAQ: PFNX) shares fell 15 percent to $5.85 in pre-market trading after the company announced an offering of common stock.
    Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB) fell 17.6 percent to $47.75 in pre-market trading after the company reported downbeat results for its first quarter and issued a weak earnings forecast for the second quarter.
    Container Store Group, Inc. (NYSE: TCS) fell 13 percent to $7.15 in pre-market trading after reporting weaker-than-expected earnings for its fourth quarter.
    Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX) shares fell 12.1 percent to $4.00 in pre-market trading after reporting pricing of public offering of common stock.
    Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) shares fell 9.8 percent to $27.31 in pre-market trading.
    Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (NYSE: TKC) fell 6.5 percent to $6.60 in pre-market trading.
    Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) shares fell 5.8 percent to $71.02 in pre-market trading. Target reported weaker-than-expected earnings for its first quarter, while sales exceeded estimates.
    PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE: PBF) shares fell 5.7 percent to $42.42 in pre-market trading

Top 5 Blue Chip Stocks To Buy For 2019: Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.(OHI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chuck Saletta]

    Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) is a real estate investment trust that focuses on skilled nursing facilities. As America’s population continues to age over the next several decades, it is very likely that the demand for those facilities will continue to strengthen. As a REIT, Omega Healthcare Investors has to pay out at least 90% of its income as a dividend, assuring that its investors will directly share in the profits the company sees.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    MML Investors Services LLC trimmed its holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) by 33.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 50,429 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 25,862 shares during the quarter. MML Investors Services LLC’s holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors were worth $1,364,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) outpaced the market by gaining 11% last month compared to a 3% increase in the S&P 500, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

  • [By Cory Renauer]

    The number of Americans over 65 years of age is expected to double to around 98 million by 2060. Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH), Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI), and Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) are all real estate investment trusts (REITs) that own medical buildings and housing facilities that an aging country is going to need a lot more of in the years to come. Here’s why they’re perfect investments for retirees or those of you excited about being one soon.

Top 5 Blue Chip Stocks To Buy For 2019: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.(CLNE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) saw a drop of about 7.6% in short interest to 3.88 million shares. About 4.4% of the company’s float was short, and days to cover fell from nine to two. The share price skyrocketed 27.5% in the two-week period. The stock closed at $2.74 on Thursday, up about 4.6% for the day, in a 52-week range of $1.31 to $3.05.

  • [By Jason Hall]

    Shares of natural-gas-for-transportation supplier Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE) are up 10.2% at 2:47 p.m. EDT on August 9. Today’s surge follows a bad day on August 8, when shares finished down 11% following the release of the company’s second-quarter financial results after market close. 

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) dropped about 3.6% Wednesday to post a new 52-week low of $1.62 after closing at $1.68 on Tuesday. The stock’s 52-week high is $3.12. Volume was about 2 million, about 30% above the daily average of around 1.3 million. The company had no specific news.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE) SVP Barclay Corbus acquired 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 18th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $2.36 per share, for a total transaction of $35,400.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 549,113 shares in the company, valued at $1,295,906.68. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

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The Federal Reserve&a;rsquo;s increased aggression over the past couple of years has finally come home to roost. The yield on the 10-year Treasury recently rocketed above 2.8% &a;ndash; a four-year high &a;ndash; while the 30-year cleared the 3% mark.

That&a;rsquo;s bad news for investors in many traditional dividend-paying blue chips.

The 10-year T-note might as well have been a &a;ldquo;high-yield&a;rdquo; savings account the past few years, offering almost laughable income of less than 1.4% as recently as 2016. That kind of environment gives investors &a;ldquo;yield goggles,&a;rdquo; making even no-growth stocks look attractive as long as they&a;rsquo;re paying out near 3%.

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Best Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In 2019: Oshkosh Corporation(OSK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Osisko Mining (TSE:OSK) Director Robert Wares purchased 10,000 shares of Osisko Mining stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 15th. The shares were bought at an average price of C$2.06 per share, with a total value of C$20,600.00.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Osisko Mining Inc (TSE:OSK) Director John Feliks Burzynski acquired 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of C$2.08 per share, with a total value of C$10,400.00.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Companies Reporting Before The Bell
    General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.24 per share on revenue of $34.66 billion.
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.85 per share on revenue of $5.24 billion.
    United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.55 per share on revenue of $16.44 billion.
    Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.74 per share on revenue of $7.91 billion.
    ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.74 per share on revenue of $8.81 billion.
    PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.93 per share on revenue of $12.4 billion.
    American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.72 per share on revenue of $10.42 billion.
    Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.74 per share on revenue of $5.01 billion.
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.8 per share on revenue of $34.52 billion.
    Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.66 per share on revenue of $5.38 billion.
    D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE: DHI) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.85 per share on revenue of $3.76 billion.
    The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $1.4 per share on revenue of $1.94 billion.
    Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.56 per share on revenue of $2.94 billion.
    Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.92 per share on revenue of $4.63 billion.
    Shire plc (NASDAQ: SHPG) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $3.54 per share on revenue of $3.72 billion.
    Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) is projected to report quarter

Best Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In 2019: Voyager Therapeutics, Inc.(VYGR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    The Trade Desk, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD) jumped 36.2 percent to $71.82 after the company reported upbeat results for its first quarter. The company also issued strong second-quarter and FY18 sales guidance.
    WideOpenWest, Inc. (NYSE: WOW) jumped 30.4 percent to $8.80 after the company reported Q1 results.
    MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOSY) shares surged 28.6 percent to $1.9541 after the company reported better-than-expected Q1 results and issued strong Q2 forecast.
    Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ: BOXL) gained 24 percent to $6.39.
    Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKCA) shares gained 19.1 percent to $24.60. Akcea Therapeutics, an affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: IONS) announced that the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee, which met to discuss the safety and efficacy of subcutaneously injected volanesoren solution for patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome, voted 12-8 to support its approval.
    Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: UEPS) shares rose 17 percent to $10.31 after reporting Q3 results.
    ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCB) gained 16.8 percent to $43.1457 after reporting upbeat quarterly earnings.
    Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS) rose 16.2 percent to $8.60. Amtech posted Q2 earnings of $0.19 per share on sales of $32.783 million.
    Identiv, Inc (NASDAQ: INVE) surged 14.4 percent to $3.8450 following Q1 results.
    Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) shares rose 14.3 percent to $18.43 following Q1 results.
    VivoPower International PLC (NASDAQ: VVPR) gained 11.5 percent to $2.71.
    Intersections Inc. (NASDAQ: INTX) gained 11.4 percent to $2.55 after reporting Q1 results.
    Noodles & Company (NASDAQ: NDLS) shares rose 10.9 percent to $8.65 following Q1 results.
    Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VYGR) climbed 10.6 percent to $18.54 following Q1 results.
    Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK) rose 10.4 percent to $5.739.
    Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ: IMMR) gained 9.6 percent to $12.69
  • [By Chris Lange]

    Voyager Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: VYGR) shares saw a handy gain on Tuesday after the company announced that it received some feedback from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from its Type C meeting.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Voyager Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: VYGR) will be presenting at the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy annual meeting taking place May 16 to 19, 2018, in Chicago. The firm will be releasing data from its lead clinical program for Parkinsons disease, its preclinical programs targeting a monogenic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) called SOD1, Huntingtons disease and Friedreichs ataxia, and its gene therapy vector platform including novel adeno-associated virus capsid optimization efforts and manufacturing capabilities.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Voyager Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VYGR)’s share price was down 3.3% during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $20.45 and last traded at $21.04. Approximately 9,445 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 98% from the average daily volume of 399,751 shares. The stock had previously closed at $20.37.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    For many drug developers, Parkinsons disease is a tricky disease to treat. However, developing a treatment ultimately could yield a huge reward as there are currently no therapies that effectively slow or reverse the progression of this disease. And after Thursdays announcement, Voyager Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: VYGR) could be poised to reap this reward.

  • [By Max Byerly]

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Best Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In 2019: Clarke(t)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    Markets are digesting the ongoing roller coaster that is President Trump’s trade policy. Recently, Trump slapped the EU, Canada, and Mexico with heavy tariffs on steel and aluminum. At the end of the event, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that all seven member nations signed a summit communique despite ongoing trade tensions. However, President Trump has now claimed that Trudeau lied to him about certain policies. This ongoing political drama will extend through the week. Trump has arrived in Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. This will be the first meeting between an American president and a sitting North Korean leader. Ahead of the meeting, Trump said that he will know “within a minute” whether North Korean officials are serious about giving up their weapons and potentially liberalizing their economy. The other major story to watch this week is the meeting of the Fed Open Market Committee, which kicks off on Tuesday. The U.S. central bank is expected to raise interest rates for the second time in 2018. On Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will likely announce a hike of 0.25% to the benchmark rate of 2%. This would also mark the seventh hike since December 2015. Markets will be looking for clues during Powell’s conference to determine how many additional times the Fed plans to raise interest rates during the final six months of the year.
    Four Stocks to Watch Today: VZ, T, TWX, GE
    Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) named a new CEO to help the firm lead its charge in 5G communications. Hans Vestberg, who is a former CEO of Ericsson and Verizon’s CTO since 2017, has been tapped for the lead role starting on Aug. 1. Since joining Verizon, Vestberg has been the architect of the firm’s 4G LTE rollout and lead the organization in its 5G wireless infrastructure design. He will replace Lowell McAdam, who took the role of CEO back in 2011. On Tuesday, a U.S. District Court will rule on whether to approve an $85 bil

  • [By Chris Lange]

    AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is further expanding its massive telecom empire with a new acquisition to kick off the week. The company said that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AppNexus, a technology company that operates a leading global advertising marketplace and provides enterprise products for digital advertising, serving publishers, agencies and marketers

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    While that is happening in the Middle East, trouble is brewing in Washington. In addition to reports that a Russian Oligarch paid Trump’s lawyer $500,000, a U.S. telecom giant is now caught up with the same lawyer. AT&T Corporation (NYSE: T) confirmed Tuesday night that it paid Trump lawyer Michael Cohen for information on the administration. AT&T stock is up 0.6% in premarket hours.
    Four Stocks to Watch Today: TRIP, MTCH, FOXA, DIS
    Shares of TripAdvisor (Nasdaq: TRIP) popped nearly 20% after the company crushed earnings after the bell. In addition, the CFO Ernst Teunissen projected strong guidance for the rest of the year. The firm reported EPS of $0.30 on top of $378.0 million in revenue. Wall Street expected $0.16 per share on $360.84 million in revenue.
    Shares of Match Group (Nasdaq: MTCH) popped 3% after the company reported earnings after the bell. The dating site operator reported stronger than expected earnings and revenue figures on Tuesday. Overall, revenue jumped 36% compared to the same period in 2017. The firm also reported stronger than expected guidance. Of course, all anyone is talking about how Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) could impact the dating industry with its new plugin.
    Shares of 21st Century Fox (NYSE FOXA) are in focus as the firm prepares to report earnings before the bell. However, investors are more likely focused today on the expected bidding war between the Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) to purchase key assets of the company. Fox is also tied up in a bidding war with Comcast to purchase British television provider Sky (OTC MKTS: SKYAY).
    Look for additional earnings reports from Booking Holdings (Nasdaq: BKNG), com International (Nasdaq: CTRP), Sina Corp. (Nasdaq: SINA), Albermarle Corp. (NYSE: ALB), Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL), SolarEdge Technologies (Nasdaq: SEDG), Wolverine World Wide (NYSE: WWW), IAC Interactive Corp. (NYSE: IAC), and Cavium Inc. (Nasdaq: CAVM).

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    AT&T (NYSE: T) dropped 6% when it missed expectations by 2.2% for Q1 earnings on lower revenue and margin weakness. While the company added 2.6 million wireless subscribers during the quarter, many were on connected devices for existing contracts which led to lower average revenue per user (ARPU).

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    Today, Bill offers our readers a few of his favorites as Trump meets with Kim Jong Un.Here’s how to cash in regardless of how this summit turns out in the long run.

    The Top Stock Market Stories for Tuesday
    Last night, President Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. This was the first meeting between a sitting American president and a North Korean leader. Following the agreement, analysts noted that the document signed by both parties included no concrete details for achieving denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula. Trump responded to criticism by saying he is fully confident that the Korean dictatorship will follow through. A U.S. district court will rule on whether to approve an $85 billion merger between AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX). The decision comes after about six weeks of debate in a courtroom. The ruling will likely have a significant impact on the proposed bid by The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) for media giant Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.(NYSE: FOXA). The Fed Open Market Committee kicks off its June meeting today. The U.S. central bank is expected to raise interest rates for the second time in 2018. On Wednesday, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will likely announce a hike of 0.25% to the benchmark rate to 2%. This would also mark the seventh hike since December 2015. Markets will be looking for clues during Powell’s conference to determine how many additional times the Fed plans to raise interest rates during the final six months of the year.
    Three Stocks to Watch Today: RH, TSLA, GE
    Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (NYSE: RH) stock popped more than 20% in pre-market hours after the company reported very strong profits for the quarter. The retailer reported earnings per share of $1.33, well above the $1.02 anticipated by analysts. The company also reported a strong second-quarter outlook, news that reduced concerns about it falling short of revenue expectations. Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TS

  • [By The Ticker Tape]

    TD Ameritrade clients were net buyers during the April period, buying some volatile names during earnings season. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) was net bought for the third month in a row. The company reported better-than-expected earnings during the month, but traded lower after reports it may purchase a movie theatre chain. For the first time in 2018, AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) was net bought as the company traded lower following an earnings miss due to cord-cutting increases. Spotify Technology SA (NYSE: SPOT) was also a net buy following the company's IPO early in the period. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD), which has seen volatility recently and posted an earnings beat, was net bought. For the fifth month in a row, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) was net bought. The company traded higher during the period on the back of an earnings beat and analyst upgrades. Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ), which was off approximately 20 percent from recent highs as the company announced an acquisition of another online company, Weebly, was also a net buy.

Best Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In 2019: China Commercial Credit, Inc.(CCCR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    News stories about China Commercial Credit (NASDAQ:CCCR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. China Commercial Credit earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the credit services provider an impact score of 47.8379000547292 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.