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Hourglass Capital LLC lifted its stake in New York Community Bank (NYSE:NYCB) by 19.7% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 589,817 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 97,000 shares during the quarter. New York Community Bank makes up about 1.8% of Hourglass Capital LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 23rd largest position. Hourglass Capital LLC owned about 0.12% of New York Community Bank worth $7,685,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Mondrian Investment Partners LTD purchased a new stake in New York Community Bank during the fourth quarter valued at $47,004,000. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. raised its stake in New York Community Bank by 27,738.6% during the first quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 2,426,691 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $31,625,000 after purchasing an additional 2,417,974 shares in the last quarter. Mackenzie Financial Corp purchased a new stake in New York Community Bank during the fourth quarter valued at $13,176,000. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in New York Community Bank during the fourth quarter valued at $9,636,000. Finally, BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in New York Community Bank by 1.1% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 49,132,135 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $639,700,000 after purchasing an additional 518,946 shares in the last quarter. 61.25% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Top Undervalued Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Putnam Premier Income Trust(PPT)

Putnam Premier Income Trust (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek high current income consistent with the preservation of capital, which it pursues by allocating its investments among the United States Government sector, high-yield sector and international sector of the fixed-income securities market. The Fund invests in higher-yielding, lower-rated bonds that have a higher rate of default due to the nature of the investments.

The Fund’s portfolio includes foreign government bonds and notes, the United States Government and Agency mortgage obligations, the States Government Agency mortgage obligations, the United States Treasury obligations, asset-backed securities, and corporate bonds and notes. The Fund’s investment manager is Putnam Investment Management, LLC, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Putnam, LLC. Its investment sub-manager is Putnam Investments Limited.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Populous (CURRENCY:PPT) traded up 2.1% against the U.S. dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 11:00 AM Eastern on October 2nd. One Populous token can now be bought for approximately $3.21 or 0.00049181 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including OKEx, Bithumb, Mercatox and LATOKEN. Populous has a market cap of $118.72 million and $1.26 million worth of Populous was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Over the last week, Populous has traded 8.7% higher against the U.S. dollar.

Top Undervalued Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Sphere 3D Corp.(ANY)

Sphere 3D Corp. provides virtualization technologies and data management solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company enables organizations to deploy a combination of public, private, or hybrid cloud strategies through containerized applications, virtual desktops, virtual storage, and physical hyper-converged platforms. It provides G-Series Appliance and G-Series Cloud applications; virtual desktop management software for managing virtual desktop pools on its V3 hyper-converged appliances for virtualized desktop infrastructures; GuardianOS storage software for SnapServer enterprise-grade network attached storage systems; RAINcloud OS storage software for SnapScale clustered scale-out data storage solutions; Snap Enterprise Data Replicator, which provides multi-directional, WAN-optimized replication for SnapServer and SnapScale systems; and AccuGuard, a Windows-based backup and recovery data protection software. The company also offers RDX removable disk solutions, which use public cloud providers, including Microsoft and Amazon for data protection; SnapServer network attached storage solution, a platform for primary or nearline storage for integration with Windows, UNIX/Linux, and Macintosh environments; SnapScale clustered network attached storage solutions, which are clustered NAS solutions that enable organizations with rapid or unpredictable data growth to scale capacity and performance; and V3 hyper-converged platform, an appliance for high performance virtual desktop infrastructure. In addition, it offers NEO series tape-based backup and long-term archive solutions, including tape libraries, tape autoloaders, and stand-alone tape drives. The company sells its products through its distributor and reseller network to small and medium enterprises, small and medium businesses, and distributed enterprises. Sphere 3D Corp. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Mississauga, Canada.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    Sphere 3D Corp (NASDAQ:ANY) was down 0% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $0.31 and last traded at $0.34. Approximately 6,746 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 99% from the average daily volume of 962,980 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.34.

Top Undervalued Stocks To Invest In Right Now: The Descartes Systems Group Inc.(DSGX)

The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (Descartes), incorporated on February 1, 2012, is a global provider of federated network and global logistics technology solutions that help its customers make and receive shipments and manage related resources. The Company’s network-based solutions, which primarily consist of services and software, connect people to their trading partners and enable business document exchange (bookings, bills of lading, status messages); regulatory compliance and customs filing; route and resource planning, execution and monitoring; access and leverage global trade and restricted party data; inventory and asset visibility; rate and transportation management, and warehouse operations. Its pricing model allows its customers to purchase its solutions either on a perpetual license, subscription or transactional basis.

The Company’s primary focus is on serving transportation providers (air, ocean and truck modes), logistics service providers (including third-party logistics providers, freight forwarders and customs brokers) and distribution-intensive companies. It operates in the United States, Europe, Middle-East and Africa, Canada and Asia Pacific. It caters to various industries, including transportation and logistics, manufacturing, retail, distribution, business services and public sector. The Company’s solutions include Logistics Technology Platform that fuses the Descartes Global Logistics Network (Descartes GLN); customs and regulatory compliance; routing, mobile and telematics; global logistics network services; transportation management, and broker and forwarder enterprise systems. The Logistics Technology Platform leverages the multimodal logistics community to enable companies to connect and collaborate.

The Descartes Global Logistics Network, as the foundation of the Logistics Technology Platform, manages the flow of data and documents that track and control inventory, assets and people in motion. Descartes’ Logistics Application Suite offers an array! of modular, cloud-based, interoperable Web and wireless logistics management applications. Descartes’ Customs and Regulatory Compliance solutions help to bridge the information gap between trading partners and regulatory authorities to enable cargo security screening, customs declaration filings and compliance across multiple regulatory requirements and industry-sponsored initiatives affecting international transportation. Descartes’ Routing, Mobile and Telematics suite supports the full, closed-loop process associated with route planning, route execution, driver and vehicle performance. This single-integrated platform helps deliver operations by uniting optimized route planning, dispatching and global positioning system (GPS) tracking, mobile applications, vehicle telematics, fleet/driver, compliance and performance analytics.

The Descartes GLN manages data semantics, message delivery, and transformation of data pertaining to regional or global operations and the ability to work across wired and wireless technologies. Descartes Global Logistics Network Services include Document Management Services, Community Services and Connectivity Services. Descartes’ Transportation Management solution capabilities include Carrier Compliance & Rate Management, Transportation Planning and Execution, Dock Scheduling and Yard Management, Freight Audit and Settlement, Visibility, Tracking and Performance Management, and Logistics Flow Control. Descartes’ on-demand Broker and Forwarder Enterprise Systems solutions include Forwarder Back Office, and Brokerage and Declaration Services.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Descartes Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:DSGX) (TSE:DSG) – Research analysts at William Blair upped their Q1 2020 earnings estimates for Descartes Systems Group in a report issued on Thursday, March 7th. William Blair analyst M. Pfau now expects that the technology company will post earnings of $0.15 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.13. William Blair also issued estimates for Descartes Systems Group’s Q2 2020 earnings at $0.16 EPS, Q3 2020 earnings at $0.17 EPS, Q4 2020 earnings at $0.17 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $0.65 EPS, Q1 2021 earnings at $0.18 EPS, Q2 2021 earnings at $0.18 EPS, Q3 2021 earnings at $0.18 EPS, Q4 2021 earnings at $0.20 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $0.75 EPS.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribing]

    Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX) Q4 2019 Earnings Conference CallMarch 6, 2019 5:00 p.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
    Prepared Remarks:

    Operator

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX) (TSE:DSG) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 28th. The technology company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.12 by ($0.02). Descartes Systems Group had a return on equity of 5.88% and a net margin of 11.24%. The business had revenue of $70.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $69.69 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.08 EPS. Descartes Systems Group’s revenue was up 12.9% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts forecast that Descartes Systems Group Inc will post 0.41 EPS for the current year.

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Top Undervalued Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.(PANW)

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. provides enterprise security platform to enterprises, service providers, and government entities worldwide. Its platform includes Next-Generation Firewall that delivers application, user, and content visibility and control, as well as protection against network-based cyber threats; Advanced Endpoint Protection that prevents cyber attacks that exploit software vulnerabilities on various fixed and virtual endpoints and servers; and Threat Intelligence Cloud that offers central intelligence capabilities, security for software as a service applications, and automated delivery of preventative measures against cyber attacks. The company provides firewall appliances; Panorama, a centralized security management solution for the control of appliances deployed on an end-customer’s network as a virtual or a physical appliance; and Virtual System Upgrades, which are available as extensions to the virtual system capacity that ships with the appliance. It also offers subscription services, such as threat detection and prevention, URL filtering, laptop and mobile devices protection, malware and threats protection, and windows-based fixed and virtual endpoints protection services; support and maintenance services; and professional services, including application traffic management, solution design and planning, configuration, and firewall migration services, as well as provides education services. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. primarily sells its products and services through its channel partners, as well as directly to medium to large enterprises, service providers, and government entities operating in various industries comprising education, energy, financial services, government entities, healthcare, Internet and media, manufacturing, public sector, and telecommunications. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Steve Symington]

    Shares of Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) climbed 14.6% in February, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the cybersecurity platform company released strong fiscal second-quarter 2019 results. 

  • [By Nicholas Rossolillo]

    Shares of cybersecurity outfit Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) rallied after the company reported another strong advance in its business during the second quarter of its 2019 fiscal year. Companies around the world are transitioning legacy operations to more-efficient digital ones, but that creates the need for new security measures.

  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE: PANW) was definitely one of the big technology earnings season winners. After all, it seems folly to believe that companies would be cheap when it comes to data security and network security at this time.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    When Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) released its fiscal second-quarter earnings report after the markets closed on Tuesday, it posted $1.51 in earnings per share (EPS) and $711.2 million in revenue. The consensus estimates had called for $1.22 in EPS on revenue of $682.1 million. In the same period of last year, the cybersecurity firm said it had EPS of $1.05 and $542.4 million in revenue.

Top Undervalued Stocks To Invest In Right Now: MINDBODY, Inc.(MB)

Mediobanca Banca di Credito Finanziario SpA is an Italy-based bank. Together with its subsidiaries, the Company’s activities are divided into three main segments: Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB), Principal Investing (PI) and Retail and Private Banking (RPB). In the CIB segment, the Bank is engaged in the investment banking activities, leasing services and trading investments. The PI segment comprises the Bank’s shareholdings in companies involved in the insurance sector, multimedia publishing activities and telecommunication services, as well as stakes acquired as part of merchant banking activity and investments in private equity funds. The RPB consists of financial products and services provided to retail customers, including consumer credit products, mortgages, deposit accounts, private banking and fiduciary activities. In September 2013, the Company launched the sale of its investment in Telco. In June 2014, the Company directly allocated 1.6% stake in Telecom Italia. Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    MINDBODY (NASDAQ:MB) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    DXC Technology (NYSE:DXC) and MINDBODY (NASDAQ:MB) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now

Wall Street brokerages predict that Trueblue Inc (NYSE:TBI) will report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.49 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Trueblue’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.47 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.50. Trueblue reported earnings per share of $0.42 during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 16.7%. The business is expected to issue its next earnings results on Monday, July 30th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Trueblue will report full year earnings of $2.16 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.12 to $2.20. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $2.43 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.40 to $2.45. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Trueblue.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.(PANW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Steve Symington]

    Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) announced better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter 2018 results on Thursday after the market closed, showcasing narrowing GAAP losses and its role as a key beneficiary of the business world’s early transition to cloud-based infrastructures.

  • [By Nicholas Rossolillo]

    During the first quarter of 2018, Check Point’s revenue only rose 4% year over year. Meanwhile, younger competitor Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) has been growing sales by double digits with aggressive marketing and newer technology.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The number of Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) shares short was 4.37 million. The previous level was 4.45 million. Shares traded recently at $198.71, within a 52-week trading range of $126.56 to $214.69.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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    Stocks to Watch Today: TSLA, ETSY, CAT
    This morning, Swiss investment bank UBS Group AG (NYSE: UBS) announced a surprise downgrade for industrial machinery giant Caterpillar. Shares of CAT fell 3.5% after UBS flagged slowing construction demand around the world as a reason for the downgrade. The firm slashed its price target from $154 to $125. The new figure represents 8.3% downside from Tuesday morning’s price. UBS expects that its EPS will fall by a whopping 8% year over year due to limited development in new construction and oil-and-gas projects. Shares of Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) slumped more than 3.5% after the SEC asked a judge to hold CEO Elon Musk in contempt of court. The SEC says that Musk violated his recent deal after promoting an inaccurate tweet about the company’s production. The CEO said in a tweet that Tesla would produce “around” a half-million vehicles in 2019. However, four hours later, Musk clarified by saying that he “meant to say” that Tesla’s annualized production rate by the end of the year could reach 500,000. The SEC says that Musk failed to seek or receive pre-approval for this tweet. The agency says that the inaccurate tweet reached more than 24 million people. Shares of Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY) rallied more than 10% after the company topped Wall Street earnings expectations after the bell Monday. The e-commerce firm rang in EPS of $0.32 on top of $200 million in revenue. Both figures topped Wall Street expectations, which included EPS of $0.21 on top of $195 million in revenue. The firm reported a big jump in active buyers – 18.2% year over year – and a 9.4% jump in active sellers during the same period. Look for earnings reports from Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE: LNG), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now: Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc trimmed its position in shares of Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) by 85.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 600 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 3,500 shares during the period. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc’s holdings in Sherwin-Williams were worth $234,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    Major corporate acquisitions are complicated to work through, and often, surprises come up that prove more costly than anticipated. Paint and coatings manufacturer Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) has worked long and hard to close on its acquisition of Valspar last year, but even now, there’s work left to do to integrate the two businesses fully to take maximum advantage of their potential synergies.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    News articles about Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Sherwin-Williams earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.7658649972856 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    United Capital Financial Advisers LLC grew its position in Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) by 22.9% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,669 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after purchasing an additional 498 shares during the quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC’s holdings in Sherwin-Williams were worth $1,047,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Rich Duprey]

    Both The Home Depot (NYSE:HD) and Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) have benefited from the housing market’s recovery since the Great Recession, and even in more-recent periods have seen strong sales.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now: International Bancshares Corporation(IBOC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    International Bancshares (NASDAQ: IBOC) and First Business Financial Services (NASDAQ:FBIZ) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    KBC Group NV lessened its holdings in shares of International Bancshares Corp (NASDAQ:IBOC) by 88.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 1,588 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 12,325 shares during the period. KBC Group NV’s holdings in International Bancshares were worth $55,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Laurion Capital Management LP purchased a new stake in International Bancshares Corp (NASDAQ:IBOC) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund purchased 18,790 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $804,000.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    BidaskClub upgraded shares of International Bancshares (NASDAQ:IBOC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Saturday.

    International Bancshares opened at $43.65 on Friday, MarketBeat reports. International Bancshares has a 1 year low of $32.50 and a 1 year high of $43.75. The company has a quick ratio of 0.73, a current ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.97 and a beta of 1.46.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Federated Investors Inc. PA trimmed its position in International Bancshares Corp (NASDAQ:IBOC) by 12.7% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 20,657 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 2,997 shares during the quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA’s holdings in International Bancshares were worth $884,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now: Best Buy Co., Inc.(BBY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Daniel B. Kline]

    Barnes & Noble is not the only retailer threatened by Amazon. Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) found itself in a similar position roughly six years ago when Hubert Joly became CEO. The electronics retailer had essentially become a showroom for Amazon — a place consumers went to look at items before buying them at a cheaper price from the online retailer.

  • [By Rich Duprey]

    Walmart (NYSE:WMT) is expanding its nascent partnership with Handy — a service that connects homeowners with professionals for in-home installation and assembly — to online orders. Walmart aims to match similar services being offered by Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), IKEA, and Target (NYSE:TGT).

  • [By Timothy Green, Nicholas Rossolillo, and Todd Campbell]

    But with an $800 billion market capitalization and no shortage of threats, it may be difficult for Amazon stock to vastly outperform the market in the future. Three of our Motley Fool investors think Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), Appian (NASDAQ:APPN), and Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC) could prove to be better investments that Amazon. Here’s what you need to know.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) will share its latest quarterly results on Tuesday before the markets open. The consensus estimates call for $0.82 in earnings per share (EPS) and $9.27 billion in revenue. Shares ended last week’s trading at $82.08, in a 52-week range of $51.61 to $84.37. The consensus analyst target is $76.80.

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    2. Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) — Best Buy posted a healthy 4.3% increase in comparable store sales last quarter, citing strength in mobile phones, gaming, and smart-home products. Management promptly upped its 2019 outlook and is now anticipating earnings growth of 15% to 17%.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY) – Stock analysts at Wedbush raised their Q2 2019 earnings per share estimates for Best Buy in a research note issued on Thursday, May 24th. Wedbush analyst M. Pachter now anticipates that the technology retailer will post earnings per share of $0.86 for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.85. Wedbush currently has a “Sell” rating and a $48.00 target price on the stock. Wedbush also issued estimates for Best Buy’s Q4 2019 earnings at $2.39 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $5.05 EPS, Q1 2020 earnings at $0.86 EPS, Q3 2020 earnings at $1.10 EPS, Q4 2020 earnings at $2.53 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $5.36 EPS.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now: Evans Bancorp, Inc.(EVBN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Evans Bancorp (NYSEAMERICAN:EVBN) was downgraded by investment analysts at Hovde Group from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. They presently have a $50.00 price objective on the bank’s stock. Hovde Group’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 6.16% from the stock’s previous close.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    LSV Asset Management boosted its stake in shares of Evans Bancorp Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:EVBN) by 93.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 5,200 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,513 shares during the period. LSV Asset Management’s holdings in Evans Bancorp were worth $239,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Hot Casino Stocks To Invest In 2019

The casino sector offers a lot of color beyond the characters one expects to find as their customers according to the movies. Local nuances in Macau, Las Vegas, online gambling, and new areas lead to industry-wide changes and company-level opportunities for investors.

Recent headlines have focused on headwinds in Macau – with revenue down for its third consecutive year but perhaps bottoming – potential tailwinds in Japan, and the possibility of liberalization of online gambling and sports betting laws in the US. That said, the general performance of the sector’s leading lights has not been great.

Hot Casino Stocks To Invest In 2019: John Bean Technologies Corporation(JBT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    John Bean Technologies Corp  (NYSE:JBT)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
    Prepared Remarks:

    Operator

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    John Bean Technologies Corp (NYSE:JBT) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have issued a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $92.33.

Hot Casino Stocks To Invest In 2019: Olympic Steel Inc.(ZEUS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Olympic Steel (NASDAQ:ZEUS) was downgraded by investment analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Headlines about Olympic Steel (NASDAQ:ZEUS) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Olympic Steel earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.5465348320487 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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Hot Casino Stocks To Invest In 2019: Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc.(APF)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Peel Hunt upgraded shares of Anglo Pacific Group (LON:APF) to a buy rating in a report released on Tuesday morning. Peel Hunt currently has GBX 190 ($2.53) target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of GBX 181 ($2.41).

Hot Casino Stocks To Invest In 2019: NOW Inc.(DNOW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    The improvement in the oil industry accelerated in the second quarter thanks to higher crude prices, which in turn fueled demand for oil-field equipment. That trend benefited oil-field equipment distributor NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW), driving its revenue and earnings up sharply in what is typically a seasonally slower quarter. Because of that, the company expects strong revenue growth to continue for the balance of the year. 

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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    68 percent of flight attendants say they have experienced sexual harassment on the job (finance.yahoo.com) ValuEngine Lowers Alaska Air Group (ALK) to Sell (americanbankingnews.com) Enamoring Five Stocks: Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK), NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW), Leidos … (thestreetpoint.com) Average True Range under Trader’s Radar – Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) (stocktradingdesk.com) Undertaking Stocks: Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK), Innoviva, Inc. (NASDAQ … (journalfinance.net)

    ALK has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Morgan Stanley set a $78.00 price objective on Alaska Air Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $105.00 price objective (down previously from $115.00) on shares of Alaska Air Group in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Buckingham Research dropped their price objective on Alaska Air Group from $90.00 to $88.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, January 26th. TheStreet lowered Alaska Air Group from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. Finally, Barclays lowered Alaska Air Group from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $90.00 to $80.00 in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $85.00.

Hot Casino Stocks To Invest In 2019: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.(PANW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Harsh Chauhan]

    Palo Alto Networks’ (NYSE:PANW) freshly minted CEO, Nikesh Arora, didn’t get a warm reception from Wall Street thanks to the company’s mixed fiscal third-quarter report a few days after his appointment was announced. The cybersecurity specialist easily beat expectations in the June 4 quarterly report and raised its full-year revenue guidance, but the market apparently took a dim view of its tepid earnings guidance and Arora’s lack of expertise in the cybersecurity space.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Neuberger Berman Group LLC decreased its stake in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) by 6.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 76,327 shares of the network technology company’s stock after selling 4,843 shares during the quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC owned approximately 0.08% of Palo Alto Networks worth $13,855,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Investors bought shares of Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) on weakness during trading on Thursday following insider selling activity. $51.53 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $35.90 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $15.63 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Palo Alto Networks had the 24th highest net in-flow for the day. Palo Alto Networks traded down ($0.13) for the day and closed at $236.10Specifically, CFO Kathleen Bonanno sold 467 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $213.03, for a total transaction of $99,485.01. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 34,954 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,446,250.62. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Stanley J. Meresman sold 1,979 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $234.22, for a total transaction of $463,521.38. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 5,716 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,338,801.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 222,447 shares of company stock worth $46,674,570 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 4.80% of the company’s stock.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The number of Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) shares short was 4.30 million. The previous level was 3.91 million. Shares traded recently at $236.23, within a 52-week trading range of $135.85 to $238.25.

  • [By Leo Sun]

    FireEye faces a long list of competitors, but its most prominent rivals are Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW), Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT), and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO).

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    European and U.S. online food delivery companies Takeaway.com and Grubhub (GRUB) were hot picks, particularly with M&A expected in the sector. And technology was a central focus for many top investors: Light Street Capital’s Glen Kacher suggested that Palo Alto Networks (PANW) is a winner, given that we may see a cyber warfare driven financial crisis in the years to come.

Hot Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019

If you’re grabbing your morning coffee at a U.S. Pret A Manger, odds are good you’re in New York.

The restaurant chain, which JAB Holding Co. agreed to buy on Tuesday, has fewer than 100 American locations — a fraction of the 14,000 U.S. cafes operated by larger rival Starbucks Corp. More than half of U.S. Pret stores are in the New York region, with major urban areas including Chicago, Boston and Washington housing most of the rest.

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Starbucks locations are in green, while Pret’s hubs are in red.

But while Pret isn’t a major U.S. brand — more than 70 percent of its 530 shops are in the U.K. — its American sales are growing quickly, climbing nearly 19 percent last year, compared with U.S. growth of 7 percent for Starbucks, according to researcher Technomic. Like Starbucks, Pret sells coffee, sandwiches and salads, along with some breakfast fare including yogurt and bagels — and the new owners plan to continue to grow.

Hot Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.(PANW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The number of Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) shares short was 4.29 million. The previous level was 4.07 million. Shares traded recently at $213.10, within a 52-week trading range of $126.56 to $219.38.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The number of Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) shares short was 4.45 million. The previous level was 4.80 million. Shares traded recently at $209.15, within a 52-week trading range of $115.01 to $210.40.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The number of Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) shares short was 4.37 million. The previous level was 4.45 million. Shares traded recently at $198.71, within a 52-week trading range of $126.56 to $214.69.

  • [By Leo Sun]

    Carbon Black faces much larger competitors that bundle endpoint security solutions into their diversified platforms. In its S-1 filing, it lists legacy antivirus solution providers McAfee and Symantec, established network security players FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) and Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW), and start-ups Crowdstrike and Cylance as its main competitors.

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

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    Four Stocks to Watch Today: TSLA, CPB, PANW, AVGO
    Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is generating headlines after his recent appearance on the podcast of comedian Joe Rogan. Musk is seen smoking marijuana and sipping whiskey during a conversation on issues ranging from Tesla and China to humanity and artificial intelligence. Musk even brought one of his company’s flamethrowers to the studio. Recreational marijuana is legal in California. The interview attracted 450,000 viewers within five hours. TSLA stock was off more than 1% in pre-market trading. Get ready for a proxy battle at one of America’s oldest consumer goods companies. According to reports, Daniel Loeb’s hedge fund Third Point is preparing a proxy fight to replace the entire board of directors at Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB). Shares of CPB stock added more than 1.6% this morning. A light day of earnings reports features just Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO). However, there was plenty of earnings action after the bell on Thursday. Shares of Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) popped more than 6.3% after the firm topped profit expectations by $0.11. Wall Street had expected earnings per share of $1.17. Meanwhile, semiconductor giant Broadcom Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGO) stock rallied nearly 4.5% after it beat Wall Street earnings estimates of $4.83 per share by $0.16.

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  • [By Chris Lange]

    The number of Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) shares short was 4.16 million. The previous level was 4.19 million. Shares traded recently at $212.32, within a 52-week trading range of $135.85 to $239.50.

Hot Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019: Extreme Networks Inc.(EXTR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Allot Communications (NASDAQ: ALLT) and Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Usca Ria LLC acquired a new position in shares of Extreme Networks, Inc (NASDAQ:EXTR) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 12,821 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $102,000.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Wells Fargo & Company MN cut its holdings in shares of Extreme Networks, Inc (NASDAQ:EXTR) by 47.5% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 328,607 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 297,415 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN’s holdings in Extreme Networks were worth $3,637,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR)’s share price reached a new 52-week high and low during trading on Monday after an insider bought additional shares in the company. The stock traded as low as $8.21 and last traded at $8.25, with a volume of 146844 shares. The stock had previously closed at $8.43.

Hot Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019: SigmaTron International, Inc.(SGMA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Media coverage about SigmaTron International (NASDAQ:SGMA) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog 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. SigmaTron International earned a coverage optimism score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 47.5987310031013 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Hot Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019: Harte-Hanks, Inc.(HHS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

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    Harte-Hanks (HHS) Name Four New Independent Directors (streetinsider.com) Harte Hanks (HHS) Given $15.00 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com) Harte Hanks to Appoint Four New Independent Directors to the Board (feeds.benzinga.com) Harte Hanks (HHS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com) Harte Hanks (HHS) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue? (zacks.com)

    Shares of Harte Hanks traded up $0.65, reaching $10.96, during trading hours on Friday, according to Marketbeat.com. The stock had a trading volume of 46,930 shares, compared to its average volume of 18,474. Harte Hanks has a 12 month low of $7.30 and a 12 month high of $14.40. The stock has a market capitalization of $64.54 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -9.13 and a beta of 0.90.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Noble Financial reissued their buy rating on shares of Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) in a report issued on Thursday.

    HHS has been the topic of a number of other research reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Harte Hanks from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, August 28th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Harte Hanks from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Tuesday, August 14th.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    ValuEngine upgraded shares of Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday.

    HHS has been the topic of a number of other reports. Noble Financial reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Harte Hanks in a research note on Monday, March 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Harte Hanks from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $12.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, May 15th.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Bioblast Pharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: ORPN) shares rose 29.6 percent to $3.22.
    Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX) surged 23.3 percent to $19.60 after the company reported commencement of modified Dutch auction cash tender for up to $16 million of common stock.
    Evolus, Inc. (NASDAQ: EOLS) shares rose 22.1 percent to $15.8003.
    Quotient Limited (NASDAQ: QTNT) gained 18.1 percent to $5.54 following commencement of EU blood grouping field trial.
    Shineco, Inc. (NASDAQ: TYHT) climbed 17.1 percent to $1.9899 following Q3 results. Shineco posted Q3 earnings of $0.21 per share on sales of $13.3 million.
    CPI Card Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PMTS) rose 17 percent to $3.0999.
    Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DDE) shares climbed 12 percent to $2.2613. The stock spiked more than 14 percent Thursday near the close as traders circulate word the Delaware lottery is planning to introduce full sports betting in June.
    Harte Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) shares gained 7.2 percent to $11.05 after the company late Thursday appointed four new independent directors to board.
    Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CRON) rose 6.4 percent to $6.17.
    VivoPower International PLC (NASDAQ: VVPR) shares gained 6.3 percent to $3.74.
    Global Self Storage, Inc. (NASDAQ: SELF) shares climbed 6 percent to $4.20.

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    ValuEngine upgraded shares of Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Friday morning.

Hot Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019: CACI International, Inc.(CACI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    CACI INTERNATIONAL INC Common Stock (NYSE:CACI) CFO Thomas A. Mutryn sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $192.50, for a total transaction of $962,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 32,555 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,266,837.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    CACI (NYSE:CACI) shares hit a new 52-week high and low on Thursday . The company traded as low as $168.20 and last traded at $167.30, with a volume of 993 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $167.55.

  • [By Lou Whiteman]

    Those deals clearly have others in the industry scrambling, with CACI International (NYSE:CACI) launching an unsuccessful attempt to outbid General Dynamics for CSRA.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    CACI INTERNATIONAL INC Common Stock (NYSE:CACI) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the seventeen ratings firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation, eleven have issued a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $190.23.

  • [By Lou Whiteman]

    Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) and CACI International (NYSE:CACI) are two very different companies who rely on a common customer: The U.S. government. Kratos is a onetime wireless-infrastructure vendor who in recent years has focused on microwave electronics, satellite communications, and, most recently, drones. CACI meanwhile was founded in the 1960s by a pair of RAND Corp. alums interested initially in commercializing a software programming language.

Hot Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019: Netlist, Inc.(NLST)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST) shares reached a new 52-week low during trading on Wednesday following a dissappointing earnings announcement. The company traded as low as $0.13 and last traded at $0.12, with a volume of 3655 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $0.12.

  • [By Money Morning Staff Reports]

    After looking at last week’s top performing penny stocks, we’ll show you a small-cap stock with real growth potential that just popped up on our radar…

    Penny Stock Current Share Price Last Week’s Gain
    New Age Beverage Corp. (NADAQ: NBEV) $3.94 286.79%
    India Globalization Capital Inc. (NYSE: IGC) $2.18 181.55%
    Ascent Capital Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCMA) $2.16 103.85%
    Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST) $0.73 80.56%
    Oragenics Inc. (NYSE: OGEN) $0.92 71.63%
    Astrotech Corp. (NASDAQ: ASTC) $3.44 68.37%
    Command Security Corp. (NYSE: MOC) $2.77 51.09%
    Oasmia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: OASM) $3.57 50.66%
    NovaBay Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE: NBY) $2.10 48.15%
    Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE: NAVB) $0.25 45.72%

    While the gains these stocks made are exciting, they also highlight the danger of investing in penny stocks.

  • [By Money Morning Staff Reports]

    On Tuesday (Sept. 11), Netlist Inc. (Nasdaq: NLST) closed out a 542% gain on news that courts litigating a patent lawsuit involving Netlist had ruled in the firm’s favor.

  • [By Money Morning News Team]

    On Sept. 11, Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST) gained 542% in the wake of news that the company had been victorious in a patent lawsuit.

    This ruling related to one of the company’s most lucrative patents. While not conclusive, CEO C.K. Hong says that this latest development will allow a final decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission within the next several months.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Netlist (NASDAQ:NLST)’s share price gapped up before the market opened on Wednesday . The stock had previously closed at $0.10, but opened at $0.14. Netlist shares last traded at $0.16, with a volume of 5420 shares.

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019

DS Smith PLC (SMDS.LN) said Wednesday that it expects fiscal 2018 return on sales to be in line with that of the previous year, and overall trading to be in line with its expectations.

The supplier of recycled packaging for consumer goods expects return on sales for the second half of the year to be higher compared with the first half, driven by recent increases in paper prices and its strong top-line growth.

A consensus estimate provided by FactSet forecast fiscal 2018 revenue at 5.7 billion pounds ($7.9 billion). The company reported first-half revenue of GBP2.8 billion.

The company said that it is very pleased with its progress in the third quarter and that its North America business is performing ahead of initial expectations as its packaging volume growth is significantly ahead of the group average rate.

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (SWZ)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:SWZ) declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Tuesday, June 12th, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Friday, June 22nd will be paid a dividend of 0.203 per share by the closed-end fund on Friday, June 29th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 21st.

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: United Bankshares Inc.(UBSI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    In the Lightning Round, Cramer was bullish on Salesforce.com (CRM) , American Airlines (AAL) , Align Technology (ALGN) , Procter & Gamble (PG) , United Bankshares (UBSI) , Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) and Dominion Energy (D) .

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By ]

    The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is going healthy.

    The soda conglomerate crushed its first-quarter results Tuesday, April 24, reporting organic sales growth of 5% and beating Wall Street projections for both earnings per share and revenue. Coke’s recent growth, however, was driven largely by beverages outside of its eponymous brands, though Diet Coke generated volume growth, thanks to its recent repackaging campaign. In its report, the company underscored its expansion strategy and hinted at further deals to come.  

  • [By ]

    The issues follow a major headache faced by the fast-growing video unit beginning in March 2017, when a group of brands including Coca-Cola, (KO) Walmart (WMT) and AT&T (T) fled the platform due to ads showing up next to offensive content. Giant advertiser Procter and Gamble (PG) only returned to advertising on YouTube this week, albeit on a more limited basis than before. 

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Harbour Investment Management LLC decreased its position in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) by 4.7% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 44,850 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,225 shares during the period. Harbour Investment Management LLC’s holdings in The Coca-Cola were worth $1,948,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE: KO) reported upbeat results for its first quarter.

    The company said it earned 47 cents per share in the first quarter on revenue of $7.6 billion versus expectations of 46 cents per share and $7.3 billion.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Nvwm LLC reduced its holdings in shares of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) by 56.1% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 7,950 shares of the company’s stock after selling 10,172 shares during the period. Nvwm LLC’s holdings in The Coca-Cola were worth $339,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

  • [By Money Morning Staff Reports]

    Most retail investors believe The Coca Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) and PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) are the best stocks to own in the soda industry.

    Think again.

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.(PANW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos, Jeremy Bowman, and Steve Symington]

    If you’re attracted to the growth potential that these cryptocurrencies promise, but would prefer a more stable long-term investment, then it’s time to take a closer look atIqiyi (NASDAQ:IQ), Wayfair (NYSE:W), and Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW).

  • [By Danny Vena]

    There was a lot to like when Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) reported its third-quarter financial results. The company generated revenue of $567 million, which grew 31% compared to the prior-year quarter, while adjusted earnings per share of $0.99 soared 62% year over year. Both metrics eclipsed both the company’s forecast and analysts’ consensus estimates for the quarter.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The number of Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) shares short was 3.75 million. The previous level was 4.54 million. Shares traded recently at $212.79, within a 52-week trading range of $126.56 to $217.40.

  • [By Steve Symington]

    Palo Alto Networks(NYSE:PANW)announced solid fiscal third-quarter 2018 results on Monday after the market closed, detailing record revenue and increased guidance as the next-generation cybersecurity platform company continues to take market share from competitors.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Neuberger Berman Group LLC decreased its stake in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) by 6.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 76,327 shares of the network technology company’s stock after selling 4,843 shares during the quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC owned approximately 0.08% of Palo Alto Networks worth $13,855,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: CIENA Corporation(CIEN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its position in Ciena by 169.5% during the third quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 4,217,455 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $92,657,000 after buying an additional 2,652,791 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC increased its position in Ciena by 431.6% during the fourth quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 2,477,957 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $51,864,000 after buying an additional 2,011,805 shares in the last quarter. Maverick Capital Ltd. purchased a new position in Ciena during the fourth quarter worth $50,962,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new position in Ciena during the fourth quarter worth $40,110,000. Finally, Rubric Capital Management LP purchased a new position in Ciena during the third quarter worth $33,373,000.

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

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    Has the Tide Turned in Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (BOOT) and Ciena Corporation (CIEN) Stocks? (nmsunews.com) Ciena (CIEN) SVP Sells $50,500.00 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com) Is Ciena Corporation (CIEN) In Search of Flying? (nmsunews.com) Ciena inks deals with Caucasus Online and GlobeNet (telecomlead.com) Ciena’s GeoMesh chosen to enhance submarine networks in Caucasus and Latin America (fibre-systems.com)

    Shares of Ciena stock opened at $25.30 on Friday. Ciena has a 12 month low of $19.40 and a 12 month high of $27.98. The company has a market cap of $3.66 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.98, a PEG ratio of 1.51 and a beta of 1.40. The company has a quick ratio of 1.79, a current ratio of 2.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Check out these big penny stock gainers and losers

    Losers
    Clearside Biomedical, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLSD) shares fell 17.8 percent to $11.95 in pre-market trading. Clearside Biomedical disclosed that its Phase 2 trial of CLS-TA met primary and secondary endpoints met in 6-month trial.
    CRISPR Therapeutics AG (NASDAQ: CRSP) fell 15.8 percent to $62.00 in pre-market trading after the company disclosed that the FDA has placed a clinical hold on IND for CTX001 sickle cell disease treatment.
    Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) fell 10 percent to $2.89 in pre-market trading after the company posted a loss for the first quarter and announced plans to close 72 non-profitable stores.
    Urban One, Inc. (NASDAQ: UONE) fell 9 percent to $3.01 in pre-market trading after rising 78.38 percent on Wednesday.
    Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) shares fell 8.6 percent to $88.05 in pre-market trading after the company reported weaker-than-expected earnings for its first quarter and lowered its FY2018 earnings guidance.
    Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN) fell 8.5 percent to $22.02 in the pre-market trading session after the company posted downbeat Q1 earnings and announced plans to buy Packet Design.
    Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) shares fell 6.6 percent to $90.11 in pre-market trading after reporting weaker-than-expected results for its first quarter.
    Vericel Corp (NASDAQ: VCEL) shares fell 6.5 percent to $13.05 in pre-market trading following announcement of 3.75 million share common stock offering.
    Box, Inc. (NYSE: BOX) fell 5.7 percent to $26.19 in pre-market trading. Box reported upbeat results for its first quarter. The company forecast Q2 revenue of $146 million to $147 million.
    Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CODX) fell 5.7 percent to $3.15 in pre-market trading after declining 5.65 percent on Wednesday.
    Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation (NYSE: CHMI) shares fell 5.2 percent to $18.21 in pre-market trading after reporting a 2

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The communications equipment provider reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.30 by ($0.07), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $730.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $726.38 million. Ciena had a return on equity of 14.10% and a net margin of 27.76%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.45 EPS.

  • [By Ezra Schwarzbaum]

    Several other optics stocks stand to gain. In a Monday note, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Vivek Arya also highlighlited the semiconductor space as one that could benefit from the news. Other stocks to watch include:

    Lumentum Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: LITE)
    Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN)
    Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR)
    II-VI, Inc. (NASDAQ: IIVI)
    Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI)
    Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: SWKS)
    Integrated Device Technology Inc (NASDAQ: IDTI)
    Qorvo Inc (NASDAQ: QRVO)
    Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX)
    Broadcom Inc (NASDAQ: AVGO)

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) and Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc.(BFAM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. grew its stake in Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) by 29.1% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 653,678 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 147,464 shares during the quarter. Carillon Tower Advisers Inc.’s holdings in Bright Horizons Family Solutions were worth $44,386,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Key Square Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund bought 100,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $9,972,000. Bright Horizons Family Solutions makes up about 1.1% of Key Square Capital Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 21st biggest position.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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Top 10 Gold Stocks To Own For 2019

Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $60.00 price target on the asset manager’s stock. Goldman Sachs Group’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 25.87% from the stock’s previous close.

Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Morgan Stanley decreased their price target on Voya Financial from $61.00 to $59.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, April 5th. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on Voya Financial in a research note on Wednesday, April 25th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $60.00 price target on the stock. Wells Fargo & Co restated a “buy” rating and set a $64.00 price target on shares of Voya Financial in a research note on Monday, June 4th. Deutsche Bank upped their price target on Voya Financial from $64.00 to $66.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 17th. Finally, Bank of America assumed coverage on Voya Financial in a research note on Monday, March 26th. They set a “buy” rating and a $60.00 price target on the stock. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $59.46.

Top 10 Gold Stocks To Own For 2019: Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.(OHI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Cory Renauer]

    Reinvesting dividends from quality stocks takes just a few clicks, but selecting businesses poised to produce steady profits shouldn’t be taken lightly. These three healthcare-relatedreal-estate investment trusts (REITs) fit the bill in large part because baby boomers are beginning to pour into the buildings they own.

    Real-Estate Investment Trust Dividend Yield Trailing Funds From Operations Per Share Annualized Dividend Payout
    Omega Healthcare Investors Inc.(NYSE:OHI) 9.2% $1.80 $2.64
    Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) 6.3% $1.03 $0.92
    Welltower Inc. (NYSE:WELL) 6.3% $3.30 $3.48

    Data source: YCharts.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware purchased a new stake in Omega Healthcare (NYSE:OHI) in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 26,527 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $717,000.

  • [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.

Top 10 Gold Stocks To Own For 2019: Rada Electronics Industries Limited(RADA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    TESSCO Technologies (NASDAQ: TESS) and RADA Electronic Industries (NASDAQ:RADA) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Top 10 Gold Stocks To Own For 2019: Tandy Leather Factory, Inc.(TLF)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Tandy Leather Factory (NASDAQ: TLF) and Vera Bradley (NASDAQ:VRA) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, risk and earnings.

Top 10 Gold Stocks To Own For 2019: Illinois Tool Works Inc.(ITW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [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
  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Millennium Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) by 786.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 427,605 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 379,356 shares during the quarter. Millennium Management LLC’s holdings in Illinois Tool Works were worth $66,989,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By ]

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    Cramer and the AAP team are trimming Illinois Tool Works (ITW) and Danaher (DHR) . Find out what they’re telling their investment club members and get in on the conversation with a free trial subscription to Action Alerts PLUS.

Top 10 Gold Stocks To Own For 2019: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.(PANW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Steve Symington]

    As for individual stocks, a spinoff at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) drove a deceiving downward move today, and earnings news from Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) sent shares of the next-gen security specialist higher.

  • [By Danny Vena]

    Going into its quarterly financial report, Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) had been on an impressive run. The company’s stock price has surged, driven by four consecutive quarters of better-than-expected results and rising demand for its flagship cybersecurity solutions. This had investors hoping that the company could add to its string of recent wins.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The number of Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) shares short was 4.45 million. The previous level was 4.35 million. Shares closed most recently at $191.27, within a 52-week trading range of $107.37 to $197.20.

Top 10 Gold Stocks To Own For 2019: American Electric Power Company, Inc.(AEP)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By ]

    In the Lightning Round, Cramer was bullish on Consolidated Edison (ED) , American Electric Power (AEP) and Clorox (CLX) .

    Cramer was bearish on Chesapeake Energy (CHK) , Adaptimmune Therapeutics (ADAP) , Icahn Enterprises (IEP) , Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) , Quad/Graphics (QUAD) , Spectra Energy Partners (SEP) and L Brands (LB) .

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Media headlines about American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.1416780291125 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

  • [By ]

    In an “Executive Decision” segment, Cramer checked in with Nick Akins, chairman, president and CEO of American Electric Power (AEP) , the utility that just posted a two-cents-a-share earnings miss, but reiterated their full-year guidance. Shares of American Electric Power are down 5.1% for the year but yield 3.6%.

Top 10 Gold Stocks To Own For 2019: Foot Locker, Inc.(FL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The stock posting the largest daily percentage gain in the S&P 500 ahead of the close Friday was Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL) which rose about 4.5% to $43.75. The stocks 52-week range is $28.42 to $77.86. Volume was nearly 5 million compared to the daily average volume of 3.8 million.

  • [By Jim Crumly]

    As for individual stocks, retail earnings reports continue to produce winners and losers in the market, with Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) rising higher on its profit outlook and TheGap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) stumbling due to softening in its core brand.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    In this segment fromMotley Fool Money, host Chris Hill and analysts David Kretzmann, Jason Moser, and Aaron Bush break down the latest earnings report from sneaker specialist Foot Locker(NYSE:FL), which was not strong, but also not as bad as Wall Street had expected. Despite falling comps and a shrinking store count, the stock price jumped by around 15% in response to the release. The guys talk about Foot Locker’s path ahead, whether its outlook is too optimistic, the challenges of e-commerce, and a bigger threat to its sustainability than Amazon(NASDAQ:AMZN).

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) saw unusually-high trading volume on Friday following a stronger than expected earnings report. Approximately 30,766,910 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 746% from the previous session’s volume of 3,634,677 shares.The stock last traded at $55.74 and had previously closed at $55.74.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The stock posting the largest daily percentage gain in the S&P 500 ahead of the close Tuesday was Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL) which rose over 4% to $45.87. The stocks 52-week range is $28.42 to $77.86. Volume was 3.3 million compared to the daily average volume of 3.8 million.

Top 10 Gold Stocks To Own For 2019: Navistar International Corporation(NAV)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    While the transition period from one chief executive officer to another has barely gotten started at Volkswagen, some big changes may already be afoot. VW’s commercial-vehicles unit, Volkswagen Truck & Bus, is looking at the possibility of buying more shares in U.S. truck maker Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV) or even acquiring the whole company outright.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    NavCoin (CURRENCY:NAV) traded up 17.9% against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 15:00 PM E.T. on May 20th. Over the last week, NavCoin has traded up 19.5% against the dollar. One NavCoin coin can currently be bought for about $1.28 or 0.00015092 BTC on exchanges including Cryptopia, Binance, Bittrex and cfinex. NavCoin has a total market capitalization of $80.73 million and $13.02 million worth of NavCoin was traded on exchanges in the last day.

  • [By Asit Sharma]

    Navistar International Corporation’s (NYSE:NAV)fiscal second-quarter 2018 results, released earlier this month, revealed that the commercial truck manufacturer is utilizing its capacity to take advantage of favorable economic conditions. Revenue rose nearly 16%, to $2.4 billion, during the last three months, and Navistar posted net profit of $55 million against a loss of $80 million in the prior-year quarter.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    NavCoin (NAV) is a PoW/PoS coin that uses the X13 hashing algorithm. It launched on June 6th, 2014. NavCoin’s total supply is 62,938,003 coins. The Reddit community for NavCoin is /r/NavCoin and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. NavCoin’s official Twitter account is @NavCoin. The official website for NavCoin is www.navcoin.org. The official message board for NavCoin is medium.com/nav-coin.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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Top 10 Gold Stocks To Own For 2019: BioScrip, Inc.(BIOS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Money Morning News Team]

    BioScrip Inc.(Nasdaq: BIOS) provides at-home medical care and services across the United States.

    BIOS’s central profit opportunity is in the rapid growth of the pharmaceutical industry. The pharmaceutical market is currently worth $12 billion and is expected to grow at an annual rate of five to seven percent.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    BioScrip (NASDAQ: BIOS) and Amedisys Home Health and Hospice Care (NASDAQ:AMED) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and risk.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    BiosCrypto (CURRENCY:BIOS) traded flat against the US dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 22:00 PM E.T. on June 14th. BiosCrypto has a total market cap of $26,890.00 and $0.00 worth of BiosCrypto was traded on exchanges in the last day. One BiosCrypto coin can now be bought for approximately $0.0013 or 0.00000017 BTC on major exchanges. In the last week, BiosCrypto has traded down 13.4% against the US dollar.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    BioScrip (NASDAQ: BIOS) and Chemed (NYSE:CHE) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.

Top 10 Gold Stocks To Own For 2019: Allegheny Technologies Incorporated(ATI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Allegheny Technologies (ATI)

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  • [By Lou Whiteman]

    Shares of specialty materials manufacturer Allegheny Technologies (NYSE:ATI) lostnearly three-quarters of their valuein the second half of 2015 as the company initiated what would be a difficult restructuring. But it is growing apparent that the turnaround program had the desired effect, as Allegheny on April 24 delivered quarterly results that blew past expectations.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Carmignac Gestion trimmed its holdings in shares of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) by 24.5% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 400,000 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 130,000 shares during the period. Carmignac Gestion’s holdings in Allegheny Technologies were worth $9,472,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Benzinga News Desk]

    KKR & Co. (NYSE: KKR) will pay $8.3 billion to buy BMC Software, sources said — marking the buyout shop’s biggest acquisition in years: Link

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) by 2.6% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 729,343 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 18,458 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned about 0.58% of Allegheny Technologies worth $17,271,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Top Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019

The Indian equity marketwas trading on apositive note on Tuesday afternoon with the Niftygaining 26 pointswas trading at10,611 while the Sensex wasup158 points or 0.46 percent.

CNX Energy gained 1.7 percent led by Reliance Industries which jumped3 percent followed by ONGC and Indian Oil Corporation which added close to 1 percent each.

However, the Nifty metal index was the biggest drag as stocks like Bhushan Steel tanked over17 percent while Hindalco Industries fell 8.3 percent. The other losers were NALCO, Hindustan Copper, Vedanta, SAIL and Tata Steel.

The IT index was also weak, shedding over 1.5 percent led by Wipro and Tech Mahindra which was down 2 percent each followed by Infosys, HCL Tech and KPIT Technologies.

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The top Nifty gainers includedYes Bank which was up 3.4 percent followed by Reliance Industries which jumped 3 percent. Bajaj Finserv, HDFC and ICICI Bank were the other gainers.

Top Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019: Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.(AAOI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    Small cap fiber-optic networking product Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ: AAOI), a potential peer of EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ: EMKR), Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) and Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ: OCLR), is themostshorted stock on theNASDAQ with short interest of 62.65% according to Highshortnterest.com.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ: AAOI) shares were also up, gaining 27 percent to $47.60 after reporting upbeat quarterly results.

    Equities Trading DOWN

  • [By Anders Bylund]

    Notably, Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) was held up as a likely takeover target before the ink had dried on the Oclaro/Lumentum deal, but the stock started to fall a couple of weeks later as no such bids materialized. Applied Optoelectronics shares fell 10.3% lower in March, but the damage was repaired in early April when analyst firm Rosenblatt said that the company’s largest data center customers are ramping up their computing infrastructures very quickly at the moment.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAOI) reported its fourth quarter results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company posted $0.89 in earnings per share (EPS) on $79.9 million, which compares to consensus estimates that were calling for $0.82 in EPS on $86.2 million in revenue. Heres what analysts were saying after the fact:

Top Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019: Axcelis Technologies Inc.(ACLS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Dier-Scalise]

    "We have three stocks that we have identified, Excelis Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: ACLS), Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU), and Entegris Inc (NASDAQ: ENTG). All of these companies spiked up on their recent positive earnings surprises and they’ve now pulled back to the point that we think they‘re attractive"

  • [By ]

    3. Axcelis Technologies (Nasdaq: ACLS)
    It is the technical price pattern that first caught my eye with this $800 million market cap small cap. Shares dropped to a $22.00 low in mid-February but have since been slowly and steadily moving higher toward resistance at both the 50- and 200-day SMAs. In and of itself, this is not enough impetus to get long. However, when combined with the fundamental picture, a compelling long thesis emerges.

  • [By Anders Bylund]

    Shares of Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) gained 21.7% in March 2017, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence.

    So what

    The maker of manufacturing equipment for semiconductor factories is largely following the medium-term trajectory of the industry-tracking PHLX Semiconductor index. Being a small-cap player in that large sector, Axcelis saw its share prices falling in early March only to whipsaw back to a strong gain on heavy trading volume.

Top Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019: Quality Systems, Inc.(QSII)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jim Robertson]

    On Tuesday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested small cap health care technology stock Quality Systems, Inc (NASDAQ: QSII) as a short-term trading opportunity after popping sharply on news:

Top Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019: Synchronoss Technologies Inc.(SNCR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jim Robertson]

    On Tuesday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested going long on small cap cloud software and services stock Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ: SNCR):

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) shares dropped 39 percent to $10.27 after Siris Capital disclosed that it is no longer interested in an all cash takeover of the company. Synchronoss Technologies said that it continues to explore full range of alternatives, including sale.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    In trading on Wednesday, financial shares fell 1.72 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR), down 8 percent, and Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR), down 7 percent.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Shares of Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) got a boost, shooting up 34 percent to $16.35. Synchronoss Technologies confirmed the receipt of indication of interest from Siris Capital Group to acquire all outstanding shares for $18 per share in cash.

Top Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.(PANW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By WWW.THESTREET.COM]

    On Monday, Cramer said, he’ll be looking out for Tyson Foods (TSN) , Jack in the Box (JACK) and Palo Alto Networks (PANW) . Tyson is good, but out of favor, Cramer said while remaining bullish on Jack and Palo Alto.

  • [By ]

    RB: I thought wed be up more than we are on cybersecurity plays. We have 25% gains on recommendations like Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW). Were off a few percentage points on CyberArk Software (NASDAQ: CYBR).

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows Barracuda Networks peaking in 2015 before drifting into underperformance and then back up againwhile mid cap Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ: FTNT) and large cap Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE: PANW) also peaked in 2015 and bounced back a bit last year:

Top Growth Stocks For 2019

Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on March 31, 2017. Eagle Materials Inc manufactures & distributes building products used in residential, industrial, commercial, & infrastructure construction. Its segments include Cement, Concrete & Aggregates, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard & Oil & Gas Proppants. Eagle Materials Inc has a market cap of $4.68 billion; its shares were traded at around $96.54 with a P/E ratio of 23.54 and P/S ratio of 3.95. The dividend yield of Eagle Materials Inc stocks is 0.40%. Eagle Materials Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 1.30% over the past ten years.

For the last quarter Eagle Materials Inc reported a revenue of $278.7 million, compared with the revenue of $252.1 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $1.2 billion, an increase of 5.9% from last year. For the last five years Eagle Materials Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 20% a year.

Top Growth Stocks For 2019: CVR Energy Inc.(CVI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By elliottwave]

    CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CVI) is currently correcting the bullish 5 waves cycle from November 2016 low as a triple three structure reaching equal legs area $20.48 – $19.56 . The move can extend lower toward the 50-61.8 percent Fibonacci area ( $18.98 – $17.34 ) as a double three but will remain supported as the stock is still looking for a move higher toward at least $31 to finish 3 waves correcting 2014 cycle. If the stock fails to make new highs after bouncing from the current inflection area , then the pullback can extend lower against $12.03 low which should hold to allow CVI to the resume higher later on

  • [By Robert Rapier]

    CVR Partners’ fertilizer plant is located in Coffeyville, Kansas, adjacent to the refinery owned by CVR Refining (NYSE: CVRR). CVR Energy (NYSE: CVI), majority-owned by Carl Icahn via Icahn Enterprises (NYSE: IEP), is the general partner and owns most of the units for both CVR Partners and CVR Refining.

Top Growth Stocks For 2019: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.(PANW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By WWW.THESTREET.COM]

    In the Lightning Round, Cramer was bullish on Palo Alto Networks (PANW) , Cisco Systems (CSCO) , Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT) and Consolidated Edison (ED) .

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Palo Alto Networks Inc.’s (NYSE: PANW) fiscal second-quarter report is scheduled for Monday. The consensus estimates are calling for $0.79 in earnings per share (EPS) on $524.82 million in revenue. The shares traded on Fridays close at $165.54. The consensus price target is $173.27, and the 52-week trading range is $107.31 to $167.73.

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    Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) shares jumped 7% after hours yesterday when the company topped earnings expectations and issued strong guidance.

    Weve maintained a PANW in the portfolio since June and we suggested adding to your position back on Feb. 14th after the stock tagged our preliminary target of $160. Now that the stock is approaching $180 after hours, it has the momentum it needs to make a run at its 2015 all-time highs near $200.

  • [By Leo Sun]

    Last November, I compared Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) with FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) to see which one was the better play on the growing cybersecurity market. I concluded that FireEye was a slightly better pick than Palo Alto, due to its cost-cutting measures, lower valuation, and takeover potential.

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    RB: I thought wed be up more than we are on cybersecurity plays. We have 25% gains on recommendations like Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW). Were off a few percentage points on CyberArk Software (NASDAQ: CYBR).

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    Cybersecurity remains red hot, after another three high-profile attacks, at Under Armour (UAA) , Boeing (BA) and Hudson’s Bay, the parent of Saks. But while many investors know of the big boys like Palo Alto Networks (PANW) , Fortinet (FTNT) and Proofpoint (PFPT) , Cramer dove into three smaller cybersecurity names to see if they’re worth investing in.

Top Growth Stocks For 2019: PetMed Express, Inc.(PETS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    Small cap pet stockPetmed Express Inc (NASDAQ: PETS) reportedQ2 earnings before the market opened this morning with shares soaring this morning as earnings were well beyond expectations. Net sales increased 10% to $66.7 million as new order sales increased 9% to $11.6 million while the Company’s online sales for the quarter ended September 30, 2017 were approximately 84% of all sales compared to 82% for the same quarter the prior year (with online sales increasing 12%). Net income was $8.8 million versusnet income of $4.9 million. The CEO commented:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows Blue Buffalo Pet Products roughly back up to its IPO close for retail investors while fresh pet food peer Freshpet Inc (NASDAQ: FRPT) isstill below IPO levels and pet stocksCentral Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ: CENT) andPetmed Express (NASDAQ: PETS) have been much stronger performers in the pet sector after PetSmart (NASDAQ: PETM) was acquired by a private equity group:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    Small cap pet stockPetmed Express Inc (NASDAQ: PETS) reportedQ3 earnings before the market opened this morning with shares already rising towards a record high on earnings that beat expectationsplus the Companyraised its dividend by 25%. Net sales rose 13.7% to $60.1 millionwhile net income increased 88% to $9.1 million.The CEO commented:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows Blue Buffalo Pet Products now roughly back up to its IPO close for retail investors while fresh pet food peer Freshpet Inc (NASDAQ: FRPT) is well below IPO levels and pet stocksCentral Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ: CENT) andPetmed Express (NASDAQ: PETS) have been the best performers in the pet sector after PetSmart (NASDAQ: PETM) was acquired by a private equity group:

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Aimmune Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: AIMT) shares jumped 35 percent to $34.64 in response to failed DBVT peanut allergy trial.
    Exactech, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXAC) shares surged 30.9 percent to $41.88 after the company agreed to be acquired by TPG Capital for $42 per share in cash.
    Dextera Surgical Inc (NASDAQ: DXTR) shares climbed 27.6 percent to $0.238 after surging 40.48 percent on Friday.
    Petmed Express Inc (NASDAQ: PETS) jumped 21.8 percent to $44.73 as the company reported better-than-expected Q2 results.
    SenesTech Inc (NASDAQ: SNES) shares surged 21.7 percent to $1.95 after the company disclosed that Univar will be marketing and selling ContraPest.
    Yulong Eco-Materials Ltd (NASDAQ: YECO) shares gained 18.3 percent to $0.560.
    One Horizon Group Inc (NASDAQ: OHGI) shares rose 18 percent to $1.18.
    Atossa Genetics Inc (NASDAQ: ATOS) shares climbed 18 percent to $0.566. Atossa Genetics is schedule to host a conference call to announce preliminary results from Phase 1 study of oral Endoxifen on October 25, 2017.
    ReneSola Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE: SOL) shares rose 15.3 percent to $2.72
    Renren Inc (NYSE: RENN) shares gained 11.9 percent to $10.71 after gaining 2.68 percent on Friday.
    Kalvista Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: KALV) shares rose 11.8 percent to $12.59. KalVista Pharma 13D filing from Longwood Fund showed registration for an 8.7 percent stake.
    Xunlei Ltd (NASDAQ: XNET) shares gained 9.4 percent to $7.20 after surging 25.33 percent on Friday.
    VF Corp (NYSE: VFC) shares surged 7.1 percent to $71.09 after the company reported upbeat earnings for its third quarter and raised its FY2017 guidance.
    CAI International Inc (NYSE: CAI) rose 6.6 percent to $39.70. Cowen & Co. upgraded CAI from Market Perform to Outperform.
    Agenus Inc (NASDAQ: AGEN) shares gained 5.7 percent to $4.58 as the company disclosed that GSK's shingle vaccine received FDA approval.
    Deltic Timber Corp (NYSE: DEL) shares climbed 5.6 percent to $94.11
  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Monday afternoon, the non-cyclical consumer goods & services shares surged 0.22 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Petmed Express Inc (NASDAQ: PETS), up 20 percent, and Kroger Co (NYSE: KR), up 3 percent.