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Have you ever “unplugged” from your cell phone? If you have, you’ve likely experienced the phenomenon of phantom vibrations — the perception that your phone is ringing or vibrating when in fact it’s not. (In the 1990s, people reported incidences of “phantom pager syndrome.”)

We’ve become so accustomed to being “connected” that for many it controls our lives. My cell phone is the first thing I reach for in the morning (and usually the last thing I’ve touched before falling asleep). I can turn on and adjust the music streaming through my Sonos speakers, my Apple TV, and my heat and air conditioning. Heck, nowadays you can use your smartphone to lock and unlock your doors, control your lights, open your garage, start your car… I even use it to track the internal temperature of whatever meat I’m smoking.

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Top Blue Chip Stocks To Buy Right Now: Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc.(NWBO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By ]

    The last time we left Northwest Biotherapeutics (OTC:NWBO), I stated in a fairly cautious article that there are persistent risks associated with an investment in this company. Back in November, I did not feel that the benefits outweighed the risks for this small cap equity.

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    Northwest Biotherapeutics (OTC:NWBO) presented underwhelming preliminary data from a late-stage study of DCVax-L in brain cancer.

    Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) amended to extend the “Early Tender Deadline” and the “Expiration Date” for each Exchange Offer announced earlier.

Top Blue Chip Stocks To Buy Right Now: Student Transportation Inc(STB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By ]

    That was certainly the case with Student Transportation (NYSE: STB). My former High-Yield Investing holding was trading at $6.00 per share at the closing bell on February 27. The next morning, it opened near $7.50 following a surprise takeover offer from a privately held Canadian company — giving us a nice 25% gain overnight.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Student Transportation Inc. (NASDAQ:STB) (TSE:STB) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the eight brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $7.20.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Student Transportation (STB)

    For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

  • [By ]

    One of the main goals of my premium newsletter High-Yield Investing is stability. I like industries that don’t go through unpredictable hot and cold cycles. Student Transportation (NYSE: STB) is a textbook example.

Top Blue Chip Stocks To Buy Right Now: Poage Bankshares, Inc.(PBSK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    News coverage about Poage Bankshares (NASDAQ:PBSK) has been trending somewhat negative on Thursday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Poage Bankshares earned a daily sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.5091086029881 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Poage Bankshares (NASDAQ:PBSK) announced its earnings results on Monday. The savings and loans company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The company had revenue of $5.39 million for the quarter. Poage Bankshares had a negative return on equity of 4.84% and a negative net margin of 14.32%.

Top Blue Chip Stocks To Buy Right Now: Tree.com Inc.(TREE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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

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    LendingTree opened at $271.05 on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. The company has a market capitalization of $3.49 billion, a P/E ratio of 89.75, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.15 and a beta of 1.77. LendingTree has a 12-month low of $269.95 and a 12-month high of $278.10. The company has a current ratio of 3.33, a quick ratio of 3.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    WINTON GROUP Ltd lessened its stake in Lendingtree Inc (NASDAQ:TREE) by 29.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,754 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,134 shares during the period. WINTON GROUP Ltd’s holdings in Lendingtree were worth $589,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Lendingtree (TREE)

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  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    Those who invest in individual stocks like it when things are a little more interesting. When you look at that same decade, a few stand-out stocks have delivered life-changing returns. In particular, Lending Tree (NASDAQ:TREE), BofI Holding (NASDAQ:BOFI), and National Beverage (NASDAQ:FIZZ) have all helped investors turn initial $1,000 investments into holdings worth $21,000 or more since 2008. How did they do it? Read on to find out.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Lendingtree (TREE)

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Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Own Right Now

Equities research analysts forecast that Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) will report earnings of $0.93 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have provided estimates for Johnson Controls International’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.92 to $0.95. Johnson Controls International reported earnings of $0.87 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 6.9%. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Thursday, November 8th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Johnson Controls International will report full year earnings of $2.81 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.79 to $2.83. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of $3.03 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.95 to $3.10. Zacks’ EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that follow Johnson Controls International.

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Own Right Now: Magyar Bancorp Inc.(MGYR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Media headlines about Magyar Bancorp (NASDAQ:MGYR) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Magyar Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the bank an impact score of 48.0770691063571 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Own Right Now: Dawson Geophysical Company(DWSN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ:DWSN) was upgraded by stock analysts at TheStreet from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note issued on Monday.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ:DWSN) was downgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Monday.

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Own Right Now: Tyco International Ltd.(Switzerland)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    Some of the larger companies based in Mexico are dual listed in Europe. While trading in these securities is limited, there may be some movement in the European morning hours. Here are a few to watch:

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Own Right Now: Student Transportation Inc(STB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Student Transportation Inc. (NASDAQ:STB) (TSE:STB) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the eight brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $7.20.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Student Transportation (STB)

    For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

  • [By ]

    One of the main goals of my premium newsletter High-Yield Investing is stability. I like industries that don’t go through unpredictable hot and cold cycles. Student Transportation (NYSE: STB) is a textbook example.

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Own Right Now: Pacific Mercantile Bancorp(PMBC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Media stories about Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pacific Mercantile Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 47.2552381134184 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

    Pzena Investment Management (NYSE:PZN) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    PNC Financial Services (NYSE: PNC) and Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Own For 2019

Generating alpha in today’s market is quite challenging. With the speed that information is disseminated it has become difficult to find undervalued opportunities to achieve outsized returns; once news becomes public, a stock quickly is re-priced to reflect this new information. In today’s highly competitive environment, the way to beat the market is to put disparate pieces of information together to paint a picture of what might be coming down the pipe.

Prior Examples

Glu Mobile (GLUU) Example

My article on GLUU provides a good example of how I pieced together disparate pieces of information to generate alpha. In my article entitled Glu Mobile: A Stock Darling for 2017, I outlined several factors that were contributing to the stock trading at a significantly undervalued level. These factors included: tax loss harvesting, investors not pricing in the value of GLUU’s evergreen strategy, GLUU’s short interest level, and strong insider buying.

Each of these factors in isolation didn’t provide a compelling narrative as to GLUU’s potential, but by putting them all together one is able to see why the stock might be temporarily trading at a depressed level. At the time of publishing, GLUU was trading at $1.94 per share and I suggested investors take their profits in August at $3.15 per share–although this was a bit too early since the stock is currently trading at $5.76 per share. Nonetheless, this anecdote provides evidence about how it is still possible to do a deep dive on a company and glean insight into why the market may be myopically viewing a stock.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Own For 2019: RAIT Financial Trust(RAS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    RAIT Financial Trust (NYSE:RAS) will announce its earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, May 23rd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.21 per share for the quarter.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Own For 2019: 1st Source Corporation(SRCE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    Currently, I like People’s Utah Bancorp (Nasdaq: PUB), 1st Source Corporation (Nasdaq: SRCE), and East West Bancorp (Nasdaq: EWBC) as stocks likely to benefit in the small/regional sector.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    1st Source (NASDAQ:SRCE)’s share price hit a new 52-week high and low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $56.13 and last traded at $55.94, with a volume of 100 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $55.94.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    1st Source Co. (NASDAQ:SRCE) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $55.00.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on 1st Source (SRCE)

    For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Own For 2019: Gilead Sciences, Inc.(GILD)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    KBC Group NV trimmed its stake in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) by 10.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 227,921 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 27,406 shares during the period. KBC Group NV’s holdings in Gilead Sciences were worth $17,183,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Todd Campbell]

    Sangamo Therapeutics has alsoinked a collaborationwith Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD)to work on ZFN approaches that may improve cancer treatment. As part of that deal, Sangamo received an upfront payment of $150 million from Gilead Sciences and it could receive up to $3.01 billion in potential milestones. If any therapies from this collaboration win approval, then Sangamo will receive tiered royalties on future sales.

  • [By Cory Renauer]

    Biotech traders get heaps of attention, but buying promising young drugmakers and holding them for the long term is a far easier way to get rich. Case in point: Spreading $10,000 evenly among shares of Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB),Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), andGilead Sciences Inc.(NASDAQ:GILD) around this time in 1998 would have made you a millionaire already.

  • [By Matthew Cochrane]

    A value trap is a stock that appears to be cheap but, in reality, is not because of deteriorating business conditions. Examples of traps include pharmaceutical companies with a valuable patent set to expire, cyclical stocks at the peak of the cycle, or tech stocks in the midst of having their expertise being commoditized away. Unfortunately, this is a pitfall I have firsthand experience with. In early 2016, I bought shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) for just under $93. At the time, Gilead’s trailing twelve months EPS was $11.74 giving it what I thought was a dirt cheap P/E ratio of 7.9 — I thought shares were a steal.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Own For 2019: Student Transportation Inc(STB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Student Transportation (STB)

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  • [By ]

    That was certainly the case with Student Transportation (NYSE: STB). My former High-Yield Investing holding was trading at $6.00 per share at the closing bell on February 27. The next morning, it opened near $7.50 following a surprise takeover offer from a privately held Canadian company — giving us a nice 25% gain overnight.

  • [By ]

    One of the main goals of my premium newsletter High-Yield Investing is stability. I like industries that don’t go through unpredictable hot and cold cycles. Student Transportation (NYSE: STB) is a textbook example.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Own For 2019: CSP Inc.(CSPI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Headlines about CSP (NASDAQ:CSPI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CSP earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the information technology services provider an impact score of 44.9831568716707 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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One of the main goals of my premium newsletter High-Yield Investing is stability. I like industries that don’t go through unpredictable hot and cold cycles. Student Transportation (NYSE: STB) is a textbook example.

Millions of kids must travel to and from school each day, rain or shine. With a national fleet of school buses and a stack of contracts with various school districts, the company generates consistent, recurring income to share with its stockholders. That, along with its current yield of 5.9%, is why STB remains one of my readers’ favorite stocks.

My next recommendation enjoys similar stability thanks to another fact of life — babies.

In the unpredictable financial world, there are few things as guaranteed as birth rates. There were approximately 4 million births in the U.S. last year, 4 million give or take in 2016, 4 million in 2015, 4 million in 2014, 4 million in 2013. I could go on, all the way back to the 1950s, with little deviation year to year.

I’m betting there will be another 4 million kids born this year. That’s about 11,000 per day — all of which will need a bed to sleep in. Today’s recommendation controls a big chunk of this lucrative market and turns that steady demand into a bountiful dividend yield nearly three times the market average.

But that wasn’t what first attracted my interest in this stock. It’s not something the company has that caught my eye — but rather something it doesn’t have.

A Breath Of Fresh Air For Rate-Weary Investors
Take a look at the chart below.

As you can see, the company carried $48 million in net debt on the books back in 2001. But over the next few years, it began systematically attacking that debt and whittling it down to $30 million, then $20 million, until finally in 2012, it held more cash than debt.

By the middle of 2017, the company was 100% debt-free and held $8 million in cash. In this era of debt-fueled growth and debt-financed stock buybacks, it’s rare to see a business that doesn’t owe a dollar to anyone. It simply has no creditors.

There are some current liabilities (payroll, accounts payable on inventory, etc.), but those are covered by current assets 5.5 times over. That means for every dollar due over the next 12 months, it has more than $5 in cash and marketable securities available, a healthy ratio. Beyond that, though, there is nothing due.

For rate-weary investors, that’s a refreshing change.

As you know, the U.S. Federal Reserve’s rate tightening has been a stiff headwind for income-oriented asset classes. But this pristine balance sheet isn’t affected. After all, higher borrowing costs aren’t a problem when you don’t have any borrowings to repay. Nor do stockholders have to be concerned with maturity schedules, restrictive debt covenants, and other such worrisome issues.

The fact is, an overleveraged balance sheet can doom a stock just as easily as falling profits. That’s why the market is leery of heavy borrowers right now — and why I gave this debt-free company the nod over several other high-yielders on my watch list.

You know how much my most recent recommendation spent on interest last year? Zero. No wonder it can afford to dish out abnormally large dividend distributions every quarter. A year ago, these payouts added up to a yield of 4% — not bad, but the bare minimum for inclusion in my portfolio.

But with the shares sliding, the stock is now throwing off a much stronger yield around 6%.

The Time To Buy Is Now
So why did the shares drop? Well, most of the damage came after a weak third-quarter report in which the bottom line was marred by several unusual events. One of those involved the bankruptcy of a major customer. It wasn’t named, but odds are good they were talking about Toys ‘R’ Us.

There is currently an effort underway by a billionaire businesses man to save the embattled toy retail empire, which accounts for 18% of the industry. But even if it fails, these sales won’t just disappear — they will be hungrily fought over and devoured by competitors such as Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) and Target (NYSE: TGT).

Maybe that’s why analysts aren’t expecting this sales slump to last long — and why Wall Street has a price target on the stock that’s about 50% higher than where it closed recently. After all, revenues are projected to increase 18% next year to $79 million — which would mark a new record high. More important, earnings are forecast to more than double.

All that, combined with a rock-solid balance sheet, make it a safe bet that this stock will return to its former glory. In the meantime, you can grab a piece of this steady dividend payer for a little more than $5 per share.

Finding stocks like this latest pick — smaller, relatively unknown, with absolutely zero long-term debt, and a high yield to boot — are practically unheard of in this market environment. But make no mistake, these are exactly the kinds of picks income investors should be looking for right now.

Unfortunately, telling you the name of this stock here wouldn’t be fair to my High-Yield Investing subscribers. But there’s a way you can get the name and ticker symbol of this pick today.

Join us in our search for the best high yields the market has to offer by trying High-Yield Investing. You don’t have to settle for the paltry yields offered by most stocks. The high yields are still out there. You just have to know where to look — and my staff and I are here to help you along.

Click here to unlock today’s pick and see how High-Yield Investing can help you pull in 11.2% a year in dividends — and some impressive capital gains to boot.

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This stock’s low price isn’t going to last forever — it’s time to get in while the getting’s good.

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One of the main goals of my premium newsletter High-Yield Investing is stability. I like industries that don’t go through unpredictable hot and cold cycles. Student Transportation (NYSE: STB) is a textbook example.

Millions of kids must travel to and from school each day, rain or shine. With a national fleet of school buses and a stack of contracts with various school districts, the company generates consistent, recurring income to share with its stockholders. That, along with its current yield of 5.9%, is why STB remains one of my readers’ favorite stocks.

My next recommendation enjoys similar stability thanks to another fact of life — babies.

In the unpredictable financial world, there are few things as guaranteed as birth rates. There were approximately 4 million births in the U.S. last year, 4 million give or take in 2016, 4 million in 2015, 4 million in 2014, 4 million in 2013. I could go on, all the way back to the 1950s, with little deviation year to year.

I’m betting there will be another 4 million kids born this year. That’s about 11,000 per day — all of which will need a bed to sleep in. Today’s recommendation controls a big chunk of this lucrative market and turns that steady demand into a bountiful dividend yield nearly three times the market average.

But that wasn’t what first attracted my interest in this stock. It’s not something the company has that caught my eye — but rather something it doesn’t have.

A Breath Of Fresh Air For Rate-Weary Investors
Take a look at the chart below.

As you can see, the company carried $48 million in net debt on the books back in 2001. But over the next few years, it began systematically attacking that debt and whittling it down to $30 million, then $20 million, until finally in 2012, it held more cash than debt.

By the middle of 2017, the company was 100% debt-free and held $8 million in cash. In this era of debt-fueled growth and debt-financed stock buybacks, it’s rare to see a business that doesn’t owe a dollar to anyone. It simply has no creditors.

There are some current liabilities (payroll, accounts payable on inventory, etc.), but those are covered by current assets 5.5 times over. That means for every dollar due over the next 12 months, it has more than $5 in cash and marketable securities available, a healthy ratio. Beyond that, though, there is nothing due.

For rate-weary investors, that’s a refreshing change.

As you know, the U.S. Federal Reserve’s rate tightening has been a stiff headwind for income-oriented asset classes. But this pristine balance sheet isn’t affected. After all, higher borrowing costs aren’t a problem when you don’t have any borrowings to repay. Nor do stockholders have to be concerned with maturity schedules, restrictive debt covenants, and other such worrisome issues.

The fact is, an overleveraged balance sheet can doom a stock just as easily as falling profits. That’s why the market is leery of heavy borrowers right now — and why I gave this debt-free company the nod over several other high-yielders on my watch list.

You know how much my most recent recommendation spent on interest last year? Zero. No wonder it can afford to dish out abnormally large dividend distributions every quarter. A year ago, these payouts added up to a yield of 4% — not bad, but the bare minimum for inclusion in my portfolio.

But with the shares sliding, the stock is now throwing off a much stronger yield around 6%.

The Time To Buy Is Now
So why did the shares drop? Well, most of the damage came after a weak third-quarter report in which the bottom line was marred by several unusual events. One of those involved the bankruptcy of a major customer. It wasn’t named, but odds are good they were talking about Toys ‘R’ Us.

There is currently an effort underway by a billionaire businesses man to save the embattled toy retail empire, which accounts for 18% of the industry. But even if it fails, these sales won’t just disappear — they will be hungrily fought over and devoured by competitors such as Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) and Target (NYSE: TGT).

Maybe that’s why analysts aren’t expecting this sales slump to last long — and why Wall Street has a price target on the stock that’s about 50% higher than where it closed recently. After all, revenues are projected to increase 18% next year to $79 million — which would mark a new record high. More important, earnings are forecast to more than double.

All that, combined with a rock-solid balance sheet, make it a safe bet that this stock will return to its former glory. In the meantime, you can grab a piece of this steady dividend payer for a little more than $5 per share.

Finding stocks like this latest pick — smaller, relatively unknown, with absolutely zero long-term debt, and a high yield to boot — are practically unheard of in this market environment. But make no mistake, these are exactly the kinds of picks income investors should be looking for right now.

Unfortunately, telling you the name of this stock here wouldn’t be fair to my High-Yield Investing subscribers. But there’s a way you can get the name and ticker symbol of this pick today.

Join us in our search for the best high yields the market has to offer by trying High-Yield Investing. You don’t have to settle for the paltry yields offered by most stocks. The high yields are still out there. You just have to know where to look — and my staff and I are here to help you along.

Click here to unlock today’s pick and see how High-Yield Investing can help you pull in 11.2% a year in dividends — and some impressive capital gains to boot.