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Hot Small Cap Stocks To Own Right Now

Just before Thanksgiving, our Under the Radar Movers newsletter suggested shorting small cap business process outsourcing (BPO) stock StarTek, Inc (NYSE: SRT):

“StarTek has been on our bearish watchlist for some time now, any finally gave us the sign we’ve been waiting on. That is, SRT has broken down after a big-time runup since August.”

Our Under the Radar Movers newsletter has a more detailed discussion about StarTek, Inc’s technical chart and a potential shorting/bearish trading strategy:

Small cap StarTek, Inc strives to be the most trusted BPO service provider delivering comprehensive contact center and customer engagement solutions. Service offerings include sales support, order processing, customer care and receivables management and customer analytics.

Hot Small Cap Stocks To Own Right Now: World Energy Solutions Inc(DE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The stock posting the largest daily percentage gain in the S&P 500 ahead of the close Friday was Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) which rose about 6% to $155.34. The stock’s 52-week range is $112.87 to $175.26. Volume was 7.5 million compared to the daily average volume of 2.8 million.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Deutsche Bank set a $155.00 price target on Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) in a research note published on Wednesday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the industrial products company’s stock.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Friday afternoon, the industrial shares rose 0.64 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Deere & Company (NYSE: DE), up 7 percent, and FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAIL) up 6 percent.

Hot Small Cap Stocks To Own Right Now: VSE Corporation(VSEC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    VSE (NASDAQ:VSEC) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Monday.

  • [By Money Morning Staff Reports]

    Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) will increase its dividend forward yield by 10.26%, VSE Corp. (Nasdaq: VSEC) will increase its dividend payout by 14.29%, and PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: PNC) will increase its dividend payout by 26.67%.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    VSE (NASDAQ: VSEC) and ATKINS WS GBP0.005 (OTCMKTS:WATKF) are both construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Hot Small Cap Stocks To Own Right Now: Gerdau S.A.(GGB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Gerdau (NYSE:GGB) fell 7.6% on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $3.99 and last traded at $4.00. 20,132,700 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 80% from the average session volume of 11,155,967 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.33.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Shares of Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the nine analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $4.00.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    AMG Funds LLC lessened its stake in Gerdau (NYSE:GGB) by 12.1% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 256,979 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 35,501 shares during the quarter. AMG Funds LLC’s holdings in Gerdau were worth $1,198,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Gerdau (NYSE:GGB) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eleven analysts that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $4.00.

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Shares of Gerdau (NYSE:GGB) tumbled more than 10% by 2:45 p.m. EDT Thursday in what was a tumultuous day for stocks in Brazil. The Brazil-based steel company sold off along with that country’s stock market amid fears that the recent trucker strike could have a deep impact on the economy.

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Buy For 2019

Profire Energy (NASDAQ:PFIE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities researchers at Maxim Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. They currently have a $7.00 price target on the oil and gas company’s stock. Maxim Group’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 114.07% from the stock’s previous close.

The analysts wrote, “Wednesday, after market close, PFIE announced 2Q18 results with revenue of $11.3 million, slightly above our estimate of $11.2 million, and EPS of $0.03, inline with our estimate of $0.03. We expect further penetration of PF3100 BMS systems in 2019 as the company recently received its Safety Integrity Level (SIL) certification and plans to expand its PF3100 sales force. We recognize additional opportunities for continued success internationally (MENA) and potential M&A activities in North America. We reiterate our Buy rating and $7 Price Target, which is based on a 10-year DCF and supported by a comparable company analysis.””

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Buy For 2019: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft (BAYZF)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By SEEKINGALPHA.COM]

    For the third quarter, the company reported cash and equivalents of $470.4 million, while net income came in at $50 million (includes a gain of $78.7 million from the Immunomedics’ warrant). Without the one-time gain, its loss of $28.7 million would still be an improvement over net loss of $31.8 million for the same quarter last year. For the fourth quarter, the company is guiding for ADCETRIS sales in the range of $82 million to $84 million (total revenue of $128 million to $130 million). In addition to the growing opportunity for ADCETRIS (peak sales in excess of $1 billion) and the intriguing prospects of tucatinib, the company has a promising pipeline of ADC candidates and immuno-oncology assets. Partnered programs with the likes of AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), Astellas (OTCPK:ALPMY), Genmab (OTCPK:GMXAY), Bayer (OTCPK:BAYZF), Genentech and many more also lend additional credibility to the story.

  • [By ]

    As of December 2017, Greenlight Re’s major (10%+) long positions were General Motors (GM), Brighthouse Financial (BHF), gold (GLD), Bayer (OTCPK:BAYZF), and Mylan (MYL). It also holds a long position in Micron (MU), which was the best positive contributor to its portfolio in the first quarter of 2018. These long positions were balanced by shorts in Tesla (TSLA), Netflix (NFLX), and other “bubble basket” stocks. The portfolio is also short Assured Guaranty (AGO), a municipal bond insurer, a position which is hedged by a simultaneous long in Puerto Rican debt. Overall, the portfolio is 93% gross long and 65% gross short. Unlike most insurance portfolios, just 0.5% of investments are in debt instruments and, in fact, Greenlight Re’s short portfolio was 11% allocated to sovereign debt.

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Buy For 2019: Royal Gold Inc.(RGLD)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Keith Noonan, Leo Sun, and Maxx Chatsko]

    In this roundtable, three Motley Fool investors have identified stocks that they believe have underappreciated strengths and tremendous long-term potential. Read on to see why they think Weibo (NASDAQ:WB), iQiyi (NASDAQ:IQ), and Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD) are top stocks for growth-seeking investors.

  • [By Tyler Crowe, Matthew Frankel, CFP, and Neha Chamaria]

    So we asked three Motley Fool contributors to tell us about one of their favorite mid-cap stocks out there today. Here’s why they picked real estate investment trust (REIT) Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC), precious metal streaming company Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD), and solar power component supplier SolarEdge Technologies (NASDAQ:SEDG). 

  • [By Reuben Gregg Brewer]

    Franco-Nevada Corporation’s (NYSE:FNV) stock was down roughly 11% year to date through the end of May. That’s not great, but it’s even worse when you consider that streaming and royalty peer Royal Gold Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) is up 9% over the same span. Even silver-heavy Wheaton Precious Metals (NYSE:WPM) has been doing better, down only about 1% (silver hasn’t performed as well gold in recent years). Why exactly is Franco-Nevada lagging its peers so badly?

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Buy For 2019: VSE Corporation(VSEC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Money Morning Staff Reports]

    Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) will increase its dividend forward yield by 10.26%, VSE Corp. (Nasdaq: VSEC) will increase its dividend payout by 14.29%, and PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: PNC) will increase its dividend payout by 26.67%.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Stantec (NYSE: STN) and VSE (NASDAQ:VSEC) are both business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Tyler Crowe, Rich Smith, and Daniel Miller]

    In the spirit of Lynch’s investment principles, we asked three of our Motley Fool investors to each highlight a stock Wall Street isn’t paying much attention to, but could be a great investment. Here’s a brief look at their selections: WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC), Control4 (NASDAQ:CTRL), and VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC). 

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Buy For 2019: Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (VLKAY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shares of Volkswagen Group (OTCMKTS:VLKAY) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the nine research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company.

  • [By John Rosevear]

    Volkswagen AG’s (NASDAQOTH:VLKAY) U.S. unit is teaming up with four suppliers, including chip powerhouse NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA), to deal with a key technical challenge facing developers of self-driving cars: moving all the data around inside the car.

  • [By ]

    For example, FCA was the first to throw in the towel on “cars.” Ford is now following. Lately, brands such as Chevrolet (NYSE:GM), Toyota (NYSE:TM), Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY) and Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY) have professed their enduring commitment to sedans and similar “cars.” That’s probably true – at least directionally. Still, even those automakers will need to prune at least a little bit in their car/sedan portfolios over the next generational cycle, 5-10 years at the most. But the point is that they say they will not take as big of an axe to those offerings in the U.S. market, as FCA and Ford just did.

  • [By ]

    Volkswagen AG (VLKAY) led the Dax higher, gaining 1.02% to €178.82, after the German carmaker reshuffled its top management, naming former BMW AG (BMWYY) executive Herbert Diess as CEO, replacing Matthias Mueller, in the company’s biggest management change since the diesel emissions scandal in 2015.

  • [By John Rosevear]

    Volkswagen AG (NASDAQOTH:VLKAY) said that its second-quarter net profit increased 6.8% to 3.31 billion euros ($3.85 billion) — despite a one-time charge of 1.6 billion euros related to the company’s 2015 diesel-emissions cheating scandal.

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks To Buy For 2019: ATA Inc.(ATAI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    ATA Inc. (NASDAQ: ATAI) traded down about 14% Monday to set a new 52-week low of $0.82, based on revalued shares that closed at $0.72 on Friday but traded up about 250% on Monday at $2.53. Volume was more than 200 times the daily average of around 42,000. You’re on your own here to figure this one out.