Top 10 Performing Stocks To Own Right Now

Stocks continue to print new highs. And many continue to doubt the rally–as they have for much of the post-crisis recovery.

They continue to say stocks are priced for perfection, implying that stocks are expensive, and/or that investors are assuming a perfect presidency from Trump. But remember, we’ve talked about the massive fundamental and technical performance gap that has still yet to be closed, dating back to the 2007 pre-crisis peak. I did this analysis again just a few days after the election. You can see it here: “The Trump Effect Will Make Stocks Extraordinarily Cheap.”

Now, a few days ago, we talked about buying the stocks of the guests of Trump Tower. Goldman Sachs comes to mind, as the Wall Street powerhouse has been well represented in the Trump plan, including the new Treasury Secretary appointment. Goldman is the best performing Dow stock over the past month. And we talked about the meeting with Japanese investor, Masayoshi Son, at Trump Tower this week. Son’s gigantic (80%+) stake in Sprint is up 11% since Tuesday.

Top 10 Performing Stocks To Own Right Now: Blue Nile Inc.(NILE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    News headlines about Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blue Nile earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 44.0484134103501 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Top 10 Performing Stocks To Own Right Now: iShares MSCI EAFE (EFA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Neumann Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 41.2% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 65,172 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 19,013 shares during the period. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF comprises approximately 2.9% of Neumann Capital Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 11th biggest position. Neumann Capital Management LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $4,541,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Investors sold shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) on strength during trading hours on Thursday. $135.72 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $204.09 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $68.37 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, iShares MSCI EAFE ETF had the 19th highest net out-flow for the day. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF traded up $0.46 for the day and closed at $65.99

  • [By Todd Shriber, ETF Professor]

    HEFA debuted in early 2014 as the currency hedged alternative to traditional MSCI EAFE strategies. HEFA is essentially the MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSE: EFA) with a currency hedged kicker. EFA, one of the largest developed market ETFs, is HEFA lone equity holding. HEFA has amassed $3.61 billion in assets since coming to market.

Top 10 Performing Stocks To Own Right Now: Jazz Pharmaceuticals Inc.(JAZZ)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:JAZZ)’s share price hit a new 52-week high and low during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $173.93 and last traded at $172.72, with a volume of 22282 shares. The stock had previously closed at $172.50.

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Top 10 Performing Stocks To Own Right Now: Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc.(SGL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    News headlines about Strategic Global Income Fund (NYSE:SGL) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Strategic Global Income Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.9423274211809 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    SGL Carbon (ETR:SGL) received a €14.00 ($16.28) target price from analysts at Baader Bank in a report released on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Baader Bank’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 35.27% from the company’s current price.

Top 10 Performing Stocks To Own Right Now: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(AMAG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    AMAG Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AMAG) was upgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Monday.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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Top 10 Performing Stocks To Own Right Now: Madison Square Garden Inc.(MSG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Madison Square Garden Co (NYSE:MSG)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $298.43 and last traded at $293.96, with a volume of 26154 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $288.80.

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

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    The Top Stock Market Stories for Thursday
    Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT) headlines a busy day of earnings reports Today. Shares of WMT stock popped almost 10% after the firm reported its largest domestic sales increase in 10 years. Walmart reported adjusted earnings of $1.29 per share, a figure that topped expectations by 7 cents per share. Revenue also easily beat Wall Street expectations. The firm’s positive earnings and revenue numbers helped push its rival Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) up 3% as well before the bell Thursday. Turkey remains a major geopolitical headache for markets around the globe. The International Monetary Fund issued a statement arguing that the nation must take steps to stabilize its currency and help bring certainty to the global markets. The country’s currency (the Lira) is off about 40% this year as markets grow increasingly concerned about the nation’s leaders’ abilities to stave off inflation. President Tayyip Erdogan’s has repeated called for lower interest rates despite clear proof that the nation’s currency value is eroding.
    Four Stocks to Watch Today: NVDA, JCP, BA
    NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) will report earnings after the bell Thursday. Wall Street will be interested to learn the impact of falling Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency prices on the semiconductor giant’s bottom line. The average trade estimate for earnings sits at $1.83 per share on top of $3.11 billion in quarterly revenue. A day after news broke that U.S. retail spending was strong in the second quarter, J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) shares plunged nearly 22% after the firm reported

  • [By Steve Symington]

    But some individual companies enjoyed far greater gains. Read on to learn why McCormick (NYSE:MKC), CalAmp (NASDAQ:CAMP), and Madison Square Garden (NYSE:MSG) outperformed the market today.

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Top 10 Performing Stocks To Own Right Now: Sandstorm Gold Ltd(SAND )

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    CIBC Asset Management Inc grew its stake in shares of Sandstorm Gold Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:SAND) by 41.7% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 962,780 shares of the mining company’s stock after buying an additional 283,504 shares during the quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc’s holdings in Sandstorm Gold were worth $4,458,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Sandstorm Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:SAND) had its target price raised by analysts at Raymond James from $5.75 to $6.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has an “outperform” rating on the mining company’s stock. Raymond James’ price target points to a potential upside of 4.35% from the stock’s current price.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Boston Partners purchased a new stake in Sandstorm Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:SAND) during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 463,325 shares of the mining company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,205,000. Boston Partners owned about 0.25% of Sandstorm Gold as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Top 10 Performing Stocks To Own Right Now: Innodata Inc.(INOD)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Media coverage about Innodata (NASDAQ:INOD) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news 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. Innodata earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the technology company an impact score of 47.3485759085159 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Luzich Partners LLC lifted its stake in shares of Innodata Inc (NASDAQ:INOD) by 4.9% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,316,550 shares of the technology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 61,944 shares during the period. Innodata accounts for approximately 1.5% of Luzich Partners LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 12th biggest position. Luzich Partners LLC owned about 5.09% of Innodata worth $1,514,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Innodata (NASDAQ:INOD) will be releasing its Q1 2018 earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, May 8th.

    Innodata (NASDAQ:INOD) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, March 8th. The technology company reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $15.66 million for the quarter. Innodata had a negative return on equity of 10.94% and a negative net margin of 8.30%.

Top 10 Performing Stocks To Own Right Now: Legacy Reserves LP(LGCY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Legacy Reserves LP (NASDAQ:LGCY) hit a new 52-week high and low on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $8.74 and last traded at $8.63, with a volume of 42189 shares. The stock had previously closed at $8.36.

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Legacy Reserves (NASDAQ:LGCY) continued its torrid run on Wednesday, rising another 20% by 12:45 p.m. EDT after one of the company’s largest investors revealed the purchase of additional units. That brings the oil and gas producer’s year-to-date rally up over 250% as fears concerning its future have quickly faded alongside higher oil prices.

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Shares of Legacy Reserves Inc. (NASDAQ:LGCY) rose more than 13% by 10:30 a.m. EDT on Friday after the oil and gas producer completed its planned corporate reorganization.

Top 10 Performing Stocks To Own Right Now: Denison Mine Corp(DNN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jim Robertson]

    Last Thursday, small cap uranium mining stock Denison Mines Corp (NYSEAMERICAN: DNN), which is also focused on the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan, reported 2017 earnings and gave its outlook for 2018 with the outlook coming with extensive commentary about the uranium market and Athabasca. David Cates, the President and CEO of Denison Mines Corp, gave the following commentary:

  • [By Scott Levine]

    Shares of Denison Mines (NYSEMKT:DNN), a uranium exploration and development company, climbed 28% in September, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. In addition to the news that Denison intends to acquire 100% of Cameco’s interest in the Wheeler River Joint Venture, shareholders celebrated the reporting of favorable results from the company’s pre-feasibility study (PFS) conducted at Wheeler River. 

  • [By Reuben Gregg Brewer]

    Denison Mines (NYSEMKT:DNN) is working to build a new uranium mine in Canada. For investors interested in the nuclear fuel, it’s an interesting stock to look at because of the material upside potential if construction plans play out as projected and uranium prices rise. But does that make it a stock worth buying? Only if you clearly understand the risks before putting your hard-saved capital into the shares. Here are some key facts you need to know before you invest here.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Denison Mines (TSE:DML) (NYSE:DNN) had its price target upped by Raymond James from C$0.95 to C$1.25 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Raymond James currently has a market perform rating on the stock.

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