Top 5 Performing Stocks To Buy Right Now

Shares of Nordstrom tumbled 3 percent in early morning trading Monday after the stock was downgraded as same-store sales at the upscale retailer’s brick-and-mortar locations decline and its chain of discount stores, Nordstrom Rack, comes under pressure.

Cowen and Co. lowered its rating to market perform from outperform and dropped its share price target to $51 from $56 and warned that the retailer may need to close up to 10 percent of its physical stores as more consumers shop online. The stock ended Friday at $51.78, having climbed about 9 percent so far this year. Nordstrom has a market value of about $8.7 billion.

The company’s off-price division, Rack, “remains a work in progress as digital strength has masked weak physical store comps,” Cowen analyst Oliver Chen said in a research note Monday. He said same-store sales at Nordstrom Rack have declined for the past six quarters, underperforming other off-price rivals like Ross Stores and TJX.

Top 5 Performing Stocks To Buy Right Now: iShares MSCI All Peru Capped ETF (EPU)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    iShares MSCI All Peru Capped Index Fund (BMV:EPU) declared a semiannual dividend on Wednesday, June 20th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 20th will be given a dividend of 0.3845 per share on Monday, June 25th. This represents a yield of 1.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 19th.

Top 5 Performing Stocks To Buy Right Now: NantKwest, Inc.(NK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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    A number of brokerages have commented on NK. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Nantkwest from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 5th. Citigroup downgraded shares of Nantkwest to a “hold” rating and set a $3.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Friday, August 10th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $4.00.

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Top 5 Performing Stocks To Buy Right Now: Blackbaud, Inc.(BLKB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 1,260 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $129,000.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Blackbaud (NASDAQ:BLKB) was downgraded by research analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Blackbaud (NASDAQ:BLKB) was downgraded by stock analysts at Benchmark from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports.

Top 5 Performing Stocks To Buy Right Now: John Bean Technologies Corporation(JBT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    John Bean Technologies (NYSE:JBT) was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a neutral rating to an underweight rating. JPMorgan Chase & Co. currently has $88.00 price target on the stock.

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Top 5 Performing Stocks To Buy Right Now: Recon Technology, Ltd.(RCON)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Media coverage about Recon Technology (NASDAQ:RCON) has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Recon Technology earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 44.9374991541436 out of 100, meaning 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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