Top 5 Tech Stocks For 2019

When SolarEdge Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG) reported its most recent quarterly results late on Wednesday, the company posted record revenues again, continuing its absolutely explosive growth.

Excluding Thursday’s move, SolarEdge had outperformed the broad markets, with its stock up 251% in the past 52 weeks. In just 2018 alone, the stock was up 48%.

In terms of the results, the company said that it had $0.87 in earnings per share (EPS) on $209.9 million in revenue. Consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters had called for $0.80 in EPS on $204.81 million in revenue. The first quarter from last year had $0.36 in EPS on $115.05 million in revenue.

During the quarter, SolarEdge said that it shipped 800 megawatts (AC) of inverters, which is up from 766 shipped in the fourth quarter. This also puts the company on track to beat its 2.5 gigawatts (AC) of inverters that it shipped in 2017.

Looking ahead to the second quarter, the company expects to see revenues in the range of $220 million to $230 million, with a gross margin in the range of 36% to 38%. The consensus estimates call for $0.79 in EPS on $207.97 million in revenue for the quarter.

Top 5 Tech Stocks For 2019: Actuant Corporation(ATU)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Champlain Investment Partners LLC lowered its position in Actuant (NYSE:ATU) by 3.5% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 1,975,305 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 71,860 shares during the period. Champlain Investment Partners LLC’s holdings in Actuant were worth $45,926,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

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Top 5 Tech Stocks For 2019: Arc Wireless Solutions Inc.(ARCW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Watts Water Technologies (NYSE: WTS) and ARC Group WorldWide (NASDAQ:ARCW) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    News articles about ARC Group WorldWide (NASDAQ:ARCW) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 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. ARC Group WorldWide earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 45.8235732272447 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Barnes Group (NYSE: B) and ARC Group WorldWide (NASDAQ:ARCW) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    CIRCOR International (NYSE: CIR) and ARC Group WorldWide (NASDAQ:ARCW) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Top 5 Tech Stocks For 2019: Kyocera Corporation(KYO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Media stories about Kyocera (NYSE:KYO) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Kyocera earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 44.7168933477613 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Media coverage about Kyocera (NYSE:KYO) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Kyocera earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the electronics maker an impact score of 44.4825472854626 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

  • [By Anders Bylund]

    Shares of Japanese materials giant Kyocera (NYSE:KYO) gained 12.1% in April 2018, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The stock rode a strong fourth-quarter report to these gains despite zero coverage in the financial press.

Top 5 Tech Stocks For 2019: New Relic, Inc.(NEWR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    New Relic (NYSE:NEWR) issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.10-$0.12 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.01. The company issued revenue guidance of $104.5-$106.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $103.12 million.New Relic also updated its FY19 guidance to $0.29-$0.37 EPS.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    New Relic Inc (NYSE:NEWR) – Research analysts at Wedbush lifted their Q2 2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of New Relic in a report issued on Wednesday, August 8th. Wedbush analyst S. Koenig now forecasts that the software maker will earn ($0.07) per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of ($0.22). Wedbush currently has a “Outperform” rating and a $126.00 target price on the stock.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    New Relic Inc (NYSE:NEWR) CFO Mark Sachleben sold 3,370 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $102.17, for a total value of $344,312.90. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 3,433 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $350,749.61. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

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Top 5 Tech Stocks For 2019: Tucows Inc.(TCX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX) (TSE:TC) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Thursday.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Tintri (NASDAQ: TNTR) and Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX) 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 valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

  • [By Anders Bylund]

    Online services veteran Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX) reported first-quarter earnings last night, and the mixed results failed to impress investors. The stock fell as much as 9.4% Thursday morning before bouncing back to a smaller 6% drop.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Corelogic (NYSE:CLGX) and Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

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