Top Financial Stocks To Own Right Now

A global equity fund whose manager has drawn comparisons to Warren Buffett in the U.K. press is outperforming rivals thanks to a 166 percent rally in World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. over the past seven months.

London-based Lindsell Train Ltd sits atop the holder list with 7.1 million shares at the end of March. This equates to almost 17 percent of the total outstanding shares, according to Bloomberg data.

The company has been in the stock since at least 2009, regulatory filings show.

Nick Train, who co-founded the company in 2000, has been called a "British Buffett disciple" by the Financial Times and the "U.K.’s answer to Warren Buffett" by retail stockbroker Hargreaves Lansdown.

His global equity fund has returned almost 9 percent year-to-date and more than 20 percent in the past year. The fund is beating 95 percent of its peers this year and has outperformed 98 percent in the past three years, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Top Financial Stocks To Own Right Now: Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc.(BFAM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Twin Tree Management LP acquired a new position in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc (NYSE:BFAM) in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm acquired 13,320 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,366,000.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BFAM)

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc (NYSE:BFAM) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the thirteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $103.78.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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Top Financial Stocks To Own Right Now: CNB Financial Corporation(CCNE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: “CNB Financial (CCNE) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research” was posted by Ticker Report and is the sole property of of Ticker Report. If you are accessing this report on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of US & international copyright and trademark laws. The legal version of this report can be accessed at www.tickerreport.com/banking-finance/3370450/cnb-financial-ccne-rating-lowered-to-sell-at-zacks-investment-research.html.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    BidaskClub upgraded shares of CNB Financial (NASDAQ:CCNE) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Thursday morning.

    A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on CCNE. ValuEngine cut shares of CNB Financial from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of CNB Financial from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, June 14th. Boenning Scattergood reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of CNB Financial in a report on Tuesday, April 17th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods assumed coverage on shares of CNB Financial in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. They issued a market perform rating and a $35.00 price target for the company. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $31.50.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    BidaskClub upgraded shares of CNB Financial (NASDAQ:CCNE) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning.

    Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on CCNE. Boenning Scattergood reissued a buy rating and set a $29.50 price target on shares of CNB Financial in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Zacks Investment Research lowered CNB Financial from a buy rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 20th. ValuEngine raised CNB Financial from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods initiated coverage on CNB Financial in a research report on Tuesday, April 10th. They set a market perform rating and a $35.00 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $31.50.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    CNB Financial (NASDAQ:CCNE) was downgraded by research analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday.

Top Financial Stocks To Own Right Now: Mechel OAO(MTL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Money Morning News Team]

    Mechel Mining Co. (NYSE: MTL) is one of Russia’s largest mining and metal companies, focusing on the production of coal, iron ore, steel and silver.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Mullen Group Ltd (TSE:MTL) declared a monthly dividend on Wednesday, June 20th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Saturday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.05 per share on Monday, July 16th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 28th.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Mullen Group Ltd (TSE:MTL) reached a new 52-week high on Friday . The company traded as high as C$15.38 and last traded at C$15.38, with a volume of 248494 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$14.72.

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