Top Safest Stocks To Buy For 2019


There’s no way around it: the S&P 500 now has a P/E ratio of more than 26 going into the first earnings season of 2017, and even the “safest” bets are starting to look scary.

Unless we see massive profit growth all around, there’s a real risk this bull market is going to stutter—or worse.

So where do you go for value? It’s getting harder than ever, but there is one corner of the market that got way ahead of the S&P 500 and has since taken a step back. I’m talking about real estate investment trusts (REITs).

And now, there are three REITs that combined provide over 9% in income with over 200% average dividend coverage. That means they could double their payouts and still generate enough cash to cover them.

Plus, these stocks are out of favor, making them relatively cheap compared to their peers and the overheated broader market.

Top Safest Stocks To Buy For 2019: Movado Group Inc.(MOV)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Steve Symington]

    Shares of Movado Group Inc. (NYSE:MOV) were up 16.5% as of 12:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday after the watchmaker announced strong quarterly results.

    For Movado’s fiscal first quarter ended April 30, 2018, net sales grew 28.1% year over year (22.1% in constant currency) to $127.1 million, including roughly $2.2 million related to the adoption of new accounting standards. On the bottom line, that translated to adjusted earnings of $8.7 million, or $0.37 per share, up from $0.01 per share in the same year-ago period.

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    The stock market rebounded sharply on Wednesday, and major benchmarks recovered most of the ground they lost on Tuesday, posting gains of around 1%. Concerns about financial difficulties in the Italian economy seemed to ebb in investors’ minds, as those looking more closely at the problem came to the conclusion that U.S. exposure to any troubles the European Union might face as a result of pressure on its common currency wouldn’t be as large as initially feared. In addition, some good news from several parts of the market improved overall sentiment. Movado Group (NYSE:MOV), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU), and Exact Sciences (NASDAQ:EXAS) were among the best performers on the day. Here’s why they did so well.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    Movado Group (NYSE:MOV) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference CallMay. 30, 2018 9:00 a.m. ET

    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
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  • [By Steve Symington]

    Movado Group (NYSE:MOV) announced stellar fiscal first-quarter 2019 results on Wednesday morning, highlighting broad-based geographic strength as consumers continue to embrace the Swiss watchmaker’s wares. Movado also boosted its full-year guidance, leaving shares up more than 16% in today’s early trading.

Top Safest Stocks To Buy For 2019: Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte S.A.B. de C.V.(OMAB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (NASDAQ:OMAB) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are covering the stock, reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $46.00.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (NASDAQ:OMAB) was downgraded by ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Corporacion America (NYSE: CAAP) and Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (NASDAQ:OMAB) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and risk.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Corporacion America (NYSE: CAAP) and Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (NASDAQ:OMAB) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Top Safest Stocks To Buy For 2019: Microchip Technology Incorporated(MCHP)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By ]

    Though concerns have been raised that the analog and MCU markets are at risk of seeing an inventory correction (they haven’t had a major one in a while), given signs of excessive ordering and stretched lead times, TI and STMicro’s numbers suggest conditions remain good for now. That’s particularly true in industrial and auto markets where trends such as factory automation, ADAS adoption and electric/hybrid car sales are boosting chip demand. Several other analog/MCU firms, including Microchip (MCHP) , ON Semiconductor (ON) , Maxim Integrated (MXIM) and NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) , will be reporting soon.

  • [By Shanthi Rexaline]

    Morgan Stanley's Joseph Moore previewed earnings reports from MPINJ Inc (NASDAQ: PI), Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) and NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA). Morgan Stanley has the following ratings on the companies:

  • [By ]

    Crutcher added that TI’s own chip manufacturing teams have been pushing equipment suppliers to make their machinery smarter. “We want it to tell us sooner if there’s an issue with the [chip] wafer that’s going through that machine,” he said as an example. Fellow analog chip and microcontroller (MCU) suppliers such as Analog Devices (ADI) and Microchip (MCHP) also have strong industrial exposure.

  • [By Lee Jackson]

    This company is a huge Internet of Things benefactor. Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) is a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and flash-IP solutions, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide.

  • [By VantagePoint]

    Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP) had a clear crossover to the upside on May 3, when the blue predicted moving average crossed above the black simple 10-day moving average. Since then the stock is up 17 percent, while the gray candle predicting Thursday's range shows continued upside. As long as the two lines don't crossover, look for this uptrend to continue. 

Top Safest Stocks To Buy For 2019: Garmin Ltd.(GRMN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Burrell Jonathan disclosed that they own a 13.8% stake in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) in a Form 13G/A disclosure that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, May 29th. The investor owns 26,042,130 shares of the stock valued at approximately $1,574,767,601. The filing is available through the SEC website at this hyperlink.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) Director Donald Eller sold 3,924 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.36, for a total value of $232,928.64. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    In contrast, Garmin (NASDAQ:GRMN) sells a wide range of consumer tech devices outside of the wearable-tech segment. This diverse portfolio includes the marine and aviation products that helped sales and profitability both inch higher last year even as Fitbit’s top and bottom lines collapsed. Sure, Garmin’s revenue expansion pace isn’t likely to accelerate much from its current modest rate, while Fitbit could post a dramatic rebound in 2019. But there’s also a much lower chance that the GPS device giant will post an annual loss, as Fitbit has done in each of the last two fiscal years.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) insider Min H. Kao sold 111,551 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.94, for a total value of $7,132,570.94. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 4,818,208 shares in the company, valued at $308,076,219.52. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Top Safest Stocks To Buy For 2019: Lifetime Brands Inc.(LCUT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) and Lifetime Brands (NASDAQ:LCUT) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and risk.

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