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Will Q3 earnings propel Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) stock to $100 mark?
Flickr [Update:Walmart delivered a beat on both the top and bottom line numbers in its third-quarter earnings release. The brick and mortar retail store chain reported non-GAAP EPS of $1.0 per share surpassing the high end of its own guidance, beating analysts estimates by 3 cents. On the top line front, the retailer reported revenues of$123.2 billion, up 4.2% YoY, and $2.2 billion more than what analysts were expecting. The company’seCommerce growth in the US remained strong, as Net sales and GMV increased 50% and 54%, respectively. The retail giant also increased its full yearEPS guidance to $4.38-$4.46 from $4.30-$4.40.]

Shares of Bentonville, Arkansas-based offline retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) have come to life in 2017 and are having their best run in recent years, up nearly 30% in the year-to-date. Walmart stock’s recent bull run has increased the expectations from its fiscal third-quarter earnings, which is scheduledfor today before the opening bell. WMT stock has been on a steady uptrend going into earnings since the beginning of October but closed in the red during yesterday’s trade. Wall Street is also turning more bullish about the prospects of thebrick-and-mortar retail behemoth ahead of earnings as Rupesh Parikh ofOppenheimer raised his price target on the Walmart stock to $100 and reiterated his Outperform rating. Now, the question is, can Q3 earnings set WMT stock on a post-earnings rally?

top ten stocks to buy: TherapeuticsMD, Inc.(TXMD)

Advisors’ Opinion:


    On the show’s “Lightning Round” segment, Jim Cramer was bullish on Penn National Gaming (PENN) , KeyCorp (KEY) and TherapeuticsMD (TXMD) .

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top ten stocks to buy: Gibraltar Industries, Inc.(ROCK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    In trading on Friday, basic materials shares fell by 0.82 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Gibraltar Industries Inc (NASDAQ: ROCK), down 9 percent, and Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE: AUY), down 9 percent.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    In trading on Tuesday, basic materials shares fell 0.44 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Haynes International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAYN), down 5 percent, and Gibraltar Industries Inc (NASDAQ: ROCK), down 4 percent.

top ten stocks to buy: USG Corporation(USG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    USG Corp. (NYSE: USG) was reiterated as Hold but the price target was raised to $35 from $29 (versus a $34.23 close) at Jefferies.

    Thursday’s top analyst upgrades and downgradesincluded Biogen, Goldcorp, GoPro, Oracle, Sirius XM, Tyson Foods, Ciena and many more.

  • [By The Ticker Tape]

    Homebuilders like Lennar, PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), and D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE: DHI) could benefit from a strengthening housing recovery. If you’re bullish on housing, you might want to take a step back and think about other companies in that space. Home improvement stores like Home Depot Inc (NYSE: HD) and Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) could get a boost as well as companies that supply products for new homes like Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) and USG Corporation(NYSE: USG).

top ten stocks to buy: Renewable Energy Group, Inc.(REGI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Manikandan Raman]

    There also some lesser known clean energy stocks that may witness downward movement on potential Trump win on negative sentiment. They include Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ: PEGI), Enviva Partners LP (NYSE: EVA), TerraForm Global Inc (NASDAQ: GLBL), Renewable Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ: REGI) and Ameresco Inc (NYSE: AMRC).

top ten stocks to buy: Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad (BJSAF)

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    Listed on the Malaysian Bursa and also traded over the US OTC markets (OTCPK:BJSAF), Berjaya Sports Toto (BToto) is a Malaysian company primarily engaged in toto betting, leasing of online lottery equipment, and the manufacture and distribution of computerized lottery and voting systems. As part of its diversification plans, BToto also operates a hotel in the Philippines and retails luxury motor brands in the UK.

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