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Hot Biotech Stocks For 2018

Shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals(INO) are climbing today after the biotech company announced that it would begin testing a Zika vaccine in Puerto Rico. Maxim’sJason McCarthy andJason Kolbert have the details:

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Inovio announced the initiation of a small clinical study (N=160) of its Zika vaccine, GLS-5700 (being developed with GeneOne Life Sciences), in Puerto Rico. It is estimated by the CDC that the Zika virus could infect more than 25% of the population of Puerto Rico by YE16.The study will evaluate safety, immunogenicity and early signs of efficacy in preventing Zika infection. Data are expected in 2017, and if positive, Inovio will discuss with regulators the best path forward.

In addition, the phase I study of GLS-5700 (N=40) in the U.S. and Canada, which is the first in-human Zika vaccine study, is now fully enrolled. Data evaluating safety and immunogenicity are expected by YE16.

Hot Biotech Stocks For 2018: Affimed N.V.(AFMD)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Shares of Affimed NV (NASDAQ: AFMD) were down around 21 percent to $1.70. Affimed priced its public offering of 10,000,000 of its common shares at $1.80 per common share.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ: MARA) shares rose 47.1 percent to $3.22 in pre-market trading after jumping 54.23 percent on Wednesday.
    Digital Power Corporation (NYSE: DPW) rose 27.6 percent to $0.800 in pre-market trading after gaining 9.79 percent on Wednesday.
    Social Reality Inc (NASDAQ: SRAX) shares rose 23.1 percent to $7.16 in the pre-market trading session after surging 37.59 percent on Wednesday.
    China Auto Logistics Inc (NASDAQ: CALA) rose 16.9 percent to $4.15 in pre-market trading after gaining 4.11 percent on Wednesday.
    Riot Blockchain Inc (NASDAQ: RIOT) rose 15.1 percent to $18.40 in pre-market trading after climbing 42.01 percent on Wednesday.
    Seven Stars Cloud Group Inc (NASDAQ: SSC) rose 14.5 percent to $2.85 in the pre-market trading session after gaining 0.40 percent on Wednesday.
    Affimed NV (NASDAQ: AFMD) shares rose 14.3 percent to $2.40 in pre-market trading after gaining 4.88 percent on Wednesday.
    Corecivic Inc (NYSE: CXW) rose 10.2 percent to $25.56 in pre-market trading after climbing 0.65 percent on Wednesday.
    LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMFA) rose 9.6 percent to $3.30 in pre-market trading after surging 34.98 percent on Wednesday.
    U.S. Global Investors, Inc. (NASDAQ: GROW) rose 7.2 percent to $3.30 in pre-market trading after dropping 8.06 percent on Wednesday.
    Xunlei Ltd (NASDAQ: XNET) rose 6.8 percent to $25.61 in pre-market trading after climbing 11.74 percent on Wednesday.
    Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: UEPS) shares rose 5.9 percent to $13.00 in pre-market trading after gaining 21.34 percent on Wednesday.
    Addus Homecare Corporation (NASDAQ: ADUS) rose 5.5 percent to $35.60 in pre-market trading after gaining 3.69 percent on Wednesday.
    TOP SHIPS Inc (NASDAQ: TOPS) rose 5.2 percent to $0.528 in pre-market trading after falling 10.36 percent on Wednesday.
    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE: TEVA) rose 4.7 percent to $14.11 in pre-market trading. Teva Pharma

Hot Biotech Stocks For 2018: Caterpillar, Inc.(CAT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By WWW.THESTREET.COM]

    When you look at the stocks that have led us higher–Goldman Sachs (GS) , JPMorgan (JPM) , Travelers (TRV) , United Health (UNH) , Walt Disney (DIS) , American Express  (AXP) , Verizon (VZ) , Boeing (BA) , Caterpillar (CAT) and Chevron (CVX) , all up more than 10%–you come up with stocks where there just aren’t a lot of profit-takers.

  • [By Reuben Gregg Brewer]

    Ever walk past a construction site? It’s hard not to be enthralled by all the heavy construction machinery moving things around. With the world’s developing economies still building at a relatively fast pace and developing economies, like the United States, in desperate need of upgrading their aging infrastructure, the companies behind that construction machinery could be just as exciting as a construction site in the years ahead. Which is why Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI), and Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX) are three of the top construction machinery stocks to look at right now.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    There were two big winners in 2017 and three more stocks that posted very solid gains above 40%:

    Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), up 89% Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), up 68.9% Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), up 46.1% Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), up 46.1% Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), up 42.9%.

    A stronger global economy contributed to the fortunes of at least two of these firms. while lower U.S. unemployment and improving wages helped the more consumer oriented companies post their gains.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    The DJIA stock posting the largest daily percentage gain ahead of the close Monday was Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) which traded up 2.66% at $95.38. The stock’s 52-week range is $69.04 to $99.46. Volume was roughly 15% below the daily average of around 5 million shares. The company reported a 1% decline in February retail sales this morning, the best year-over-year mark in more than 4 years.

  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    Caterpillar (CAT) soared to the top of the S&P 500 today after reporting better-than-expected earnings.

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    Caterpillargained 7.9% to $104.42 today, while the S&P 500 advanced 0.6% to 2,388.61.

    Despite the big gain, CFRA’s Jim Corridore keeps his Hold rating on shares of Caterpillar:

    We raise our 12-month target price to $112 from $103, 29.9X our ’17 EPS estimate of $3.75 (raised today from $3.01) and at 24.9X our ’18 EPS estimate of $4.50 (raised today from $4.29). These multiples are above peers and above CAT’s ten year average of 23.8X but in line with its five year average of 29.1X. We think these higher multiples are warranted by CAT’s improved cost structure and a better revenue outlook, but see the shares trading near fair value. CAT Q1 adjusted EPS of $1.28 vs. $0.67 beat the consensus of $0.63, with revenues higher than we were expecting.

    Caterpillar’s market capitalization rose to $61.3 billion today from $55.3 billion yesterday.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    According to a report at Bloomberg News, some of the companies sending representatives along include General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON), Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), and Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM). One company that has said it is not participating in the trip is Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT).

Hot Biotech Stocks For 2018: Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P.(CLMT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    In trading on Friday, energy shares fell 1.02 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE: WLL), down 8 percent, and Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P (NASDAQ: CLMT) down 7 percent.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    In trading on Friday, energy shares tumbled by 1.25 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN), down 16 percent, and Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P (NASDAQ: CLMT), down 14 percent.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P (NYSE: CLMT) was down, falling around 9 percent to $7.65. Janney Capital downgraded Calumet Specialty from Buy to Neutral.

5 Dow Titans Going Vertical

U.S. equities are pushing higher on Thursday as investors celebrate the passage of the GOP’s tax reform bill, look ahead to the holiday-shortened week next week and take in all the positive end-of-year vibes.

The stock market is on the verge of posting the first “perfect year” ever with 12 consecutive monthly rises.

While a lot of good news has been priced into stocks already, there is obviously further upside as investors prepare for earnings repatriation, increased earnings power and larger paychecks for millions of Americans.

Here are five blue-chip titans that are surging in response: 

Dow Stocks to Buy: Apple (AAPL)

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares look ready to rise out of a two-month consolidation range as the iPhone X supply stabilizes and investors look ahead to fresh catalysts like the launch of the HomePod speaker and the iMac Pro. There has been some analyst chatter of potentially underwhelming iPhone X demand, but that’s hard to see with delivery times only now catching up to requests.

The company will next report earnings on Jan. 30 after the close. Analysts are looking for earnings of $3.77 per share on revenues of $86.3 billion. When the company last reported on Nov. 2, earnings of $2.07 beat estimates by 20 cents on a 12.2% rise in revenues.

Dow Stocks to Buy: Caterpillar (CAT)

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Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) shares are going parabolic now, exploding out of the short consolidation rate between October and November to hit new highs representing a 3x gain from its early 2016 lows. Analysts at Citigroup recently upgraded their price target to $160 from $145.

The company will next report results on Jan. 25 before the bell. Analysts are looking for earnings of $1.75 per share on revenues of nearly $12 billion.

When the company last reported on Oct. 24, earnings of $1.95 beat estimates by 68 cents on a 24.6% rise in revenues.

Dow Stocks to Buy: Chevron (CVX)

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Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) shares are launching higher on Thursday, up 3.3% to jump over resistance near $120 going back to the summer of 2014. Not only has the stock completely erased the 2014-2015 drop related to the fall in crude oil prices, but it has more than doubled from its lows to reach new records. Analysts at Cowen raised their price target to $160, citing the performance of the company’s operations in the Permian Basin.

The company will next report results on Jan. 26 before the bell. Analysts are looking for earnings of $1.25 per share on revenues of $38.59 billion. When the company last reported on Oct. 27, earnings of $1.03 beat estimates by six cents on a 20.1% rise in revenues.

Dow Stocks to Buy: Goldman Sachs (GS)

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) shares are pushing to new highs, rising further out of its October-November consolidation range, eclipsing the highs seen earlier this year near $255. The stock will benefit from the maintaining of the carried interest loophole and likely positive impact the tax legislation will have on capital markets activity as foreign earnings are brought back home (stock buybacks, dividends, etc.).

The company will next report earnings on Jan. 17 before the bell. Analysts are looking for earnings of $5.16 per share on revenues of $7.8 billion.

When the company last reported on Oct. 17, earnings of $5.02 per share beat estimates by 85 cents on a 2% rise in revenues.

Dow Stocks to Buy: Home Depot (HD)

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Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) shares are extending higher, rising over their early December highs to cap a gain of more than 15% from their early November lows. A combination of solid home construction activity, limited supply and hurricane rebuilding are creating a perfect storm for investors.

The company will next report results on Feb. 20 before the bell. Analysts are looking for earnings of $1.62 per share on revenues of $23.6 billion. When the company last reported on Nov. 14, earnings of $1.84 per share beat estimates by two cents on an 8.1% rise in revenues.

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Boeing Will Close 2017 as Top DJIA Stock

Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) share price added less than half a point last week but it was not for lack of good news. With just a week to go in 2017, the aerospace giant is a sure thing to close out the year as the best performing stock among the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). Shares gained $1.76 last week to boost the year-to-date gain to nearly 90%.

Of the three other Dow stocks closest to Boeing’s yearly gain, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) rose by about 6.2% to a gain of nearly 68% for the year, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) added about 0.6% to close the week up just over 51% for the year to date, and Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) dropped about 1% to lower its annual gain to just over 44%.

Boeing’s week began with a final determination from the U.S. Department of Commerce on Boeing’s complaint against Canadian aircraft maker Bombardier for dumping the company’s CS-100 at below cost in the United States. The agency reiterated its 300% duty on imported Bombardier planes seating 100 to 150 passengers.

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) will now rule on whether Boeing was harmed by Bombardier’s sale. If not, the complaint and the tariff disappear unless Boeing appeals. If the ITC does conclude that the sale harmed Boeing, Bombardier’s CS-100 planes imported into the United States will be charged the duty fees. Bombardier will certainly appeal.

On Thursday Boeing signed a firm order with UAE-based flydubai airlines for 175 of the company’s 737 MAX jets. The airline committed to the order at the Dubai Air Show last month, but the firm order adds the planes to Boeing’s backlog.

Boeing also confirmed on Thursday that it has discussed a “possible combination” with Brazil’s Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ), a response to the deal Bombardier struck with Airbus in which the European company took control of Bombardier’s C Series program. A deal between Boeing and Embraer is no sure thing, mainly because the Brazilian government holds a controlling interest in Embraer.

On Friday, Boeing announced that it has sold a KC-46 refueling tanker to Japan on fixed-price contract valued at $279 million. This could be a big deal because it is the first KC-46 Boeing has sold to a non-U.S. buyer.

The U.S. Air Force also awarded Boeing a contract to sell 36 F-15 fighter jets to Qatar in a deal worth $6.1 billion. The sale had originally been set at 72 aircraft with a contract value of more than $21 billion.

Boeing stock closed at $295.10 on Friday, up less than 0.1% on the day, in a 52-week trading range of $154.96 to $97.37. The high was posted Friday morning. The 12-month consensus price target is $299.33, down about $7.80 from last week’s target. The low price target is $203 and the high is $350.

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Hot Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now

January 5, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher again Thursday but by mid-morning sellers had taken over and the DJIA and S&P 500 traded in the red. Financials and industrials weighed on equities today with the best performing S&P sectors being real estate and consumer staples. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $53.76 a barrel, up about 0.9% on the day. February gold added 1.4% on the day to settle at $1,181.30. Equities were headed for a mixed close shortly before the bell as the DJIA traded down 0.23% for the day, the S&P 500 traded down 0.10%, and the Nasdaq Composite traded up 0.23%.

The DJIA stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Thursday was The Travelers Companies Inc. (NYSE: TRV) which traded down 1.74% at $118.15. The stock’s 52-week range is $101.23 to $123.09. Volume was about 15% above the daily average of around 1.9 million shares. The insurance giant had no specific news.

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) traded down 1.48% at $88.56. The stock’s 52-week range is $71.55 to $95.55. Volume was about equal to the daily average of around 10.3 million shares. Thursday’s nventory reports for both crude oil and natural gas were not supportive of energy firms.

Hot Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.(WMT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Casey Wilson]

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is ditching its most well-known pricing strategy in an effort to compete with e-commerce leviathan Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN).

  • [By Douglas A. McIntyre]

    The drop came as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced it would open a retail operation in Silicon Valley to ponder its future. No other retailer has a project that rivals this in scope of ambition.

  • [By WWW.THESTREET.COM]

    The Good

    The market remains resistant (Rs over Ss and Ns). Brokerages, banks and insurance companies continue their league-leading strength. The Russell 2000 Index is up for the 15th consecutive day. Retail extends yesterday’s strength. Nordstrom (JWN) , Macy’s (M) , Best Buy (BBY) , Target (TGT) , Walmart (WMT) , Foot Locker (FL) and JCPenney (JCP) are strong. First day down for Amazon (AMZN) . Agricultural commodities are lackluster, but soybeans are up another up $0.05 today, up substantially for three days in a row. Speculative biotech (Sage (SAGE) , FibroGen (FGEN) , Acadia Pharmaceuticals (ACAD) and Aerie Pharmaceuticals  (AERI) ) stronger after recent weakness. Ag equipment up big time after the Deere (DE) beat.

    The Bad

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows Dollar General Corp and Dollar Tree, Inc (NASDAQ: DLTR) both giving roughly the same performance and outperforming (until last August) while the performance of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (NYSE: WMT) began to suffer in early 2015, but has been trending up since then:

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) traded down 0.72% at $79.43. The stock’s 52-week range is $65.28 to $81.99. Volume was about half the daily average of around 8 million shares. The company said it plans to begin testing a home delivery service right to a customer’s refrigerator.

Hot Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now: SM Energy Company(SM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Benzinga's newsdesk monitors options activity to notice unusual patterns. These large volume (and often out of the money) trades were initially published intraday in Benzinga Professional . These trades were placed during Friday's regular session.

  • [By Andrew Efimoff]

    WTI crude oil plunged 3.11 percent on Friday to $48.99 a barrel. Below are the biggest energy losers for the day:

    California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC): -19.22%
    Dynamic Materials (NASDAQ: BOOM): -12.39%
    Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE: CWEI): -11.45%
    Dynergy (NYSE: DYN): -11.91%
    EP Energy Corporation (NYSE: EPE): -11.20%
    Mexco Energy (NYSE: MXC) -10.90%
    Whiting Petroleum (NYSE: WLL) -10.79%
    Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) -10.79%
    SM Energy Company (NYSE: SM) -10.38%
    Real Goods Solar (NASDAQ: RGSE) -10.34%

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  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Energy sector was the top gainer in the US market on Friday. Top gainers in the sector included Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: SPN), Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. (NYSE: PHX), and SM Energy Co (NYSE: SM).

Hot Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACBFF)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By SEEKINGALPHA.COM]

    This article is for those who are hopeful of the long-term view and want to get in ahead of time. This article will compare the three front-runners of the Canadian cannabis industry, Canopy Growth Corp. (OTCPK:TWMJF), Aphria (NYSE:APH), and Aurora (OTCQX:ACBFF). Although these companies will soon have to prove themselves in a new environment, there is plenty to study right now. We will be comparing revenue growth, production capacity, valuations, and then making financial projections. The result will be a recommendation of Aurora followed by Canopy. Again this article is meant to compare competitors. The industry has the potential to be a 22.6B industry but the thesis for investing in Canadian cannabis is a separate topic and I encourage you to consider the risks.

  • [By Keith Speights]

    As increasingly more marijuana growers entered the market and more states allowed residents to legally grow marijuana, cannabis prices dropped throughout 2016. Wholesale marijuana prices late in the year were roughly half the levels of 12 months earlier. Will this trend continue — and possibly hurt leading marijuana stocks including Aphria (NASDAQOTH:APHQF),Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQOTH:ACBFF), Medical Marijuana,Inc.(NASDAQOTH:MJNA), and even GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) in the process?

  • [By Sean Williams]

    This rapid growth in legal pot has create quite the demand for marijuana stocks. The seven largest marijuana stocks by market cap have all put on a show over the past couple of years. Here are those seven “green giants” listed with their market caps as of March 17, 2017, along with their trailing one-year total returns.

    GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH): $3.0 billion, up 64% Canopy Growth Corp. (NASDAQOTH:TWMJF): $904 million, up 259% Aphria (NASDAQOTH:APHQF) $440 million, up 381% Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQOTH:ACBFF): $482 million, up 299% AXIM Biotechnologies (NASDAQOTH:AXIM): $562 million, up 1,720% Corbus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CRBP): $450 million, up 431% Medical Marijuana (NASDAQOTH:MJNA): $221 million, up 254%

    As you can see, these are some hefty valuations — and some exceptionally strong moves higher on the heels of marijuana’s expansion. With the exception of GW Pharmaceuticals, every one of the largest marijuana stocks has at least tripled in value over the trailing 12 months, with cannabinoid-based drug developer AXIM Biotechnologies skyrocketing more than 1,700%!

  • [By Javier Hasse]

    While biotechs like GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- ADR (NASDAQ: GWPH) and Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ZYNE) only lost 0.45 percent and 0.36 percent respectively, other companies experienced a large tumble. CANOPY GROWTH CORP COM NPV (OTC: TWMJF) lost 4.71 percent, AURORA CANNABIS IN COM NPV (OTC: ACBFF) slipped 2.93 percent, APHRIA INC COM NPV (OTC: APHQF) dropped 1.01 percent, and MassRoots Inc (OTC: MSRT) plummeted an astounding 9.00 percent.

  • [By SEEKINGALPHA.COM]

    Todays North Channel Investment article will look at Aurora Cannabis Inc. (OTCQX:ACBFF), and why they could be very appealing to any investor looking for a stock that has great potential for long-term growth.

Hot Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Plug Power Inc.(PLUG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows shares of FuelCell Energy along withalternative energy or fuel cell stocks like Ballard Power Systems Inc (NASDAQ: BLDP) and Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ: PLUG) all peaking in 2014 with some signs of stabilization early last year before they fell lower:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows shares of FuelCell Energy along withsmall cap alternative energy or fuel cell stocks like Ballard Power Systems Inc (NASDAQ: BLDP), Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HYGS) and Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ: PLUG) all peaking in 2014 with some signs of stabilization early last yearalong withsome increase this year:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows Ballard Power Systemsalong with alternative energy or fuel cell stock peers like small capsFuelCell Energy Inc (NASDAQ: FCEL), Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HYGS) and Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ: PLUG) all peaking in 2014 before falling back; but BLDP and PLUG have picked up steam earlier this year:

  • [By Scott Levine]

    Although Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG) reported some successes in bringing fuel-cell solutions to customers in 2016, the company’s stock certainly didn’t reflect it — ending the year down more than 40%. Remaining ever-optimistic, though, management is far from short on expectations for the coming year. But whether Wall Street appreciates the successes and sends the stock back north is a different story.

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows Ballard Power Systemsalong with alternative energy or fuel cell stock peers like small capsFuelCell Energy Inc (NASDAQ: FCEL), Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HYGS) and Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ: PLUG) all peaking in 2014 before falling back to breakevenlevels or into underperformance:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    The Q4 2016 earnings report for small cap fuel cell stock Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ: PLUG) is scheduled for before the market opens onThursday (March 9th). In late February, Plug Power announced preliminary 2016 financial results and introduced its full-year 2017 outlook:

Hot Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Caterpillar, Inc.(CAT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By WWW.THESTREET.COM]

    There are lots of stories like that out there these days. People were perplexed about the Illinois Tool Works (ITW) and Cummins Engine (CMI) and Caterpillar (CAT) quarters, but they turned out to be classic buying opportunities after years of being sell opportunities if the stocks had run. I can’t explain to you how amazing that is. Here are three stocks that have spent months and months in purgatory when they have missed or guided down or slashed forecasts. Now they are up gigantically.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    The DJIA stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Thursday was Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) which traded down 1.33% at $146.60. The stock’s 52-week range is $90.34 to $149.05. Volume was about about equal to the daily average of around 3.5 million shares. The company reported a year-over-year November sales increase of 26% on Wednesday morning.

  • [By Casey Wilson]

    Caterpillar Inc.’s (NYSE: CAT) Illinois headquarters was raided by federal authorities in early March, sending its stock tumbling almost 4%.

    CEO Jim Umpleby was quick to defend his company’s innocence. “We were surprised by today’s actions primarily because we have been so cooperative with authorities,” he said in an internal statement after the raid.

  • [By WWW.THESTREET.COM]

    Reports on Thursday indicated that GOP lawmakers are planning to delay a decision on infrastructure spending until 2018, to give the beleaguered Congress breathing room to find a way to repeal Obamacare and execute tax reform. The news clobbered construction stocks such as Caterpillar (CAT) , which plunged 3.3% during the final two trading sessions of the week.

Hot Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Codexis, Inc.(CDXS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jim Robertson]

    On Tuesday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested taking a long/bullish position in small cap biocatalysts developer Codexis, Inc (NASDAQ: CDXS):

  • [By Maxx Chatsko]

    While companies with lower-priced shares are often riskier than those with higher prices, some companies trading under $5 per share have intriguing potential. Investors searching for overlooked growth opportunities should consider industrial biotech BioAmber (NYSE:BIOA), pharmaceutical services company Codexis (NASDAQ:CDXS), and one-trick-pony biopharma Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KERX).

Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now

"Short Sellers Retreat Amid Rally," ran the headline in the Wall Street Journal.   Curious readers stopped and stared. It was the premise of the headline that arrested them. Who knew that there was even one bear left to give ground at the 100-month mark of the post-2008 levitation?   El toro is the topic at hand. It's a most unusual bull market (we count as one the updrafts in stocks and bonds). An unzestful, low-volume, and low-volatility affair, it seems to belong on a psychiatrist's couch. We write to catalogue its singularities with the purpose of addressing the always pertinent question: What to do with money besides enjoy it?   No. 1 is the zest deficit. Since the S&P 500 Index bottomed at an intraday low of 666.79 on March 6, 2009, the blue chips have appreciated by 271%. The country has grown, too, although – famously – the economic expansion leaves much to be desired. Trailing 12-month earnings for the S&P 500 peaked in the third quarter of 2014, and disappointments abound in the data that purport to measure growth in GDP and productivity.

Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Sunoco Logistics Partners LP(SXL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Meanwhile, a noteworthy project in the midstream segment finally finished construction in the quarter, after the company and its joint venture partners Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE:ETP) and Sunoco Logistics Partners (NYSE:SXL)completed the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline and Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipeline. The partners expect commercial operations to begin this June, which means that this pipeline should drive incremental earnings for Phillips 66 in the back half of this year.

Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Female Health Company (The)(FHCO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Shares of Female Health Co (NASDAQ: FHCO) were down 15 percent to $1.46 as the company reported that it has entered into a merger agreement with Aspen Park Pharma.

Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now: GlobalSCAPE, Inc.(GSB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jim Robertson]

    On Wednesday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested going long on small cap sofware stockGlobalSCAPE, Inc (NYSEMKT: GSB):

    As for Globalscape, this one’s a little more straightforward, and obvious. GSB shares pushed up and off of their 200-day moving average line last week, and are making higher highs this week. What you can’t see on the chart is how this has been a pretty reliable pattern for Globalscape for years now. The upper edge of the rising trading range is nearing $6.00, though it would take some time to get there.

Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Tucows Inc.(TCX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Tucows Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ: TCX) shares shot up 17 percent to $42.45 after the company announced plans to acquire eNom from Rightside for $83.5 million.

  • [By Anders Bylund]

    Shares of Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX) rose 12.1% in March 2017, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence.

    So what

    The provider of online business services and a budding bundle of mobile and fiber-optic communications products started March with a bang, announcing a brand-new $40 million share buyback program. For a company with a $476 million market cap at the time, that’s a pretty serious and shareholder-friendly commitment.

Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Caterpillar, Inc.(CAT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    The DJIA stock posting the largest daily percentage gain ahead of the close Thursday was Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) which traded up 1.66% at $95.80. The stock’s 52-week range is $57.05 to $93.98. Volume was about 20% below the daily average of around 5.3 million shares. The heavy equipment maker had no specific news.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    The DJIA stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Wednesday was Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) which traded down 2.87% at $93.18. The stock’s 52-week range is $69.04 to $99.46. Volume was about 70% above the daily average of around 4.8 million shares. A report commissioned by the federal government has levied tax fraud charges against the company.

  • [By WWW.THESTREET.COM]

    When you look at the stocks that have led us higher–Goldman Sachs (GS) , JPMorgan (JPM) , Travelers (TRV) , United Health (UNH) , Walt Disney (DIS) , American Express  (AXP) , Verizon (VZ) , Boeing (BA) , Caterpillar (CAT) and Chevron (CVX) , all up more than 10%–you come up with stocks where there just aren’t a lot of profit-takers.

Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now: BioLineRx Ltd.(BLRX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jim Robertson]

    On Friday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested small cap clinical-stage biopharmaceutical stockBioline RX Ltd (NASDAQ: BLRX) as a speculative buy:

  • [By William Romov]

    Currently trading at $1.09 per share, BioLine Rx Ltd. (Nasdaq: BLRX) develops a broad range of drug candidates to treat cancer, liver fibrosis, and even dry eye syndrome.

Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Tableau Software, Inc.(DATA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Monica Gerson]

    Benzinga's newsdesk monitors options activity to notice unusual patterns. These large volume (and often out of the money) trades were initially published intraday in Benzinga Professional . These trades were placed during Monday’s regular session.

    Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE: PIR) Dec16 5.0 Puts Sweep: 1191 @ ASK $0.80: 1354 traded vs 102 OI: $5.32 Ref
    Alcoa Inc (NYSE: AA) Jul16 9.5 Puts Sweep: 1494 @ ASK $0.13: 14k traded vs 6682 OI: $10.09 Ref
    Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SRPT) Jul16 10.0 Puts: 3536 @ ASK $0.50: 5506 traded vs 54k OI: Earnings 8/4 $22.50 Ref
    Tableau Software Inc (NYSE: DATA) Jul16 47.5 Puts Sweep: 837 @ ASK $0.30: 995 traded vs 37 OI: Earnings 8/3 $50.60 Ref
    Yandex NV (NASDAQ: YNDX) Aug16 18.0 Puts Sweep: 532 @ ASK $0.30: 2143 traded vs 78 OI: Earnings 7/28 Before Open $22.02 Ref
    Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW) Aug16 22.5 Puts: 719 @ ASK $1.35: 1032 traded vs 0 OI: Earnings 7/19 $22.22 Ref
    Conn's Inc (NASDAQ: CONN) Jan17 5.0 Puts Sweep: 605 @ ASK $0.85: 1355 traded vs 3132 OI: $7.16 Ref

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Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P.(CLMT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    In trading on Friday, energy shares fell 1.02 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE: WLL), down 8 percent, and Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P (NASDAQ: CLMT) down 7 percent.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    In trading on Friday, energy shares tumbled by 1.25 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN), down 16 percent, and Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P (NASDAQ: CLMT), down 14 percent.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P (NYSE: CLMT) was down, falling around 9 percent to $7.65. Janney Capital downgraded Calumet Specialty from Buy to Neutral.

Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Barnes Group, Inc.(B)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Dave and Donald Moenning]

    For those investors that like the comfort generally provided by a diversified portfolio, here’s an idea that will allow you to (a) maintain a diversified allocation in your portfolio and (b) stay out of trouble when the big, bad bears come to call on an asset class or two.

Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Revlon, Inc.(REV)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lee Jackson]

    These companies also reported insider buying last week: Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA), Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL), Revlon Inc. (NYSE: REV), Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) and U.S. Steel Corp. (NYSE: X).

  • [By Jeremy Bowman]

    Shares of Revlon, Inc.(NYSE:REV) surged last month after the company announced a restructuring plan. According to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, the stock gained 15%. The bulk of the increase came in the middle of the month when the restructuring plan was announced.

Caterpillar, UnitedHealth Lead DJIA Slide Thursday

December 14, 2017: Markets opened higher again Thursday but shares trickled lower throughout the day led by a drop of around 1% in the healthcare and materials sectors. Only consumer discretionary stocks posted a decent gain although tech stocks could also close the day with a tiny improvement. WTI crude oil for January delivery settled at $57.04 a barrel, up 0.8% for the day. February gold added 0.7% on the day to settle at $1,257.10. Equities were headed for a lower close shortly before the bell as the DJIA traded down 0.13% for the day, the S&P 500 traded down 0.27%, and the Nasdaq Composite traded down 0.18%.

Bitcoin futures for January traded at $16,860, down 1.14%, on the CBOE about an hour before settlement after opening at $17,0800 this morning. Only about 1,000 contracts had been traded.

The DJIA stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Thursday was Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) which traded down 1.33% at $146.60. The stock’s 52-week range is $90.34 to $149.05. Volume was about about equal to the daily average of around 3.5 million shares. The company reported a year-over-year November sales increase of 26% on Wednesday morning.

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) traded down 1.23% at $221.58. The stock’s 52-week range is $156.09 to $231.77. Volume was about a third below the daily average of around 3 million shares. The company had no specific news.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) traded down 0.77% at $52.49. The stock’s 52-week range is $42.80 to $54.83. Volume was about 20% below the daily average of around 17 million. The company had no specific news.

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) traded down 0.52% at $56.13. The stock’s 52-week range is $53.63 to $66.80. Volume was about 35% below the daily average of around 11.4 million shares. The company had no specific news.

Of the Dow stocks, 9 are on track to close higher Thursday and 21 are set to close lower.
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Intel, Apple Send DJIA Higher Monday

December 18, 2017: Markets opened higher again Monday now that passage of the corporate- and investor-friendly Republican tax bill appears headed for passage. A few merger/acquisitions were announced this morning with Campbell Soup’s deal for Snyder’s-Lance the biggest. Materials and telecom stocks were the sector leaders today, with utilities posting the only loss. WTI crude oil for January delivery settled at $57.16 a barrel, down 0.2% for the day. February gold added 0.6% on the day to settle at $1,265.50. Equities were headed for a higher close shortly before the bell as the DJIA traded up 0.59% for the day, the S&P 500 traded up 0.57%, and the Nasdaq Composite traded up 0.85%.

Bitcoin futures for January traded at $18,985, down 2.6%, on the CME about an hour before settlement after opening at $20,650 this morning. More than 18,000 contracts had been traded.

The DJIA stock posting the largest daily percentage gain ahead of the close Monday was Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) which traded up 3.41% at $46.08. The stock’s 52-week range is $33.23 to $47.30. Volume was about 10% above the daily average of around 27 million shares. The company introduced a new chip this morning that speeds up high-performance computing tasks.

DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE: DWDP) traded up 2.21% at $71.54. The stock’s 52-week range is $56.52 to $73.85. Volume was about a 35% below the daily average of around 7.1 million shares. The company had no specific news.

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) traded up 2.02% at $149.66. The stock’s 52-week range is $90.34 to $149.74 and the high was set this afternoon. Volume was about 25% below the daily average of around 3.5 million shares. The company had no specific news Monday.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) traded up 1.74% at $177.01. The stock’s 52-week range is $114.76 to $177.17 and the high was posted today. Volume was about 20% below the daily average of around 27.3 million. The company’s AirPods are reportedly sold out until next month.

Of the Dow stocks, 24 are on track to close higher Monday and 6 are set to close lower.
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Dividend Hike Helps Boeing Retain Position as Top DJIA Stock

Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) share price added about 2.8% last week to maintain its position as the best performing among the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). Shares gained $8.04 last week to boost the year-to-date gain to nearly 89%.

Of the three other stocks closest to Boeing’s yearly gain, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) rose by about 1.9% to a gain of over 58% for the year, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) added about 2.7% to close the week up just over 50% for the year to date and Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) tacked on 1.8% to bring its annual gain to nearly 46%.

Last week was a busy one for Boeing, at least for its public affairs staff. The company raised its dividend, approved a new share buyback program, lost a military jet order to Canada, lost a multibillion passenger jet order to arch-rival Airbus and then read the news about the shake-up at the top of its European competitor.

As expected, Boeing lifted its dividend following Monday’s board of directors meeting. The 20% increase, from $5.68 to $6.84 annually per share, was accompanied by a new share repurchase plan valued at $18 billion. The company posted a new 52-week high on Tuesday.

In a request for bids on an order for 88 new military fighter jets, the government of Canada included language aimed squarely at Boeing in retaliation for the company’s complaint against Bombardier’s sale of 75 CS-100 passenger jets to Delta.

Thursday got off to a rocky start with the announcement from Delta Air Lines that it had placed an order for 100 Airbus A321neo single-aisle passenger jets, along with options on another 100. At list prices the deal is worth around $12.7 billion. Boeing competed hard for this one and the loss, though not welcome, is reasonably insignificant. The company’s backlog of single-aisle (737 family) jets totals more than 4,000.

The week ended with the announcement that Airbus CEO Tom Enders will not seek to extend his contract when it ends in April 2019 and COO Fabrice Br茅gier announced he will leave the company this coming February. These are just two of manytop executives who are retiring or leaving soon.

Boeing stock closed at $293.34 on Friday, up less than 0.1% on the day, in a 52-week trading range of $154.96 to $97.37. The high was posted Friday morning. The 12-month consensus price target is $290.43, up about $5 from last week’s target. The low price target is $203 and the high is $350.

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Book Double-Digit Gains on This Scorching Metals Breakout

Bitcoin continues to dominate the financial news cycle.

Meanwhile, market rotation continues to quietly disrupt the stock market, helping to push one of your trades to open gains of more than 25%…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is running circles around the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite this month. The Big Board was the top performer once again yesterday, sneaking higher by 80 points while the S&P finished the day in the red.

Market rotation is helping key industrial stocks launch to new all-time highs while the formerly red-hot tech names remain on pause. Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) jumped almost 4% yesterday to new all-time highs. The stock has now posted year-to-date gains of more than 65%. This performance is stronger than every single one of the popular FAANG stocks by double-digits

CATs meteoric rise in 2017 is not without merit. The company has consistently trounced earnings estimates this year, raising earnings guidance and posting strong growth in its construction business. Back in the spring, the perennial loser provided a huge boost to the Dow when its stock soared nearly 8% in just one day. It has now marched higher for nine straight months. Not bad for a stodgy Dow stock no one wanted just a couple of years ago

The global commodity slump that accelerated in 2013 nearly cut CAT stock in half. Its tough to sell heavy equipment and mining machinery while oil is dropping more than 60% from its high and the price of gold and other precious metals slips more than 35%.

Now, the rebirth of CAT and the commodity trade is helping stoke the flames of another powerful breakout. After years of pain, were seeing new life in the copper trade.

Copper was, of course, another victim of the great commodity unwind. A lot of folks pointed to coppers reputation as a leading economic barometer since the metal is found in virtually all electronics and countless other industries. But this relationship didnt hold. Copper had drifted lower since 2011 while stocks found new highs.

Fast forward to 2017 and we dont see sagging economies in China and Europe weighing on Dr. Copper. In fact, a worldwide economic recovery is now helping to boost materials and mining shares.

Thats where our own copper comeback play Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) comes into play. You wont hear a lot of talk about copper or FCX in the financial media these days. But if we turn to the charts, its easy to see Dr. Coppers impressive turnaround move that started to unfold earlier this year. After years of pain and suffering, a sustainable rally is in the works.

FCX first ripped off its lows right after reporting second-quarter profits back over the summer. The company didnt even beat earnings expectations, but solid revenue and upbeat guidance was enough to spike the stock. Shares rocketed by nearly 15% to help push FCX into the low teens.

At the time, I said FCX looked to have the potential to scream back toward its February highs above $16. After several months of choppy, sideways action, were finally witnessing the big breakout we were waiting for

FCX has gained more than $2 per share over the past six trading sessions. The stock has now broken out above its summer highs and appears primed and ready to make a legitimate run to $17 and beyond.

I like to say that trading FCX is like buying a call option on copper without the high commission. When this stock breaks out, it can really get going. If momentum traders continue to pile into unloved materials and mining stocks like this one, we could be in for a wild ride.

Sincerely,

Greg Guenthner
forThe Daily Reckoning

Boeing Still Best 2017 DJIA Stock

Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) share price added about 2.1% this past week to keep a firm grip on its position as the best performing stock among the 30 that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). Shares gained $5.50 last week to boost the year-to-date gain to more than 74%.

Of the three other stocks closest to Boeing’s yearly gain, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) rose by about 3% to a gain of nearly 53%, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) dropped more than 2% to close the week up about 48% for the year to date and McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) tacked on 2.2% to bring its annual gain to 42%.

For the month of November, Boeing stock added about $13.00, a gain of 5%. The Dow’s big gainer last month was Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), up nearly 11% after posting solid earnings and raising fourth-quarter and full-year guidance.

Boeing’s week was relatively quiet compared to the flurry of activity and big orders that flowed from the Dubai Air Show. As of November 28, Boeing reports that it has taken 662 net new orders in 2017. The 737 family accounts for 505 of those orders, and the 787 family chalks up 88 orders for the year to date.

The coming week could be another quiet one ahead of the company’s board of directors meeting on December 11. Analysts at Wells Fargo Securities have predicted that Boeing will announce a dividend increase of 10% to 15% following the meeting.

Boeing raised its dividend last December to its current level of $1.42 ($5.68 annualized). That was a 30% jump over the prior year’s rate, and it could be that Wells Fargo is being conservative about an increase for the coming year.

The dividend yield on Boeing stock at Friday’s closing price is 2.11%. Not exactly a stunning number, but when the share price appreciation is added in, the return to shareholders over the past 12 months is around 76%, not including share buybacks.

Cowen analyst Cai von Rumohr put a 12-month price target of $320 a share on Boeing for a potential upside of nearly 18%. Even if Boeing doesn’t boost its dividend, that’s still a 20% return on the stock in a year. Not bad.

Boeing stock closed at $271.38 on Friday, down nearly 2% on the day, in a 52-week range of $150.02 to $278.73. The high was posted Friday morning. The 12-month consensus price target is $285.21, some $4.17 higher than last week’s target. The low price target is $203 and the high is $350.

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