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Industrias Bachoco (IBA) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Industrias Bachoco (NYSE:IBA) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Wednesday.

According to Zacks, “INDUSTRIAS BACHOO began its operations in 1952 in the state of Sonora, Mexico, and has since grown into the country’s undisputed leader in poultry production and one of the wold’s top ten producer. It also produces and distributes eggs, swine and balanced feed. It is a vertically integrated company, with a nationwide distribution network and processing plants operating in conjunction with over 600 facilities located throughout Mexico. “

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NYSE:IBA opened at $54.52 on Wednesday. Industrias Bachoco has a 12 month low of $53.00 and a 12 month high of $67.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a current ratio of 3.63 and a quick ratio of 2.84. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.70 billion, a PE ratio of 11.06 and a beta of 0.35.

Industrias Bachoco (NYSE:IBA) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th. The company reported $1.37 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.06. Industrias Bachoco had a net margin of 9.13% and a return on equity of 15.56%. The firm had revenue of $836.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $819.12 million. research analysts forecast that Industrias Bachoco will post 4.43 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of IBA. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC purchased a new position in Industrias Bachoco during the 1st quarter valued at about $223,000. Deutsche Bank AG purchased a new position in Industrias Bachoco during the 4th quarter valued at about $235,000. Comerica Bank purchased a new position in Industrias Bachoco during the 4th quarter valued at about $244,000. Sarasin & Partners LLP lifted its position in Industrias Bachoco by 5.3% during the 1st quarter. Sarasin & Partners LLP now owns 100,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,195,000 after acquiring an additional 5,000 shares during the period. Finally, Allianz Asset Management GmbH lifted its position in Industrias Bachoco by 1.4% during the 1st quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 164,564 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,194,000 after acquiring an additional 2,194 shares during the period. 3.66% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Industrias Bachoco Company Profile

Industrias Bachoco, SAB. de C.V., through its subsidiaries, operates as a poultry producer in Mexico and the United States. The company primarily engages in the breeding, processing, and marketing of chicken, eggs, swine, and balanced animal feed. It also offers value-added turkey and beef products; and produces and distributes medicines and vaccines for animal consumption.

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Tech hacks can save biz owners money and time

Starting your own business takes a whole lot of guts, optimism, and passion. Not to mention a ton of hard work and the need to pinch pennies anywhere you can. The Kauffman Foundation, a nonprofit that supports education and entrepreneurship in Kansas City, says it also takes a healthy dose of cash: The new average investment needed to get a company off the ground is around $30,000.

Thankfully, there are a few genius tech hacks that can save money, time, and sanity.

1. Repair, dont replace

Just about everyone needs a fast computer these days, but arming employees with the latest models can be a real budget breaker. While the newest ones are too expensive, second-hand or older notebooks can be painfully glitchy and slow. One inexpensive hack for this is a USB flash drive called Xtra-PC (prices start at $35) that plugs into and speeds up aged PCs or Macs.

“Ive been a consultant for 13 years, and a big mistake a lot of (small and medium-sized businesses)make is to replace perfectly good computers. Not only is this unnecessary, but it also creates a lot of e-waste, said Ron Forseth, CEO of Forseth Development, Inc. in Colorado Springs. “Most companies need their machines to run at maximum speed and efficiency, and Xtra-PC can prolong the life of a computer by about five years.

Another option is to call-in quick help nearby. Aaron Watkins, founder of the Sacramento-based STEMtrunk toy subscription rental service, discovered a quick tech fix recently when his team needed a bevy of iPhone battery-replacements.As an entrepreneur, your phone is your life. I called a service called Puls to fix our phones. These guys came to me within 24 hrs of me needing it, replaced my phone screen and battery in under an hour, and cost less than the Apple recommended vendors (who had appointments days out and wanted to keep my phone overnight), Watkins said.

2. Go gig economy

Outsourcing quick tech help isnt the only way to save money. Whether youre getting a small business off the ground or sustaining a decades-old family enterprise, hiring staff has to be done very, very carefully. If youre trying to minimize costs, the gig economy might just save you a bundle on everything from developers, designers, and finance experts to people who write blog posts, translate, and even run errands for you.

Some of the top picks include; Upwork, Toptaland Guru for helping find people with the skills many small businesses need. For fast and cheap help with just about everything else, theres Fiverr, and for more specialized branding and design, several people recommend 99Designs.

“99designs connected us with a terrific designer who was a perfect fit for our needs and nailed our brand aesthetic in a fraction of the time. Using 99designs was a big time and money saver, Dave Pributsky, founder of 2920 Sleep, wrote in an email.

3. Get a virtual personal assistant

The days of a business owner yelling out of the office door to tell the secretary to schedule an appointment went out with bell bottoms, and today its just as easy to use Siri, Alexa, or Google Assistant to handle it.

No matter what platform you favor, these digital helpers can schedule reminders, keep lists, and look up phone numbers or other information as soon as you ask for it. Even if you dont find these assistants all that helpful in your personal life, youll be surprised at how much they can help streamline day-to-day small business tasks. Schedule this, delete that, search my email for whatever its a dream come true for a scatterbrained business owner just trying to keep it all together.

Gmail deserves a special nod here.The new Gmail is amazing, said Nick Desai, co-founder of health startup Heal. It integrates calendar and email on the same page in a powerful way and makes search better. That power eliminates the need for someone to do my scheduling.

4. Embrace social media and DIY ads

Several small business owners also rave about advertising and selling on social media platforms.Facebook, Instagramand other apps give you a direct line to your customers, as long as you know how to reach them.

Facebook Business lets you build a social hub for your company for free. You can set your hours, post updates and tell your followers about sales and promotions. Customers can review your business and help bring in new business with word-of-mouth advertising. Similarly, Instagram Business works a lot like its Facebook sibling, letting you create a social presence for your company within the app. You can also post stories and photos to build a conversation about your products or services, and give potential customers a behind-the-scenes look at how your company is growing.

How much does this all matter? Quite a bit, actually. With one click, our audience can learn more about our products and go directly to our site, said Shari Lott, Founder & CEO of spearmintLOVE. Reducing search time and clicks improve conversion and revenue. When we launched Instagram Shopping, we experienced a 25% increase in traffic and an 8% increase in revenue attributable to Instagram Shopping.

Technology is the equalizer for small businesses on a budget to contend in the marketplace, said Natasha D. Oates, Founder of UpRetreats.com therapy and life-coaching in North Carolina.

Jennifer Jollyis an Emmy Award-winning consumer tech contributor and host of USA TODAY’s digital video show TECH NOW. E-mail her at jj@techish.com. Follow her on Twitter: @JenniferJolly.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now

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Last week,&a;nbsp;I recommended &l;a href=&q;https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenkam/2018/06/01/the-6-greatest-mutual-fund-managers-of-the-last-decade-to-use-now/&q;&g;six mutual fund managers&l;/a&g; who have proven themselves over the past decade. I started by using Morningstar to find mutual funds whose manager&s;s tenure was 10 or more years, and have outperformed the S&a;amp;P 500 by at least 400 basis points a year.&a;nbsp;From the list of 37 mutual funds that made the cut, I selected six funds, each with a different investment style, that was&a;nbsp;performing well in today&s;s market. All of the funds on the list also outperformed their category or sector benchmark over the last decade, according to Morningstar.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now: RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.(RNR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Earnest Partners LLC grew its holdings in shares of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) by 2.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 307,192 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,389 shares during the period. Earnest Partners LLC’s holdings in RenaissanceRe were worth $42,549,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    RenaissanceRe (NYSE: RNR) is one of 73 publicly-traded companies in the “Fire, marine, & casualty insurance” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare RenaissanceRe to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Alaska Air Group, Inc.(ALK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

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    68 percent of flight attendants say they have experienced sexual harassment on the job (finance.yahoo.com) ValuEngine Lowers Alaska Air Group (ALK) to Sell (americanbankingnews.com) Enamoring Five Stocks: Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK), NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW), Leidos … (thestreetpoint.com) Average True Range under Trader’s Radar Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) (stocktradingdesk.com) Undertaking Stocks: Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK), Innoviva, Inc. (NASDAQ … (journalfinance.net)

    ALK has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Morgan Stanley set a $78.00 price objective on Alaska Air Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $105.00 price objective (down previously from $115.00) on shares of Alaska Air Group in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Buckingham Research dropped their price objective on Alaska Air Group from $90.00 to $88.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, January 26th. TheStreet lowered Alaska Air Group from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. Finally, Barclays lowered Alaska Air Group from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $90.00 to $80.00 in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $85.00.

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    Friday was a topsy-turvy day on Wall Street, and major benchmarks eventually finished broadly lower on the day. After starting the session slightly higher, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell nearly 1% at its worst point, and other indexes saw similar percentage losses. Earnings season got off to a reasonably good start as major U.S. banks reported their quarterly results, but the numbers weren’t necessarily as strong as some had hoped to see. Even with uncertainty going into the weekend, some individual companies celebrated good news. Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK), Pulse Biosciences (NASDAQ:PLSE), and BJ’s Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI) were among the best performers on the day. Here’s why they did so well.

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    Rather than looking for the top yields now, it can be smart to look for dividend stocks with more modest payouts that have the potential to see their future dividends grow dramatically. You can find companies with the capacity to double their dividends across the market, and Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK), Greenbrier (NYSE:GBX), and Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) could all potentially deliver substantial dividend growth in the years to come.

  • [By Asit Sharma]

    Both legacy airlines and low-cost carriers (LCCs) have recently tilted out of favor with investors due to rising fuel costs and heightened competition. Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) has figured as one of the hardest-hit, losing approximately 30% of its stock price over the last 12 months. In addition to cyclical factors, the company has ceded some of its traditional operating efficiency as it integrates Virgin America under the Alaska Airlines brand.

  • [By Lee Jackson]

    This company has a big west coast exposure and continues to rank high on Wall Street. Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) is the parent company of Alaska Airlines, and it reported impressive traffic data buoyed by strong demand. The company serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48 states, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Despite recent challenges by other carriers for superiority in the Northwest, the company has strong customer loyalty, which has contributed to outstanding earnings and revenue growth.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Kona Grill Inc.(KONA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    News stories about Kona Grill (NASDAQ:KONA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kona Grill earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 47.6558176409177 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Precipio, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPO) jumped 43.3 percent to $0.5447 after the micro-cap specialty diagnostics company reported preliminary first-quarter results. The company said its first quarter revenue rose 286 percent from the same quarter a year ago to $712,000.
    Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GALT) gained 34.5 percent to $4.52 after the company announced it would proceed with Phase 3 development of GR-MD-02 for NASH Cirrhosis following the FDA meeting.
    Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ: BOXL) shares rose 21.9 percent to $8.1063.
    Evolus, Inc. (NASDAQ: EOLS) shares surged 16 percent to $15.65.
    Myomo, Inc. (NYSE: MYO) shares jumped 15.5 percent to $3.6263 after the company disclosed that its application for Medicare codes received favorable preliminary decision.
    Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM) rose 13.7 percent to $10.12.
    ProPhase Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPH) gained 13.7 percent to $4.6743.
    Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIA) shares gained 12.2 percent to $35.34 as optical sector is seeing strength following President Trump's announcement that he would work with China related to ZTE Corp.
    Tailored Brands, Inc. (NYSE: TLRD) shares rose 11.3 percent to $35.17. Jefferies upgraded Tailored Brands from Hold to Buy.
    Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA) jumped 10.6 percent to $2.875.
    Federated National Holding Company (NASDAQ: FNHC) shares rose 10.6 percent to $20.29. Raymond James upgraded Federated National Holding from Outperform to Strong Buy.
    Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) climbed 10.2 percent to $15.15. Renewable Energy will replace Synchronoss Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) in the S&P SmallCap 600 on Tuesday, May 15.
    Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMRT) shares climbed 10.1 percent to $3.16. Stein Mart is expected to release Q1 earnings on May 23.
    NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) rose 9.7 percent to $108.60 after Bloomberg reported that the China’s Commerce Ministry has restar

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Fitbit, Inc.(FIT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) shares made a handy gain to start off the week after the company announced that it shipped more than a million Fitbit Versa devices since general availability began on April 16. Overall, this is a sizable number for the firm, demonstrating strong consumer demand for the product.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) also is set to release its most recent quarterly results on Monday. The consensus forecast calls for a net loss of $0.01 per share and $589.1 million in revenue. Shares closed on Friday at $5.28. The consensus price target is $6.64, and the 52-week range is $4.90 to $7.32.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) traded down nearly 16% Tuesday and posted a new 52-week low of $4.67 after closing Monday at $5.54. The stock’s 52-week high is $7.32. Volume was more than six times the daily average of 5.4 million shares. The company reported poor results last night and offered up weak guidance as a side dish. https://247wallst.com/consumer-electronics/2018/02/26/fitbit-whiffs-big-on-earnings-and-even-bigger-on-guidance/

  • [By Trey Thoelcke]

    Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) is set to release its first-quarter results after the closing bell on Wednesday. The consensus forecast calls for a net loss of $0.20 per share and $247.56 million in revenue. Shares traded on Fridays close at $5.30. The consensus price target is $6.13, and the 52-week range is $4.51 to $7.32.

  • [By Evan Niu, CFA]

    Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) is starting off the week with a bang, with shares finishing Monday up 15%. While the company did happen to announceglobal availability of its new Ace wearable fitness tracker for kids today, that device was initially unveiledin March. Ace does have some potential to boost Fitbit’s unit volumes, perhaps building on the momentum of Versa, but retail availability isn’t the type of news that would cause this kind of market reaction.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc.(PNFP)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

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    Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Pinnacle Financial Partners’ Q2 2018 Earnings (PNFP) (americanbankingnews.com) Analysts Expect Pinnacle Financial Partners (PNFP) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $229.21 Million (americanbankingnews.com) Pinnacle Financial Partners’ (PNFP) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Hovde Group (americanbankingnews.com) Pinnacle Financial Partners (PNFP) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com) Zacks: Analysts Expect Pinnacle Financial Partners (PNFP) to Post $1.15 Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)

    Several brokerages have recently weighed in on PNFP. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, February 16th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, April 5th. Raymond James raised shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. UBS Group raised shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. Finally, Hovde Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $75.00 target price (up previously from $72.00) on shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners in a report on Friday. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $72.56.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ:PNFP) – Analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies dropped their Q2 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners in a report released on Friday, June 8th. Piper Jaffray Companies analyst W. Curtiss now expects that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $1.16 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $1.17. Piper Jaffray Companies also issued estimates for Pinnacle Financial Partners’ Q3 2018 earnings at $1.21 EPS and Q1 2019 earnings at $1.23 EPS.

Nevsun Resources (NSU) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Nevsun Resources (NYSEAMERICAN:NSU) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday.

According to Zacks, “NEVSUN RESOURCES LTD., is a natural resource company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of mineral properties. The Company’s portfolio is focused on properties in Africa with gold and base metal (copper and zinc) resources/reserves. The Company’s principal mineral properties are the Bisha property located in Eritrea, North-East Africa. “

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Shares of Nevsun Resources opened at $3.23 on Wednesday, MarketBeat reports. Nevsun Resources has a 52 week low of $1.96 and a 52 week high of $3.86.

Nevsun Resources (NYSEAMERICAN:NSU) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.02 by ($0.03). The business had revenue of $106.75 million during the quarter. Nevsun Resources had a negative return on equity of 18.80% and a negative net margin of 43.87%.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in NSU. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its position in shares of Nevsun Resources by 40.0% in the fourth quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 347,847 shares of the company’s stock valued at $849,000 after acquiring an additional 99,334 shares during the period. Virtu Financial LLC increased its position in shares of Nevsun Resources by 873.9% in the fourth quarter. Virtu Financial LLC now owns 193,363 shares of the company’s stock valued at $472,000 after acquiring an additional 173,509 shares during the period. Quadrature Capital Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Nevsun Resources in the fourth quarter valued at about $441,000. Mackenzie Financial Corp purchased a new position in shares of Nevsun Resources in the fourth quarter valued at about $2,696,000. Finally, Allianz Asset Management GmbH increased its position in shares of Nevsun Resources by 72.2% in the fourth quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 671,488 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,640,000 after acquiring an additional 281,488 shares during the period.

About Nevsun Resources

Nevsun Resources Ltd. engages in the mining and development of mineral properties in Europe, Africa, and North America. It explores for gold, copper, zinc, and silver deposits. The company's principal assets include Timok project, a copper-gold development project in Serbia; and Bisha copper- zinc mine in Eritrea.

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Top Value Stocks To Own For 2019

First Republic Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in Investors Bank (NASDAQ:ISBC) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 10,919 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock, valued at approximately $149,000.

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado bought a new position in shares of Investors Bank in the fourth quarter worth about $117,000. Raymond James & Associates bought a new position in shares of Investors Bank in the fourth quarter worth about $143,000. Gotham Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Investors Bank in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $145,000. Granite Springs Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Investors Bank in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $152,000. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new position in Investors Bank in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $172,000. 78.97% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Top Value Stocks To Own For 2019: Greenhill & Co., Inc.(GHL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Greenhill & Co. (NYSE: GHL) is one of 31 publicly-traded companies in the “Security brokers & dealers” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Greenhill & Co. to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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Top Value Stocks To Own For 2019: ACNB Corporation(ACNB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    John W. Rosenthal Capital Management Inc. lowered its holdings in shares of ACNB Co. (NASDAQ:ACNB) by 11.8% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 15,000 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 2,000 shares during the period. John W. Rosenthal Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in ACNB were worth $439,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Top Value Stocks To Own For 2019: Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.(ZBH)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Zimmer Biomet (NYSE: ZBH) and Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) are both large-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and profitability.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc. raised its position in Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) by 11.2% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 63,720 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,410 shares during the period. Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc.’s holdings in Zimmer Biomet were worth $6,948,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    IBM Retirement Fund trimmed its stake in shares of Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) by 12.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,444 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after selling 620 shares during the period. IBM Retirement Fund’s holdings in Zimmer Biomet were worth $485,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Companies Reporting Before The Bell
    General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.24 per share on revenue of $34.66 billion.
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.85 per share on revenue of $5.24 billion.
    United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.55 per share on revenue of $16.44 billion.
    Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.74 per share on revenue of $7.91 billion.
    ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.74 per share on revenue of $8.81 billion.
    PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.93 per share on revenue of $12.4 billion.
    American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.72 per share on revenue of $10.42 billion.
    Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.74 per share on revenue of $5.01 billion.
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.8 per share on revenue of $34.52 billion.
    Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.66 per share on revenue of $5.38 billion.
    D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE: DHI) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.85 per share on revenue of $3.76 billion.
    The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $1.4 per share on revenue of $1.94 billion.
    Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.56 per share on revenue of $2.94 billion.
    Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.92 per share on revenue of $4.63 billion.
    Shire plc (NASDAQ: SHPG) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $3.54 per share on revenue of $3.72 billion.
    Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) is projected to report quarter

Top Value Stocks To Own For 2019: Stantec Inc(STN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin] Companies Reporting Before The Bell
    Nomad Foods Limited (NYSE: NOMD) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.36 per share on revenue of $656.43 million.
    AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AMCX) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $2.2 per share on revenue of $720.14 million.
    Magna International Inc. (NYSE: MGA) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.7 per share on revenue of $10.11 billion.
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  • [By WWW.GURUFOCUS.COM]

    For the details of Richmond Hill Investment Co., LP’s stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Richmond+Hill+Investment+Co.%2C+LP

    These are the top 5 holdings of Richmond Hill Investment Co., LPGlobal Indemnity Ltd (GBLI) – 1,043,157 shares, 52.79% of the total portfolio. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (BWP) – 713,267 shares, 10.61% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 15.69%Post Holdings Inc (POST) – 85,288 shares, 9.47% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 112.95%Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) – 49,106 shares, 8.53% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 20.97%American International Group Inc (AIG.WS) – 320,761 shares, 7.71% of the

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    Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE: BWP) — While not directly tied to the price of oil due to its focus on the natural gas sector, Boardwalk does fall into the energy column. While the company’s revenue and EPS growth is lackluster and the yield (3.27%) is way below that of a typical energy MLP, the idea behind owning Boardwalk units is the deep discount of the actual assets of the company. The stock trades at just 50 cents on the dollar to the stated book value of the company and, as the company’s wheelhouse is storage and movement of natural gas and natural gas liquids (a now booming U.S. export business), real value will be unlocked. It’s just a matter of time.

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    For the details of Richmond Hill Investment Co., LP’s stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Richmond+Hill+Investment+Co.%2C+LP

    These are the top 5 holdings of Richmond Hill Investment Co., LPGlobal Indemnity Ltd (GBLI) – 1,043,157 shares, 52.79% of the total portfolio. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (BWP) – 713,267 shares, 10.61% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 15.69%Post Holdings Inc (POST) – 85,288 shares, 9.47% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 112.95%Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) – 49,106 shares, 8.53% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 20.97%American International Group Inc (AIG.WS) – 320,761 shares, 7.71% of the

  • [By WWW.GURUFOCUS.COM]

    For the details of Richmond Hill Investment Co., LP’s stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Richmond+Hill+Investment+Co.%2C+LP

    These are the top 5 holdings of Richmond Hill Investment Co., LPGlobal Indemnity Ltd (GBLI) – 1,043,157 shares, 52.79% of the total portfolio. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (BWP) – 713,267 shares, 10.61% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 15.69%Post Holdings Inc (POST) – 85,288 shares, 9.47% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 112.95%Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) – 49,106 shares, 8.53% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 20.97%American International Group Inc (AIG.WS) – 320,761 shares, 7.71% of the

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (NYSE:BWP) traded up 5.8% on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $10.31 and last traded at $10.26. 190,760 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 93% from the average session volume of 2,588,689 shares. The stock had previously closed at $9.70.

  • [By Tyler Crowe]

    Investors have been waiting for years for Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (NYSE:BWP) to fix the issues of debt and profitability that forced management to cut its payout. The path to repair these issues has been agonizingly slow, however, as Boardwalk posted another quarter of results that don’t suggest a return to a higher payout anytime soon.