Hot Casino Stocks To Watch Right Now

At The Motley Fool, we love Warren Buffett for many reasons, including his advocacy of buy-and-hold investing and his penchant for picking up great companies to invest in. The idea of finding stocks that might appeal to the legendary investor excites us, as it does so many investors around the world who seek to replicate Buffett’s investing style in a bid to build fortunes in the long run.

So, when we asked three Motley Fool contributors to name one stock each that they believe would appeal to Warren Buffett, they came up with Dollar General (NYSE:DG), Iron Mountain (NYSE:IRM), and Cronos Group (NASDAQ:CRON).

Don’t discount the dollar store leader

Rich Duprey (Dollar General): Businesses Buffett tends to like have a consumer-oriented flavor to them, like Coca-Colaor Sees Candy. They also tend not to be sexy (which is why for most of Buffett’s career, he swore off tech stocks), and they have proven business models that offer a good value. As deep-discount chain Dollar General generally hits all the bases, it ought to be a business Buffett would find attractive.

Hot Casino Stocks To Watch Right Now: LyondellBasell Industries NV(LYB)

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. manufacturers and sells chemicals and polymers, refines crude oil, produces gasoline blending components, and develops and licenses technologies for production of polymers. The company?s Olefins and Polyolefins segment offers olefins, including ethylene, propylene, and butadiene; aromatics, such as benzene and toluene; polyolefins, which comprise polypropylene (PP), high-density polyethylene, low-density polyethylene, and linear low-density polyethylene; specialty polyolefins, including catalloy process resins, PP compounds, and polybutene-1 resins; and ethylene derivatives, which comprise ethanol. Its Intermediates and Derivatives segment provides propylene oxide (PO); PO co-products, including styrene monomers and TBA derivative isobutylene; PO derivatives, such as propylene glycol, propylene glycol ethers, and butanediol; acetyls, such as methanol, acetic acid, and vinyl acetate monomers; ethylene derivatives, which comprise ethylene oxide , ethylene glycol, and ethylene glycol ethers; and flavor and fragrance chemicals. The company?s Refining and Oxyfuels segment offers gasoline and components, ultra low sulfur diesel, jet fuel, and lube oils; diesel, feedstock, fuel oil, gasoline, and bitumen; and gasoline blending components, including methyl tertiary butyl ether, ethyl tertiary butyl ether, and alkylate. Its Technology segment develops and licenses polyolefin and other process technologies. This segment also develops, manufactures, and sells polyolefin catalysts, as well as provides technology services, which comprise safety reviews, training and start-up assistance, engineering services for process and product improvements, and manufacturing troubleshooting. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. has operations in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Rotterdam, Netherlands. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. is a subsidiary of Prochemie GmbH.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. reduced its holdings in shares of LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) by 21.5% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,478 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 954 shares during the quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD.’s holdings in LyondellBasell Industries were worth $289,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • [By Max Byerly]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

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Hot Casino Stocks To Watch Right Now: Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE)

Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Energy Select Sector Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from the following industries oil, gas and consumable fuels, and energy equipment and services. The Fund’s investment advisor is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Daniel Smoot]

    This company is absolutely booming. First, its net profits increased by 50% last year alone. Beyond that, this company has a dividend yield of 6.44%. That’s more than double the yield of the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF (NYSEARCA: XLE) of 3.04%.

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    Nevertheless, some sectors of the market are doing better than others. When it comes to the 11 sectors that the company behind the Select Sector SPDR line of ETFs tracks, the best returns so far have come from Industrials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEMKT:XLI), Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEMKT:XLE), and Technology Select Sector SPDR (NYSEMKT:XLK).

  • [By Jim Crumly]

    Energy stocks slumped again, with the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEMKT:XLE) moving down 0.5%. Gold stocks advanced; the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEMKT:GDX) rose 1.4%.

Hot Casino Stocks To Watch Right Now: Bank of Hawaii Corporation(BOH)

Bank of Hawaii Corporation (the “Parent”) is a Delaware corporation and a bank holding company (“BHC”) headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Parent’s principal operating subsidiary, Bank of Hawaii (the “Bank”), was organized on December 17, 1897 and is chartered by the State of Hawaii. The Bank’s deposits are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”) and the Bank is a member of the Federal Reserve System.
The Bank, directly and through its subsidiaries, provides a broad range of financial products and services primarily to customers in Hawaii, Guam, and other Pacific Islands. References to “we,” “our,” “us,” or “the Company” refer to the Parent and its subsidiaries and are consolidated for financial reporting purposes. The Bank’s subsidiaries include Bank of Hawaii Leasing, Inc., Bankoh Investment Services, Inc., and Pacific Century Life Insurance Corporation.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $90.10.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Envestnet Asset Management Inc. reduced its holdings in Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH) by 17.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,691 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 1,021 shares during the quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Bank of Hawaii were worth $391,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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Hot Casino Stocks To Watch Right Now: Pioneer Floating Rate Trust(PHD)

Pioneer Floating Rate Trust (the Trust) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trusts investment objective is to provide a high level of current income. Its secondary investment objective is preservation of capital. The Trust invests primarily in senior floating-rate loans (Senior Loans). It may also invest in other floating and variable-rate instruments, including second-lien loans and corporate bonds. The Trust may invest in Senior Loans and other securities of any credit quality, including Senior Loans and other investments that are rated below investment grade, or are unrated but are determined by the investment sub-advisor to be of equivalent credit quality. The Trust may invest in securities of issuers that are in default or that are in bankruptcy. It may also invest in derivative securities, which may include futures and options. The Trusts portfolio includes senior secured loans, corporate bonds, common stock and convertible corporate bonds.

Pioneer Floating Rate Trust invests in various industries, including aerospace, broadcasting, cable/wireless video, chemicals, consumer non-durables, consumer products, diversified media, energy, financial, food and drug, food and tobacco, forest products and containers, gaming and leisure, healthcare, housing, information technology, manufacturing, metals and minerals, retail, service, telecommunications, transportation, utility and wireless communication. The Trusts investment advisor is Pioneer Investment Management, Inc., a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of UniCredito Italiano S.p.A. Its sub-advisor is Highland Capital Management, L.P.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Media stories about Pioneer Floating Rate Trust (NYSE:PHD) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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. Pioneer Floating Rate Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 45.2372665895122 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

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