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Top 5 Performing Stocks To Watch Right Now

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) and its transformation are continuing down their rocky path following the company’s fiscal third-quarter report. On the news, after Wednesday’s bell, CSCO shares were knocked down by about 7%, cutting shares’ year-to-date gains by about half.

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For Q3, Cisco’s net income came to $2.52 billion, or 50 cents per share, up from $2.35 billion (29 cents per share) from the year-ago period. That came in ahead of the consensus mark by 2 cents, too.

Top 5 Performing Stocks To Watch Right Now: Erie Indemnity Company(ERIE)

Erie Indemnity Company (“Indemnity”) is a publicly held Pennsylvania business corporation that has been the managing attorney-in-fact for the subscribers (policyholders) at the Erie Insurance Exchange (“Exchange”) since 1925. The Exchange is a subscriber owned, Pennsylvania-domiciled reciprocal insurer that writes property and casualty insurance.

Indemnity’s primary function is to perform certain services for the Exchange relating to the sales, underwriting and issuance of policies on behalf of the Exchange. This is done in accordance with a subscriber’s agreement (a limited power of attorney) executed by each subscriber (policyholder), which appoints Indemnity as their common attorney-in-fact to transact business on their behalf and to manage the affairs of the Exchange.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Erie Indemnity Co (NASDAQ:ERIE)Q42018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 22, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ET

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Econ Financial Services Corp acquired a new stake in shares of Erie Indemnity (NASDAQ:ERIE) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 24,237 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $3,231,000. Erie Indemnity accounts for 4.9% of Econ Financial Services Corp’s investment portfolio, making the stock its largest position.

Top 5 Performing Stocks To Watch Right Now: Celestica, Inc.(CLS)

Celestica Inc. provides supply chain solutions to customers in the communications, consumer, aerospace and defense, industrial, healthcare, energy, semiconductor equipment, servers, and storage end markets in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. It offers a range of services, including design and development, engineering services, supply chain management, new product introduction, component sourcing, electronics manufacturing, assembly and test, complex mechanical assembly, systems integration, precision machining, order fulfillment, logistics, and after-market repair and return services. The companys products and services are used in various applications, such as servers; networking, wireless, and telecommunications equipment; storage systems; optical equipment; aerospace and defense electronics comprising in-flight entertainment and guidance systems; audiovisual equipment; set top boxes; printer supplies; semiconductor equipment; and a range of industrial and alternative energy products, including solar panels and inverters. Celestica Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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  • [By Evan Niu, CFA]

    Shares of Celestica (NYSE:CLS) have plunged today, down by 16% as of 10:45 a.m. EST, after the company reportedfourth-quarter earnings results. The electronics manufacturing specialist missedearnings estimates and forecast first-quarter earnings below expectations as well.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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Top 5 Performing Stocks To Watch Right Now: Hancock Holding Company(HBHC)

Hancock Holding Company operates as the bank holding company for Whitney Bank that provides a range of community banking services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. The company offers various deposit products, including noninterest-bearing demand deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, and time deposit accounts. It also provides commercial loans, such as commercial and industrial, construction and land development, and commercial real estate loans; residential mortgage consisting of fixed-rate and adjustable-rate home loans; and consumer loans comprising second mortgage home loans, home equity lines of credit, and non-residential consumer purpose loans, which include direct and indirect loans made to finance automobiles, recreation vehicles, boats, and other personal and deposit account secured loans. In addition, the company offers treasury management services, investment brokerage services, letters of credit and financial guarantees, and revolving credit facilities, as well as online banking services. Further, it provides trust and investment management services to retirement plans, corporations, and individuals, as well as personal and business lines of insurance and annuity products. Additionally, the company offers investment services, insurance agency services, discount investment brokerage services, annuity products, life insurance, consumer financing, and various other services to third parties, as well as operates and sells foreclosed assets. As of December 31, 2014, it operated approximately 235 banking and financial services offices in the states of Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Florida, and Alabama under Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank brand names. Hancock Holding Company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in shares of Hancock Holding (NASDAQ:HBHC) by 9.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,114,046 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 92,265 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN’s holdings in Hancock were worth $51,970,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Top 5 Performing Stocks To Watch Right Now: Nuance Communications Inc.(NUAN)

Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. It offers dictation and transcription solutions and services, which automate the input and management of medical information; and speech recognition solutions for radiology, cardiology, pathology, and related specialties that help healthcare providers dictate, edit, and sign reports without manual transcription. The company also offers mobile and consumer solutions and services comprising an integrated suite of voice control and text-to-speech solutions, desktop and portable computer dictation applications, predictive text technologies, mobile messaging services, and emerging services, such as dictation, Web search, and voicemail-to-text for manufacturers and suppliers of mobile phones, automotive products, personal navigation devices, computers, and other consumer electronics. In addition, it provides customer service business intelligence and authentication solutions for enterprises in the telecommunications, financial services, travel, entertainment, and government sectors to support, understand, and communicate with their customers. Further, the company offers document imaging, print management, and PDF solutions to multifunction printer manufacturers, home offices, small businesses, and enterprise customers; software development toolkits for independent software vendors; and licenses its software to multifunction printer manufacturers. Nuance Communications, Inc. markets and sells its products through direct sales force; its e-commerce Web site; and a network of resellers, including system integrators, independent software vendors, value-added resellers, hardware vendors, telecommunications carriers, and distributors. The company was formerly known as ScanSoft, Inc. and changed its name to Nuance Communications, Inc. in November 2005. Nuance Communications, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribing]

    Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 7, 2019 5:00 p.m. ET

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  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    The technology industry is in high-growth mode, with plenty of lucrative trends in key areas like artificial intelligence giving companies the opportunity to seek to generate huge profits. Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) has been an important player in the voice-recognition business for a long time, and lately, it’s been trying to use its experience to find new ways to grow in high-profile areas.

Top 5 Performing Stocks To Watch Right Now: Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(PTLA)

Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes therapeutics for patients in the areas of thrombosis, other hematologic disorders, and inflammation. Its lead compound, Betrixaban, is an oral, once-daily Factor Xa inhibitor in Phase III clinical trial for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in acute medically ill patients in-hospital and post discharge. The companys other lead development candidate, Andexanet alfa, a recombinant protein that is in Phase III registration studies designed to reverse the anticoagulant activity in patients treated with a Factor Xa inhibitor who suffer an uncontrolled bleeding episode or undergo emergency surgery. It has collaboration agreements with Biogen Idec Inc.; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Pfizer Inc.; Bayer Pharma, AG; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.; and Lees Pharmaceutical (HK) Ltd. The company is also developing Cerdulatinib, which is in Phase I/IIa proof-of-concept study, an orally available kinase inhibitor that inhibits spleen tyrosine kinase and janus kinases enzymes, which regulate signaling pathways, as well as for hematologic, or blood, cancers, and inflammatory disorders. In addition, it is involved in the development of PRT2607, a selective Syk inhibitor. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has a collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Inc. to develop and commercialize apixaban, an oral anticoagulant. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PTLA)Q42018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 01, 2019, 8:30 a.m. ET

    Contents:
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  • [By Todd Campbell]

    After it reported fourth-quarter results and solidified its cash position without issuing more shares,Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA)shares had gained 15.3% at noon EST on Friday.