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Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2021

Investment company Ako Capital Llp buys Edwards Lifesciences Corp, Nike Inc during the 3-months ended 2018-06-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Ako Capital Llp. As of 2018-06-30, Ako Capital Llp owns 19 stocks with a total value of $1.8 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.

New Purchases: EW, Added Positions: NKE, EL, FICO, UTX, GOOG, ALLE, V, PX, CTSH, MAR, Reduced Positions: RACE, GRFS, MCO, USB,

For the details of AKO CAPITAL LLP’s stock buys and sells, go to www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=AKO+CAPITAL+LLP

These are the top 5 holdings of AKO CAPITAL LLPFerrari NV (RACE) – 3,657,381 shares, 26.86% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 7.68%Grifols SA (GRFS) – 10,759,637 shares, 12.52% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 7.64%The Estee Lauder Companies Inc (EL) – 717,459 shares, 5.54% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 14.23%Visa Inc (V) – 740,305 shares, 5.3% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 9.10%Praxair Inc (PX) – 510,405 shares, 4.37% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 9.10%New Purchase: Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW)

Ako Capital Llp initiated holding in Edwards Lifesciences Corp. The purchase prices were between $127.36 and $153.9, with an estimated average price of $140.07. The stock is now traded at around $140.46. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was 1.92%. The holding were 243,336 shares as of 2018-06-30.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2021: Safeway Inc.(SWY)

Safeway Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food and drug retailer in North America. The company operates stores that provide an array of grocery items, food, and general merchandise, as well as features specialty departments, such as bakery, delicatessen, floral, and pharmacy, as well as coffee shops and fuel centers. It also offers SELECT line of products that include baked goods, sparkling ciders and lemonades, salsas, whole bean coffees, frozen pizzas and entrees, and fresh and dry pastas and sauces, as well as an array of ice creams, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts; O ORGANICS line, which comprises milk, chicken, salads, juices, and entrees; Lucerne line of dairy products; Eating Right line of better-for-you products; Bright Green line of home care products; Total Pet Care line of pet foods and pet care products; and Value Red line of value-priced paper goods. As of December 31, 2009, Safeway operated approximately 1,725 stores in California, Oregon, Wash ington, Alaska, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, the Chicago metropolitan area, and the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba/Saskatchewan. In addition, the company owns and operates GroceryWorks.com Operating Company, LLC, an online grocery channel, doing business under the names Safeway.com, Vons.com, and Genuardis.com; and Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., which provides third-party gift cards, prepaid cards, telecom cards, and sports and entertainment cards to North American retailers for sale to retail customers. Additionally, it engages in gift card businesses in the United Kingdom, France, Mexico, and Australia. Further, the company, through a 49% ownership interest in Casa Ley, S.A. de C.V. operates 156 food and general merchandise stores in Western Mexico. The company was formerly known as Safeway Stores, Incorporated and changed its name to Safeway Inc. in February 1990. Safeway was founded in 1915 and is based in Pleasanton, California.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jim Robertson]

    Large and small cap junior miners have long been interested in the region due to Goldcorp’s Éléonore mine being located in the heart of the territory along with the Troilus mine (which has produced over 2 million ounces of gold from 1997-2010 and is estimated to have another remaining 2 million ounces of reserves). The Otish Mountains area has also attracted attention following the discovery of diamonds by Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX: SWY) at their Renard diamond mine (projected to produce 1.5-2 millions carats per year).

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Stornoway Diamond (TSE:SWY) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 14th.

    Stornoway Diamond (TSE:SWY) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 15th. The company reported C($0.01) EPS for the quarter. Stornoway Diamond had a negative net margin of 6.15% and a negative return on equity of 1.78%. The business had revenue of C$55.95 million for the quarter.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2021: Aphria Inc. (APHQF)

Aphria Inc., formerly Black Sparrow Capital Corp., is a Canada-based company, which is engaged in producing and selling medical marijuana through retail sales and wholesale channels. The Company’s retail sales are primarily sold through the Company’s online store, as well as telephone orders. Its wholesale shipments are sold to other Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) Licensed Producers. It offers medical cannabis of various strains, including Kusawa, Tamaracouta, Panache, Churchill and Iroquois. The Company is also engaged in the research and development, and commercial production of cannabis oil. Its cannabis oil products will include Champlain, Rideau and Capilano. Its cannabis oil products will be available in approximately 60 milliliter bottles. Its subsidiaries include Pure Natures Wellness Inc., which is engaged in producing and selling medical marijuana, and Cannway Pharmaceuticals Ltd., which specializes in providing support services to veterans and first responders. Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jeremy Bowman]

    Four of the five biggest marijuana stocks, including Canopy, Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQOTH:ACBFF), and Aphria (NASDAQOTH:APHQF), have all more than doubled, while shares of Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY) have absolutely skyrocketed. Tilray’s gains have come in part because of its unusually low float and heavy short interest — and because the pot stock was the first to list directly on an American exchange when it had its IPO in July. 

  • [By Todd Campbell]

    There will be a lot of demand for dried marijuana flower when Canada opens its recreational marijuana market next week, but the biggest market opportunity for marijuana growers, including Aphria Inc. (NASDAQOTH:APHQF), isn’t for marijuana the commodity but for marijuana the ingredient. Canada’s regulators are expected to give an OK next year for the sale of cannabis-infused beverages, edibles, and other consumer goods products, and if that happens, the lowest-cost marijuana producer could be positioned to profit most. 

  • [By Keith Speights]

    Aphria (NASDAQOTH:APHQF) disappointed investors the last time it reported quarterly results in August because its revenue growth was underwhelming. Even worse, the Canadian marijuana grower predicted that its EBITDA could weaken in the future.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2021: ENGlobal Corporation(ENG)

ENGlobal Corporation (ENGlobal), incorporated on June 22, 1994, is engaged in providing engineering and professional services to the energy industry. The Company operates through two segments: Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM), and Automation. The EPCM segment provides services relating to the development, management and execution of projects requiring professional engineering and related project services to the energy industry throughout the United States. The Automation segment provides services related to the design, fabrication and implementation of process-distributed control and analyzer systems, advanced automation, information technology and electrical projects to the upstream and downstream sectors throughout the United States. The Company’s services are related to design, assembly, procurement, maintenance, environmental and other governmental compliance and construction management, with respect to energy sector infrastructure facilities throughout the United States.

Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management

The Company’s EPCM segment The EPCM segment includes the government services group, which provides engineering, design, installation, and operation and maintenance of various government, public sector and international facilities. Its services include conceptual studies, project definition, cost estimating, engineering design, environmental compliance, material procurement, project management and construction management. The EPCM segment operates through ENGlobal’s subsidiaries, ENGlobal U.S., Inc. (ENGlobal U.S.) and ENGlobal Government Services, Inc. (EGS). ENGlobal U.S. focuses on providing its services to the energy industry, chemical and petrochemical manufacturers and utilities.

EGS provides automated fuel handling systems and maintenance services to branches of the United States military and public sector entities. Other clients of this division are government agencies, refineries, petrochemical and proces! s industry customers around the world. EGS provides electrical and instrument installation, technical services, and ongoing maintenance, calibration and repair services.

Automation

The Company’s Automation segment provides engineering services related to the design, integration and implementation of process distributed control and analyzer systems, automated data gathering systems and information technology to the energy industry throughout the United States, as well as a specific project in Central Asia. This segment also designs, assembles, integrates and services control and instrumentation systems for specific applications in the energy and processing related industries. These services are offered to clients in the petroleum refining, petrochemical, pipeline, production, process and pulp and paper industries throughout the United States and in Kazakhstan and Russia. The Automation segment operates through ENGlobal’s subsidiary, ENGlobal U.S. Its Automation segment operates out of its offices in Houston, Texas and Mobile, Alabama.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Money Morning Staff Reports]

    We’ll show you all about it after taking a look at last week’s top-performing penny stocks:

    Penny Stock Current Share Price Last Week’s Gain
    ATA Inc. (NASDAQ: ATAI) $3.25 218.63%
    Future Fintech Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FTFT) $1.44 87.01%
    Precipio Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPO) $0.40 62.81%
    Vital Therapies Inc. (NASDAQ: VTL) $0.83 61.48%
    Vermillion Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML) $1.44 39.81%
    Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE: NM) $4.78 37.36%
    National American University Holdings Inc. (OTCMKTS: NAUH) $0.85 37.10%
    ContraFect Corp. (NASDAQ: CFRX) $0.64 36.38%
    ENGlobal Corp. (NASDAQ: ENG) $1.74 33.51%
    Flex Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: FLKS) $0.62 32.93%

    Last week’s penny stocks show the kind of gains penny stocks are making in the wake of earnings season volatility.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Enigma (CURRENCY:ENG) traded 0.8% lower against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 22:00 PM E.T. on October 4th. Over the last week, Enigma has traded 5.9% lower against the dollar. Enigma has a market capitalization of $44.86 million and approximately $1.25 million worth of Enigma was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One Enigma token can currently be purchased for $0.60 or 0.00009137 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Huobi, ABCC, Kyber Network and Binance.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Enigma (CURRENCY:ENG) traded 0.7% higher against the US dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 10:00 AM ET on June 17th. During the last seven days, Enigma has traded down 12% against the US dollar. Enigma has a market capitalization of $104.94 million and $2.86 million worth of Enigma was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One Enigma token can now be bought for about $1.40 or 0.00021533 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including HitBTC, Vebitcoin, OKEx and GOPAX.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2021: Catalyst Biosciences, Inc. (CBIO)

Catalyst Biosciences, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on engineering proteases as therapeutics for hemophilia, hemeostasis, complement-mediated diseases, and other unmet medical needs. Its product pipeline includes CB 813d, a Factor VIIa drug candidate that completed a Phase I clinical trials evaluating safety and tolerability, as well as pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and coagulation activity in severe hemophilia A and B patients with and without inhibitors. The company’s preclinical development stage drugs comprise CB 2679d/ISU 304, a next-generation Factor IX drug for the treatment of patients with hemophilia B; and a Factor Xa variant. It is also developing CB 2782, an anti-C3 inflammation development candidate for the treatment of delayed graft function in kidney transplants; and an ophthalmic anti-C3 candidate for treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration. The company has collaboration agreement with Pfizer, Inc. for the development of human Factor VIIa products; and ISU Abxis for development and manufacturing of the Factor IX products through Phase I/II clinical trials. Catalyst Biosciences, Inc. is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Chris Lange]

    Catalyst Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: CBIO) is scheduled to present interim data from its Phase 2 study of Marzeptacog alfa (MarzAA) on July 18. This data will be pertaining to the subcutaneous efficacy trial in individuals with hemophilia A or B with inhibitors to evaluate the ability of MarzAA to minimize spontaneous bleeding episodes.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    B. Riley lowered shares of Catalyst Biosciences (NASDAQ:CBIO) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report released on Thursday, MarketBeat reports. They currently have $12.50 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, down from their prior price objective of $44.00.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2021: CIRCOR International, Inc.(CIR)

CIRCOR International, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets engineered products and sub-systems used in the oil and gas, power generation, aerospace, defense, and industrial markets worldwide. The company operates in two segments: Energy, and Aerospace and Defense. The Energy segment offers a range of flow control solutions and services, including valves, such as severe and general service control valves; engineered trunion and floating ball valves; and gate, globe, and check valves, as well as automatic re-circulation valves for pump protection. This segment also provides instrumentation fittings and sampling systems comprising sight glasses and gauge valves; liquid level controllers and switches, needle valves, pilot operated relief valves, plugs and probes pressure controllers, pressure regulators, and safety relief valves; and pipeline pigs, quick opening closure, and pig signalers. It offers its products and services to end-user customers, such as oil companies, power generation, and process industries, as well as engineering, procurement, and construction companies through direct sales, sales representatives, distributors, and agents. The Aerospace and Defense segment manufactures electromechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic fluid controls; and actuation components and sub-systems. This segment’s products are used in commercial and military aircraft, including single and twin-aisle air transport, business and regional jets, military transports and fighters, and commercial and military rotorcraft, as well as serves unmanned aircraft, shipboard applications, military ground vehicles, and space markets. This segment provides its products under various brands, such as CIRCOR Aerospace, Circle Seal Controls, Aerodyne Controls, CIRCOR Bodet, CIRCOR Industria, and Hale Hamilton. CIRCOR International, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Circor International Inc  (NYSE:CIR)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 27, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
    Prepared Remarks:

    Operator

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the six analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $53.25.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2021: Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited(YGE)

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, manufactures, sells, and installs photovoltaic (PV) products in the People’s Republic of China and internationally. The company offers polysilicon ingots and blocks, polysilicon wafers, PV cells, PV modules, and integrated PV systems; and develops and operates solar projects. It primarily sells its PV modules to distributors, wholesalers, power plant developers and operators, and PV system integrators under the brand names Yingli and Yingli Solar. Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Baoding, the People’s Republic of China.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE) had its target price raised by S&P Equity Research from $0.45 to $0.62 in a research report released on Tuesday morning.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Yingli Green Energy (NYSE: YGE) and Netlist (NASDAQ:NLST) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2021: ITT Corporation(ITT)

(In millions, except per share amounts, unless otherwise stated) COMPANY OVERVIEW Unless the context otherwise indicates, references herein to “ITT,” “the Company,” and such words as “we,” “us,” and “our” include ITT Corporation and its subsidiaries. ITT is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the energy, transportation and industrial markets. We manufacture components that are integral to the operation of systems and manufacturing processes in these key markets. Our products provide enabling functionality for applications where reliability and performance are critically important to our customers and the users of their products. We are a global company with approximately 9,700 employees in more than 35 countries and 2015 revenue of $2.5 billion, which we derived from sales in more than 100 countries. In 2015, 62% of our sales were outside the U.S., including 31% from emerging growth markets.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Internet of Things Inc (CVE:ITT) shares traded down 16.7% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as low as C$0.03 and last traded at C$0.03. 274,696 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 101% from the average session volume of 136,706 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$0.03.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    ITT Corp  (NYSE:ITT)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 22, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
    Prepared Remarks:

    Operator

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    ITT Inc (NYSE:ITT) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders acquired 1,884 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,246% compared to the average volume of 140 put options.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Intelligent Trading Foundation (CURRENCY:ITT) traded flat against the dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 21:00 PM E.T. on September 23rd. Intelligent Trading Foundation has a total market cap of $330,353.00 and $2,109.00 worth of Intelligent Trading Foundation was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, Intelligent Trading Foundation has traded up 10.7% against the dollar. One Intelligent Trading Foundation token can now be bought for $0.0337 or 0.00000504 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including Mercatox, IDEX and COSS.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2021: JetPay Corporation(JTPY)

JetPay Corporation, formerly Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition Corporation, incorporated on November 12, 2010, is a provider of payment services, such as debit and credit card processing, payroll and human capital management services (HCM services), and card services to businesses and their employees throughout the United States. The Company’s segments include the JetPay Payment Processing Segment, JetPay HR and Payroll Segment, and Corporate. The JetPay Payment Processing Segment is an end-to-end processor of credit and debit card, and automated clearing house (ACH) payment transactions, with a focus on those processing Internet transactions and recurring billings, as well as traditional retailers and service providers. The JetPay HR and Payroll Segment provides HCM services, including payroll and related payroll tax payment processing, time and attendance, human resource (HR) services, services under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Affordable Care Act) and other related services to small and medium-sized employers. It also operates JetPay Card Services, which is focused on providing money management and payment services to unbanked and under-banked employees of its business customers.

The Company provides the services through its subsidiaries, such as JetPay, LLC, doing business as JetPay Payment Services; ACI Merchant Systems, LLC, doing business as JetPay Strategic Partners or ACI, and AD Computer Corporation, (ADC or JetPay Payroll Services). JetPay Payment Services and JetPay Strategic Partners provide a range of transaction processing services, including end-to-end encryption and tokenization; high speed network and authorization; batch processing; gift cards; fraud protection; front and back-end processing; Website or payment application services, and ACH processing to merchants. JetPay Payment Services combines real-time credit card processing, online payment solutions and merchant account services into one solution and operates its own front-en! d authorizations system, back-end clearing and settlement system and merchant accounting system. JetPay Payment Services, along with JetPay Strategic Partners, provides point of sale (POS), software applications and systems integration, data networking, communications technologies and the card networks operating regulations. JetPay Payment Services also advise on and delivers the optimal payments acceptance solution to customers in various types of industries, including retailers, restaurants, travel companies, lodging providers, supermarkets, convenience stores, governments, utilities and e-commerce providers.

JetPay Payment Services and JetPay Strategic Partners can interface with its customers using virtually any device or access point in the market, including electronic terminals; electronic cash registers; POS systems; Internet gateways; merchant host interfaces and mobile devices, among others. JetPay Payroll Services provides an array of payroll and human resource services, including processing payroll; collecting and filing national, state and local taxes; online payroll; paperless payroll; electronic child support and other deduction processing; time and labor management services; 401K administration; prepaid cards, and electronic, phone, fax, or paper payroll input, among others. JetPay Payroll Services designs, builds and maintains various payroll software systems and tax depositing and filing software systems, without third-party involvement.

The Company competes with Total Systems, Bank of America Merchant Services, Chase Paymentech, U.S. Bancorp, First Data Corporation, Vantiv, Inc., Global Payments, Inc., WorldPay US, Inc., ADP, Paychex, Paylocity, PayCom, Ceridian, Green Dot, NetSpend, J.P. Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, American Express and Intuit.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    JetPay (NASDAQ:JTPY) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The credit services provider reported ($0.19) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.16) by ($0.03), Fidelity Earnings reports. The company had revenue of $15.87 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.33 million. JetPay had a negative net margin of 4.54% and a negative return on equity of 305.34%.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2021: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated(UNH)

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated provides healthcare services in the United States. Its Health Benefits segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services to national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, and individuals; and non-employer based insurance options for purchase by individuals. It also provides health and well-being services for individuals aged 50 and older; and for services dealing with chronic disease and other specialized issues for older individuals, as well as health plans for the beneficiaries of acute and long-term care Medicaid plans. This segment offers its services through a network of 730,000 physicians and other health care professionals, and 5,300 hospitals. Its OptumHealth segment provides health, financial, and ancillary services and products that assist consumers through personalized health management solutions; benefit administration, and clinical and network management; health-based financi al services; behavioral solutions; and specialty benefits, such as dental, vision, life, critical illness, short-term disability, and stop-loss product offerings. The company?s Ingenix segment offers database and data management services, software products, publications, consulting and actuarial services, business process outsourcing services, and pharmaceutical data consulting and research services. Its Prescription Solutions segment provides integrated pharmacy benefit management services comprising retail network pharmacy contracting and management, claims processing, mail order pharmacy services, specialty pharmacy, benefit design consultation, rebate contracting and management, drug utilization review, formulary management programs, disease therapy management, and adherence programs to employer groups, union trusts, managed care organizations, Medicare-contracted plans, Medicaid plans, and third party administrators. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Minne tonka, Minnesota.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    The Dow Jones today will pop up to 150 points thanks to stronger-than-expected earnings from UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH). The health insurance giant topped earnings and revenue expectations and hiked its full-year guidance.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Unitedhealth Group Inc  (NYSE:UNH)Q1 2019 Earnings CallApril 16, 2019, 8:45 a.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
    Prepared Remarks:

    Operator

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2021: Collectors Universe, Inc.(CLCT)

We provide authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and historical and sports memorabilia (“collectibles”). We believe that our authentication and grading services add value to these collectibles by enhancing their marketability and thereby providing increased liquidity to the dealers, collectors and consumers that own and buy and sell them.

Once we have authenticated and assigned a quality grade to a collectible, we encapsulate it in a tamper-evident, clear plastic holder, or issue a certificate of authenticity, that (i) identifies the specific collectible; (ii) sets forth the quality grade we have assigned to it; and (iii) bears one of our brand names and logos: “PCGS” for coins, “PSA” for trading cards and event tickets and “PSA/DNA” for autographs and memorabilia.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Media headlines about Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Collectors Universe earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.6176420788428 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Top 5 Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now

As a rule of thumb, I try to stay away from the sub-$5 category when it comes to cheap stocks.

After all, companies don’t go public with a share price below $5. Thus, if a stock is trading below $5, that means investors have sold it off to be below $5. That usually means there is something really wrong with the underlying growth story, the valuation, or both.

For this reason, finding a winner in the sub-$5 group is like finding a needle in a haystack.

But if you find that needle, you could be looking at huge gains. After all, once upon a time in 2001, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was basically a $5 stock.

I’m not saying you’ll find the next Amazon in the sub-$5 group, but you could find a stock will go up 2-5x or more in a hurry.

With that in mind, here is a list of 5 cheap stocks under $5. 

Top 5 Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now: Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A.(BLX)

Bladex (NYSE:BLX), or Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America, based in Panama City, serves as a special purpose bank. The bank works to facilitate trade and business relationships between Latin America and the Caribbean. Its commercial sector accounts for most of its activities and generates most of the institution’s income. Its treasury sector handles funding, liquidity, and investment management. Operating in Panama also creates a unique advantage. Since the Republic of Panama uses the United States dollar, it also enjoys the credibility that comes with conducting business in the world’s reserve currency.

BLX remains a stable institution for more reasons than its use of the U.S. dollar, though. This stability extends to the growth (or lack thereof) of revenue and net income levels. After seeing revenue and profit growth in 2014, both revenue and profits had fallen back to 2013 levels by 2017. Growth has stagnated since, and analysts believe that it will not resume until next year.

Hence, dividends remain the compelling reason to invest in BLX stock. While dividend levels saw some fluctuations in past years, the company has held its annual dividend to the $1.54 per share level since 2016. This roughly translates into its 6.1% yield. Moreover, if profit growth predictions hold, consensus 2018 earnings of $2.12 per share should cover the dividend. Also, if the company meets 2019 profit forecasts of $2.46 per share, a dividend increase for 2019 remains a possibility. With the advantages of operating in Panama and the stability of its income, the BLX stock dividend remains a safe bet for a high dividend return.

Top 5 Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now: Marriott International(MAR)

Hotel Stocks to Buy: Marriott International (MAR)

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I’m not a big traveler but my wife is, and whenever she’s on the road for work she stays at a Marriott International Inc (NYSE:MAR), usually at a Courtyard Marriott when in the U.S. and Delta when in Canada.

She’s excited about the upcoming merger of Marriott Rewards with Starwood’s loyalty program which gives her a greater option of places to stay for work. Traveling as much as she does, it’s essential to have an excellent hotel to return to at night.

Marriott is continuously opening new hotels. Its pipeline is massive. As of the end of the first quarter, it had 465,000 rooms either under construction or soon to be with 49% in North America, 30% in Asia, and the rest in other parts of the world with 82% of them, upscale or above.

Back in 2013, I wrote about its new Moxy brand. It now has ten Moxy Hotels open in the U.S. with another 14 on the way — and that’s just one of its many brands.

Long-term, this is a hotel stock you want to own.

Top 5 Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated(UNH)

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) is the largest single health carrier in the United States. It serves more than 85 million people worldwide and is a parent company to six businesses, including UnitedHealthcare — health insurance that offers policies to businesses and individuals, including Medicare and Medicaid policies.

Its other main branch, Optum, administers everything from mental health and substance-abuse programs to mail-order pharmaceuticals.

While many drug store stocks were rocked by the news that Amazon has now entered the pharmacy business, UNH has been relatively undisturbed because of its integrated strategy.

Looking ahead to full-year 2018, the healthcare giant is targeting adjusted earnings between $12.30 and $12.60 per share, which is a 22% to 25% year-over-year increase and up from its previous guidance of $10.55 to $10.85 per share.

Additionally, cash flows from operations are expected to be in a range between $15 billion and $15.5 billion, and UnitedHealth Group is calling for total revenues between $223 billion and $225 billion.

Top 5 Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now: Adobe Systems Incorporated(ADBE)

Cloud Computing Stocks to Consider: Adobe (ADBE)

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The story at Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) is a faster-growing version of that of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT). In both cases, the shift from “on-premise” software to cloud-based offerings hasn’t just been a case of selling the same product in a different medium. Rather, the move to the cloud has opened up new cross-selling and revenue opportunities … and benefited margins as well.

Indeed, Adobe’s fantastic growth story often seems a bit lost in the shuffle in terms of tech coverage, despite a $120 billion market capitalization and hugely impressive performance. In fiscal Q2, revenue rose 24% and EPS jumped an impressive 77% year-over-year. Adobe once again beat analyst estimates; it hasn’t missed consensus on either revenue or EPS since September 2014.

Valuation is a bit of a concern, as Lango pointed out after the fiscal Q2 report. But a 31x forward EPS multiple isn’t that oppressive in the context of recent growth, and a pullback since earnings has brought the valuation in a bit. Investors are still paying up for ADBE, but at least they’re paying up for quality.

Top 5 Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now: Shopify Inc.(SHOP)

Shopify is an e-commerce platform company that helps businesses of all sizes run their own online store and sell products via social media and through platforms including Amazon.com.

When it comes to growth stocks, it doesn’t get much better than Shopify. About 600,000 merchants are now using its platform, up from 243,000 just two years ago. And in the fourth quarter of 2017, Shopify’s sales were boosted by 71% year over year. The growth has been sparked in part by its ability to bring bigger (read: more lucrative) companies onto its platform. Shopify ended 2017 with 3,600 high-end Plus customers, including huge companies like Cummins and Ford. Shopify Plus customers pay a premium for the company’s services and these sales are helping to boost Shopify’s monthly recurring revenue (MRR). MRR from Shopify Plus now makes up 21% of total sales, up from 17% in the year-ago quarter. But wait, there’s more. Not only are sales booming, but the company’s gross merchandise volume (the value of the transactions processed on its platform) jumped 71% in 2017. 

Management expects full-year 2018 sales to be $980 million at the midpoint, which would be a 45% increase from 2017. Similarly, the sales estimate for first-quarter 2018 is $198 million to $202 million, which would be a nearly 57% year-over-year increase at the midpoint.

Shopify’s share price has jumped about 60% over the past year, and while it’s experienced some volatility, there’s likely more room for this company to run. That’s because the online shopping market is still booming and is expected to climb from $385 billion in 2016 to $632 billion by 2020.

Investors should know that Shopify’s shares aren’t cheap and its stock price is likely to see more dips and pops ahead. But this company is quickly building out its own niche in the e-commerce market and has proved that it knows how to add customers both big and small. If Shopify continues at this pace, stable profitability shouldn’t be far behind.