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Monster Beverage (NASDAQ: MNST  ) has announced that it is instituting a $200 million share-buyback program. This comes only a short time after the company spent $727 million on share repurchases in the second half of 2012. Is this the right move for the company? Why aren’t we seeing buybacks at the same level as the ones we saw last year? In this video, Motley Fool consumer-goods analyst Blake Bos tells us whether this move is good news for investors. The stakes are high for Monster Beverage these days. The stock had been nothing short of a rocket, but recent developments have sent shares spiraling downward. Health scares sparked a number of investigations at the state and federal level into the energy drink’s role in several fatalities. With the company’s value slashed in half, investors are wondering whether Monster Beverage is a value or a bust in the fast-growing energy drink … Continue reading

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All eyes of the world are on Colorado, which allowed the legal sales of marijuana for recreational use. It also became the first Government in the World to control and regulate marijuana, also known as Cannabis, which is a preparation of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug and as medicine. BeginningWednesday(Jan.1), 21 and over became eligible to buy marijuana legally for the first time anywhere in the State. Sales will be tightly controlled, regulated as alcohol is currently, and subject to a number of restrictions preventing sales to minors, intoxicated driving, smoking in public and other undesirable behaviors. The new law could be an alternative to the drug war, generate the kind of tax dollars that state government hopes and save the costs of locking up drug offenders. The Colorado Legislative Council estimates marijuana will generate $67 million in tax revenue annually. Top Recreation Companies For … Continue reading

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Popular Posts: 6 Biotechnology Stocks to Buy Now7 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy5 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy Now Recent Posts: 5 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now 6 Machinery Stocks to Buy Now 5 Electrical Equipment Stocks to Sell Now View All Posts This week, five Oil and Gas stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”). Chesapeake Midstream Partners (NYSE:) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Chesapeake Midstream Partners owns, operates, develops, and acquires natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil gathering systems, as well as other midstream energy assets in the United States. . 10 Best Biotech Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Biogen Idec Inc(BIIB) Biogen Idec Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative … Continue reading

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SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) Shares of Apple and semiconductor companies slipped, weighing down the tech sector Friday, even as Groupon and Hewlett-Packard rallied. Apple (AAPL) shed 0.5% to close at $520.03 as the companys new iPad Air hit the stores. Chip stocks also retreated, led by Intel Corp. (INTC) , Texas Instruments (TXN) , Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and SanDisk (SNDK) . Top Semiconductor Stocks To Own For 2015: Aeroflex Holding Corp (ARX) Aeroflex Holding Corp. (Aeroflex Holding) is a provider of radio frequency (RF) and microwave integrated circuits, components and systems used in the design, development and maintenance of wireless communication systems. The Companys solutions include microelectronic components and test and measurement equipment used by companies in the space, avionics and defense; commercial wireless communications, and medical and other markets. Its products include a range of RF, microwave and millimeter wave microelectronic components, integrated circuits (ICs), and analog and mixed-signal … Continue reading

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On Jul 8, 2013, we reiterated our long-term recommendation on Citi Trends Inc. (CTRN) at Underperform with a target price of $14.00, based on the sluggish macroeconomic environment. Why the Reiteration? Operating in the consumer-driven retail industry, we believe Citi Trends remains significantly impacted by the macroeconomic issues, wherein its customers continue to feel the pinch of increased payroll tax, higher fuel prices, high unemployment rate and delayed tax refunds. Moreover, the seasonal nature of the companys business exposes it to significant risks if the seasons fail to deliver the expected operating performance. Additionally, the highly fragmented specialty retail sector compels Citi Trends to compete with larger off-price rivals, mass merchants as well as smaller specialty retailers on the basis of fashion, quality and service. To retain its existing market share, the company may have to reduce its sales prices, which could affe ct its margins. Hot Specialty Retail Companies … Continue reading