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Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2021

Nandish Shah

HDFC Securities

During the last week, Deepak Nitrite had given a breakout on the daily chart by closing above the crucial resistance of Rs 290 with higher volumes.

The primary trend of the stock is positive where it is trading near its all-time high level while the Nifty midcap and small-cap index have fallen by 18 percent and 32 percent, respectively, year-to-date (YTD).

Deepak Nitrite is also trading above its 20 and 200-day simple moving averages which indicates a bullish trend for the medium to long-term.

The stock price has been making higher-top-higher-bottom formation on the daily chart. Therefore, we recommend accumulating Deepak Nitrite in the range of Rs 275-284 for the upside target of Rs 310, and a stop loss placed below Rs 268.

Disclaimer: The author is a Technical & Derivatives Analyst at HDFC Securities. The views and investment tips expressed by investment expert on moneycontrol.com are his own and not that of the website or its management. Moneycontrol.com advises users to check with certified experts before taking any investment decisions.

Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2021: Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF (MGV)

Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF, formerly Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Value Index ETF, seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of the largest-capitalization value stocks in the United States. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Large-Cap Value Index, which represents the value companies of the MSCI US Large-Cap 300 Index. The Fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in the stocks that make up its target Index. The Fund attempts to replicate the target Index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the Index. The Vanguard Group, Inc., through its Quantitative Equity Group (QEG), serves as the investment advisor of the Fund.
Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Baird Financial Group Inc. purchased a new stake in Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:MGV) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 10,229 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $761,000.

Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2021: Ability Inc.(ABIL)

Ability Inc. provides tactical communications intelligence solutions for government agencies, military forces, and law enforcement and homeland security agencies worldwide. It offers interception, surveillance, decryption, cyber, and geolocation solutions. The companys product portfolio include interception systems of satellite communications, geo-location systems, and crime prevention systems. Ability Inc. is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Ability Inc (NASDAQ:ABIL) shares were down 0% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $4.02 and last traded at $3.81. Approximately 400 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 100% from the average daily volume of 199,548 shares. The stock had previously closed at $3.81.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Inseego (NASDAQ: INSG) and Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

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Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2021: Eagle Materials Inc(EXP)

Eagle Materials Inc., incorporated on January 27, 1994, is a supplier of construction products, building materials and materials used for oil and natural gas extraction. The Company operates through five segments: Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Oil and Gas Proppants. The Company’s construction products are used in residential, industrial, commercial and infrastructure construction, and include cement, slag, concrete and aggregates. Its building material include gypsum wallboard. Its basic materials used for oil and natural gas extraction include frac sand and oil well cement. It sells cement in over six regional markets, including northern Nevada and California, the greater Chicago area, the Rocky Mountain region, the Central Plains region and Texas. It sells slag in the greater Chicago, Illinois area and the greater Midwest area. It has approximately three concrete and aggregates businesses. The Company also operates a recycled paperboard business, which sells internally to its wallboard business, as well as to external customers. It sells oil well cement and frac sand to shale deposit zones across the United States.

Cement

The Company’s cement production facilities are located in or near Buda, Texas; LaSalle, Illinois; Laramie, Wyoming; Sugar Creek, Missouri; Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Fernley, Nevada. Its slag grinding facility is located in Chicago, Illinois. Its slag facility can process up to approximately 0.6 million tons per year. The Company’s cement plants utilize dry process technology and approximately 75% of its clinker capacity is from preheater or preheater/pre-calciner kilns. It operates approximately 10 cement plants, a slag grinding facility, over 20 cement distribution terminals, approximately five gypsum wallboard plants, a recycled paperboard plant, over 20 concrete batching plants, approximately four aggregates facilities, over three frac sand wet processing facilities, approximately three frac sand drying facilitie! s and over 10 frac sand trans-load locations. The Company distributes cement and slag directly to its customers mostly through customer pickups, as well as by common carriers from its plants or distribution terminals. It transports cement principally by rail to its storage and distribution terminals.

Concrete and Aggregates

The Company sells readymix concrete to contractors and other customers. It sells aggregates to building contractors and other customers engaged in a range of construction activities. The Company delivers aggregates from its aggregate plants by common carriers and customer pick-up. The construction aggregates business consists of the mining, extraction, production and sale of crushed stone, sand, gravel and lightweight aggregates, such as expanded clays and shales. It produces and distributes readymix concrete from the Company-owned sites north of Sacramento, California; Austin, Texas, and the greater Kansas City area. Construction aggregates of suitable characteristics are employed in various types of construction, including the production of readymix concrete and asphaltic mixes used in highway construction and maintenance. The Company mines and extracts limestone, sand and gravel, the principal raw materials used in the production of aggregates, from quarries owned or leased by the Company and located near its plants.

Gypsum Wallboard

The Company owns approximately five gypsum wallboard manufacturing facilities. The Company owns land-containing gypsum in the area of Duke, Oklahoma, with additional reserves controlled through a lease agreement. Other gypsum deposits are located near the plant in Duke. The Company mines and extracts natural gypsum rock, the principal raw material used in the manufacture of gypsum wallboard, from mines and quarries owned, leased or subject to mining claims owned by the Company and located near its plants. The Company sells gypsum wallboard to various building materials dealers, gypsum wallboard speci! alty dist! ributors, lumber yards, home center chains and other customers located throughout the United States. The Company owns approximately 100 railcars for transporting gypsum wallboard.

Recycled Paperboard

The Company’s recycled paperboard manufacturing operation, which it refers to as Republic Paperboard Company (Republic), is located in Lawton, Oklahoma, and has a paper machine designed primarily for gypsum liner production. The Company also manufactures several alternative products, including containerboard grades and lightweight packaging grades. The principal raw materials are recycled paper fiber (recovered waste paper), water and specialty paper chemicals. The Company sells its recycled paperboard products to gypsum wallboard manufacturers and other industrial users.

Oil and Gas Proppants

The Company mines its frac sand from open pit mines, and processes the sand in its wet plants. The Company owns over two frac sand mines, approximately three frac sand wet processing plants and over three frac sand drying facilities. Its frac sand mines and wet plants are in New Auburn, Wisconsin and Utica, Illinois. Its frac sand drying facilities are in New Auburn, Wisconsin and Corpus Christi, Texas. The Company ships wet sand from its Utica, Illinois mine site to Corpus Christi, Texas, where the sand is processed into various mesh sizes and marketed primarily to oil service companies. The Company sells a portion of the frac sand it produces under long-term contracts that require its customers to pay a specified price per mesh size for a specified volume of sand each month, or quarter depending on the contract. In addition to the long-term sales contracts, it sells frac sand through its distribution network under short-term pricing and other agreements.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Jefferies Financial Group upgraded shares of Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) from an underweight rating to a market weight rating in a report released on Monday morning, The Fly reports.

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Shares of Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) rallied 16.3% in January, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Driving up the construction material producer’s stock were its fiscal third-quarter results and news that the Trump administration wants to revive its proposed infrastructure plan.

Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2021: CNO Financial Group, Inc.(CNO)

CNO Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and administers health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance, and other insurance products for senior and middle-income markets in the United States. It operates through Bankers Life, Washington National, and Colonial Penn segments. The Bankers Life segment markets and distributes Medicare supplement insurance, interest sensitive and traditional life insurance, fixed annuities, and long term care insurance products; and Medicare advantage and prescription drug plan products through various distribution and marketing agreements. The Washington National segment markets and distributes supplemental health insurance, including specified disease, accident, and hospital indemnity insurance products; and life insurance at home and the worksite through independent marketing organizations and insurance agencies. The Colonial Penn segment primarily markets graded benefit and simplified issue life insurance products directly to customers through television advertising, direct mail, Internet, and telemarketing. The company sells its products through career agents, independent producers, and direct marketing. CNO Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Rhumbline Advisers grew its position in shares of CNO Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CNO) by 44.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 547,968 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 167,796 shares during the quarter. Rhumbline Advisers owned 0.33% of CNO Financial Group worth $8,154,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shares of CNO Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CNO) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nine research firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $23.00.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    CNO Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CNO)Q42018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 13, 2019, 11:00 a.m. ET

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Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2021: Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (HRTX)

Heron Therapeutics, Inc., incorporated on February 5, 1987, is a biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in developing pharmaceutical products for patients suffering from cancer or pain. The Company’s product candidates include SUSTOL, HTX-019 and HTX-011. All of its product candidates utilize science and technology platforms, including its Biochronomer drug delivery technology (Biochronomer technology), which can deliver therapeutic levels of a range of otherwise short-acting pharmacological agents over a period of days to weeks with a single subcutaneous injection.

The Company’s product candidate, SUSTOL (granisetron) injection, extended release, is being developed for the prevention of both acute and delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) associated with moderately emetogenic chemotherapy (MEC) or highly emetogenic chemotherapy (HEC). SUSTOL is in Phase III clinical trials. The New Drug Application (NDA) is under review by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for SUSTOL. HTX-019, also being developed for the prevention of CINV, is an intravenous formulation of aprepitant, a neurokinin-1 (NK1) receptor antagonist. HTX-019 is formulated without polysorbate 80. HTX-019 has completed bioequivalence study in healthy volunteers. HTX-011, a long-acting formulation of the local anesthetic bupivacaine in a fixed-dose combination with the anti-inflammatory meloxicam, is being developed for the prevention of post-operative pain. The Company has initiated a placebo-controlled, dose-finding, Phase II clinical trial for HTX-011 in approximately 100 patients undergoing abdominoplasty. HTX-011 is also being evaluated in a placebo-controlled, dose-finding, Phase II clinical trial in approximately 100 patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Cantor Fitzgerald set a $50.00 price objective on Heron Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HRTX) in a research report released on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the biotechnology company’s stock.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Shares of Heron Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:HRTX) dropped 0.2% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $29.30 and last traded at $30.95. Approximately 33,849 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 96% from the average daily volume of 944,129 shares. The stock had previously closed at $31.00.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    BidaskClub lowered shares of Heron Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HRTX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Saturday morning.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Heron Therapeutics (HRTX)

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