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Top Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In 2021

Nord/LB set a €26.00 ($30.23) price target on Evonik Industries (FRA:EVK) in a report released on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

EVK has been the subject of a number of other reports. Goldman Sachs Group set a €29.50 ($34.30) price objective on shares of Evonik Industries and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 13th. UBS Group set a €22.00 ($25.58) price objective on shares of Evonik Industries and gave the stock a sell rating in a research note on Monday, January 14th. Barclays set a €34.00 ($39.53) price objective on shares of Evonik Industries and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 6th. Berenberg Bank set a €35.00 ($40.70) price objective on shares of Evonik Industries and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 7th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €24.50 ($28.49) target price on shares of Evonik Industries and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Thursday, January 10th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of €30.49 ($35.46).

Top Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In 2021: Pacific Mercantile Bancorp(PMBC)

Pacific Mercantile Bancorp, incorporated on January 7, 2000, is the holding company for Pacific Mercantile Bank (the Bank). The Company’s business operations are conducted by the Bank. It operates through commercial banking segment. The Bank conducts a commercial banking business in Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino and San Diego counties in Southern California. The Bank provides small and medium-size businesses, professional firms and individuals with a range of products and services, such as deposit accounts, commercial and consumer loans, cash management services and online banking services.

Lending Activities

The Bank offers its customers various loan products, including commercial loans and credit lines, accounts receivable and inventory financing, Small Business Administration (SBA) guaranteed business loans, and owner-occupied commercial real estate loans. The Bank’s commercial real estate loans are secured by first trust deeds on nonresidential real property. The commercial loans the Bank offer generally include short-term secured and unsecured business and commercial loans with maturities ranging from 12 to 24 months, accounts receivable financing for terms of approximately 30 months, equipment loans which generally amortize over a period of over seven years, and SBA guaranteed business loans with terms of over 10 years.

The Bank offers a range of banking and financial services to support the needs of business banking clients. These services include online business banking portal, which allows clients to conduct online transactions and access account information; collection services, such as remote deposit capture services (PMB xPress Deposit), remittance payments (Lockbox), and incoming Automated Clearing House (ACH) and wire reporting and notification; payable services, such as checks, wire transfer and ACH origination, business bill pay service, and business credit cards and provision of courier and onsite vault services for those clients with cash ! needs, and fraud prevention services, such as Positive Pay, ACH Positive Pay and transactional alerts. The Bank has total net loans of approximately $849,733,000.

Investment Activities

The Bank’s investments primarily include securities available for sale, which consist of residential mortgage backed securities issued by the United States agencies; residential collateralized mortgage obligations issued by non agencies; asset backed security, and mutual funds. The Bank’s securities available for sale have a fair value of approximately $52,249,000.

Sources of Funds

The Bank’s sources of funds include deposits, and borrowings and contractual obligations. The Bank’s deposits consist of noninterest bearing demand deposits, interest-bearing checking accounts, money market and savings deposits, and time deposits. Its total deposits amount to approximately $893,840,000.

The Bank competes with Bank of America, Wells Fargo Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Union Bank of California, Bank of the West, U. S. Bancorp, Comerica Bank, Citibank, OneWest Bank, City National Bank, Citizens Business Bank, Manufacturers Bank, and California Bank and Trust.

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) and Hope Bancorp (NASDAQ:HOPE) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Media stories about Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pacific Mercantile Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 47.2552381134184 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Top Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In 2021: Medley Capital Corporation(MCC)

Medley Capital Corporation, incorporated on April 23, 2010, is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by lending directly to privately held middle market companies, primarily through directly originated transactions to help these companies expand their business, refinance and make acquisitions. The Company’s investment portfolio consists of senior secured first lien loans and senior secured second lien loans. Its investment portfolio also includes unitranche loans, senior secured notes, subordinated notes and warrants, and minority equity securities. The Company may invest all of its assets in securities acquired directly from issuers in privately negotiated transactions.

The Company invests in business services, manufacturing, consumer products, healthcare, software, transportation, energy services, real estate and specialty finance sector. MCC Advisors LLC is the Company’s investment adviser.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shares of Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six research firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and four have assigned a hold recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $4.67.

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    Moving Cloud Coin (CURRENCY:MCC) traded down 11% against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 20:00 PM E.T. on September 10th. Moving Cloud Coin has a market capitalization of $0.00 and $1.70 million worth of Moving Cloud Coin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Over the last seven days, Moving Cloud Coin has traded 18% lower against the U.S. dollar. One Moving Cloud Coin coin can now be bought for $0.0189 or 0.00000300 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including DOBI trade, BCEX and CoinEgg.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shares of Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the six analysts that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $4.67.

Top Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In 2021: Retail Properties of America, Inc.(RPAI)

Retail Properties of America, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It engages in acquisition, development and management of properties. The trust invests in the real estate markets of United States. Its portfolio consists of retail properties, including lifestyle, power, neighborhood, and community centers, in addition to single-user net lease properties. The firm was formerly known as Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc. Retail Properties of America, Inc. is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

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    Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd lowered its holdings in Retail Properties of America Inc (NYSE:RPAI) by 46.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 20,722 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 17,915 shares during the quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd’s holdings in Retail Properties of America were worth $265,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

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Top Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In 2021: Globus Medical, Inc.(GMED)

Globus Medical, Inc., a medical device company, focuses on the design, development, and commercialization of musculoskeletal implants that promote healing in patients with spine disorders. The company offers products that address an array of spinal pathologies, anatomies, and surgical approaches. It also provides fusion products that are used in cervical, thoracolumbar, sacral, and interbody/corpectomy fusion procedures to treat degenerative, deformity, tumor, and trauma conditions. In addition, the company offers disruptive technology products that provide material improvements to fusion procedures, such as minimally invasive surgical techniques, as well as new treatment alternatives, which include motion preservation technologies, such as dynamic stabilization, total disc replacement and interspinous process spacer products, and regenerative biologics technologies; and interventional pain management solutions comprising treatments for vertebral compression fractures. Further, it offers human tissue products, such as bone allografts, biomaterials, and soft tissue products for spine, orthopedics, sports medicine, dental, and wound care markets. The company sells its implants and related disposables primarily to hospitals through sales representatives and independent distributors in the United States and internationally. Globus Medical, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Audubon, Pennsylvania.

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Several analysts have issued reports on GMED shares. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Globus Medical from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $64.00 to $49.00 in a research report on Wednesday, January 2nd. ValuEngine lowered shares of Globus Medical from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 28th. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $60.00 price target on shares of Globus Medical and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, January 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Globus Medical from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 8th. Finally, UBS Group began coverage on shares of Globus Medical in a research report on Wednesday, November 28th. They set a neutral rating and a $55.00 target price on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $56.08.

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    Globus Medical Company Profile

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Hill-Rom (NYSE:HRC) and Globus Medical (NYSE:GMED) are both mid-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Top Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In 2021: CVB Financial Corporation(CVBF)

CVB Financial Corp. operates as the holding company for Citizens Business Bank that provides various banking and trust services for businesses, professionals, and individuals. It operates in two segments, Business Financial and Commercial Banking Centers, and Treasury. The company offers various deposit products, including checking, savings, money market, and time certificates of deposit for business and personal accounts, as well as serves as a federal tax depository for business customers. It also provides various lending products, such as commercial products comprising lines of credit and other working capital financing, accounts receivable lending, and letters of credit; loans for agribusiness; lease financing for municipal governments; consumer financing products, including automobile leasing and financing, lines of credit, credit cards, and home equity loans and lines of credit; and real estate mortgage and construction loans. In addition, the company offers a range of specialized services, such as cash management systems for monitoring cash flow, a credit card program for merchants, courier pick-up and delivery, payroll services, remote deposit capture, electronic funds transfers by way of domestic and international wires and automated clearinghouse, and on-line account access. Further, it provides various investment products; and financial services and trust services comprising fiduciary services, mutual funds, annuities, 401(k) plans, and individual investment accounts. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 40 business financial centers and 8 commercial banking centers located in the Inland Empire, Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and the Central Valley areas of California, as well as 3 trust offices located in Ontario, Newport Beach, and Pasadena. CVB Financial Corp. was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Ontario, California.

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    CVB Financial (NASDAQ:CVBF) was upgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Thursday.

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Best Performing Stocks To Watch For 2021

Summit Global Investments reduced its holdings in McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) by 4.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 19,555 shares of the fast-food giant’s stock after selling 975 shares during the quarter. Summit Global Investments’ holdings in McDonald’s were worth $3,058,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of MCD. Horan Capital Advisors LLC. bought a new stake in shares of McDonald’s in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $104,000. Pinnacle Wealth Planning Services Inc. bought a new stake in shares of McDonald’s during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $109,000. Tarbox Family Office Inc. boosted its position in shares of McDonald’s by 105.8% during the fourth quarter. Tarbox Family Office Inc. now owns 638 shares of the fast-food giant’s stock valued at $110,000 after purchasing an additional 328 shares in the last quarter. Horan Capital Management bought a new stake in shares of McDonald’s during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $110,000. Finally, Certified Advisory Corp bought a new stake in shares of McDonald’s during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $121,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 67.90% of the company’s stock.

Best Performing Stocks To Watch For 2021: Regency Centers Corporation(REG)

Regency Centers Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust. The company, through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and develops community and neighborhood shopping centers that are tenanted by grocers, category-leading anchors, specialty retailers, and restaurants. As of December 31, 2006, it owned 218 retail shopping centers located in 22 states and held partial interests in 187 retail shopping centers through joint ventures located in 24 states and the District of Columbia. The company is qualified as a real estate investment trust (REIT) under the Internal Revenue Code. As a REIT, its net income would be exempt from federal taxation to the extent that it is distributed as dividends to shareholders. The company was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    A number of analysts have recently weighed in on REG shares. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and issued a $70.00 price objective on shares of Regency Centers in a research note on Friday, February 22nd. Barclays upgraded shares of Regency Centers from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $63.00 to $69.00 in a research note on Monday, February 4th. Royal Bank of Canada cut shares of Regency Centers from a “top pick” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $62.30 price objective for the company. in a research note on Friday, December 14th. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $66.00 price objective on shares of Regency Centers in a research note on Monday, December 17th. Finally, Citigroup set a $75.00 price objective on shares of Regency Centers and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 22nd. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. Regency Centers has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $69.12.

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    Regency Centers Company Profile

Best Performing Stocks To Watch For 2021: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.(BBW)

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of plush animals and related products. The company operates in three segments: Direct-to-Consumer, International Franchising, and Commercial. Its merchandise comprises approximately 30 styles of stuffed animals; clothing, shoes, and accessories for the stuffed animals; and other toy and novelty items. The company operates its stores under the Build-A-Bear Workshop brand name; and sells its products through its e-commerce Websites, buildabear.com and buildabear.co.uk. As of January 2, 2016, it operated 329 owned stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Denmark; and 77 franchised stores in Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East, and Mexico. The company has strategic relationships with Disney, DreamWorks Animation, and Hasbro. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    News coverage about Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) has been trending somewhat negative on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Build-A-Bear Workshop earned a media sentiment score of -0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the specialty retailer an impact score of 43.9525750448852 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Best Performing Stocks To Watch For 2021: New Media Investment Group Inc.(NEWM)

New Media Investment Group Inc. (New Media), incorporated on June 18, 2013, is a holding company. The Company owns, operates and invests in local media assets. It has a focus on owning and acquiring local media assets in small to mid-size markets. With its collection of assets, it focuses on two business categories: consumers and small to medium size businesses (SMBs). The Company’s operating segments include Eastern US Publishing, Central US Publishing and Western US Publishing. The Company is a publisher of locally based print and online media. Its portfolio of media assets spans across approximately 490 markets and over 30 states. Its products include approximately 560 community print publications, over 490 Websites, approximately 480 mobile sites and over six yellow page directories.

The Company’s other products include over 120 daily newspapers with total paid circulation of approximately 1.5 million; approximately 320 weekly newspapers (published approximately three times per week) with total paid circulation of approximately 321,000 and total free circulation of approximately 2.0 million; approximately 120 shoppers (advertising-only publications) with total circulation of approximately 2.8 million, and Propel digital marketing services. The Company produces publications that address specific local market interests, such as recreation, sports, healthcare and real estate. GateHouse Live, its events business, concentrates on local markets and interests. Its content is primarily devoted to topics, such as local news and politics, community and regional events, youth sports, opinion and editorial pages, local schools, obituaries, weddings and police reports. The Company’s product mix consists of four publication types: daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, shoppers and niche publications.

Eastern US Publishing

The Company’s Eastern US Publishing segment operates in approximately six publication group clusters: the New England Publishing Group, Cape Publishing Gr! oup, Providence Publishing Group, Mid-Atlantic Publishing Group, South Atlantic Publishing Group and Coastal Publishing Group. The Company is a community newspaper publisher in Massachusetts and also publishes a concentration of weekly newspapers, serving approximately 110 communities in markets across eastern Massachusetts. It also has over 170 Websites, with approximately 3.5 million combined monthly visitors in Massachusetts. Cape Publishing Group includes Worcester, Massachusetts, the Cape Cod Media Group, the Southcoast Media Group and the Seacoast Media Group. Providence Publishing Group includes the Providence Journal Group, the Nantucket Island Media Group, and Norwich, Connecticut.

Mid-Atlantic Publishing Group includes the Hudson Valley Media Group and the Pocono Mountains Media Group. South Atlantic Publishing Group includes publications in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Coastal Publishing Group includes publications in Florida and Alabama. The Florida cluster publishes approximately nine daily newspapers, over 10 weekly newspapers, and approximately four shoppers. In the northwest Florida panhandle, the Company publishes approximately two dailies and over eight weeklies across a 10-county area stretching from Franklin in the east to Santa Rosa in the west, and north to the state line. In Alabama, it publishes approximately two daily publications, which include The Tuscaloosa News and The Gadsden Times.

The Company competes with the Boston Globe, boston.com, Gannett Company, Inc., 21st Century Media, Inc., Edward Sherman Company, Sun Publishing Company, RISN Operations, Inc., Tribune Publishing, The Observer Group, Hometown News, McClatchy, Sun Coast Media Group and Advance Local.

Central US Publishing

The Company’s Central US Publishing segment operates in the states of Illinois, Ohio, New York, Michigan, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Virginia. The Company publishes approximately 20 paid daily newspapers, over 20! paid wee! kly newspapers, and approximately 20 shopper, which provide coverage across the state, and is supported by approximately four print production facilities. The Journal (Freeport, Illinois) Standard is published Tuesday through Sunday. The newspaper’s coverage area includes Caroll, Jo Daviess, Ogle and Stephenson counties. The newspaper has a daily circulation of approximately 5,560. The Journal Standard also publishes a Website journalstandard.com and receives monthly page views of over 975,000 and average monthly visitors over 135,000. The Peoria Journal Star with its daily paid circulation of approximately 52,230 is a newspaper in Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford counties, and is also distributed in an additional approximately 20 surrounding counties. The Columbus Dispatch is a metropolitan daily newspaper and is the source for news, politics, sports and entertainment coverage across Central Ohio.

The Ohio cluster is anchored in Canton, Ohio and covers Stark and Tuscarawas counties. The Company comprises approximately three daily newspapers, one weekly publication and approximately two shoppers. The Utica operations include approximately one daily and two weekly newspapers in Hamilton. Utica also has Websites with combined monthly visitors of over 395,000. In New York, the Company operates and owns a combination of approximately 20 publications in Suburban Rochester that span over four counties and have a combined circulation of approximately 111,605. In southwestern New York, its operations are centered around approximately five publications based in Steuben county. In Delaware, it publishes approximately seven weekly newspapers and various specialty papers that cover the state of Delaware and range from suburban Wilmington in the north to Georgetown, Delaware at the southern end of the state. Its Honesdale cluster, approximately 30 miles from Scranton, Pennsylvania, consists of over four publications in the cities of Honesdale and Hawley, Pennsylvania. Its Pennsylvania/West Virginia cluster! includes! dailies in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, Keyser and Ripley, West Virginia. It also has two weeklies in Ripley and a commercial printing operation in Ravenswood, West Virginia.

The Company competes with Lee Enterprises, Gannett Company, Inc., Times-Shamrock Company, Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. and Ogden-Nutting.

Western US Publishing

The Company’s Western US Publishing segment operates in the states of Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, California, Kansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Colorado, Nebraska, Oregon, North Dakota and Tennessee. The Company’s southern Missouri operations are clustered around Lake of the Ozarks. Located midway between Kansas City and St. Louis and approximately 90 miles from Springfield, Missouri, its approximately three daily newspapers, over seven weekly newspapers and approximately three shoppers that serve the Lake of the Ozarks area reach approximately 165,000 people. This segment also includes its Kansas City cluster with approximately nine publications (two daily and five weekly newspapers and two shoppers) located in the eastern Kansas cities of Leavenworth and Lansing, and in Independence, Missouri. The Wichita cluster consists of over two dailies, approximately five weeklies and over three shoppers in the towns of El Dorado, Pratt, Wellington, Newton and McPherson near Wichita, Kansas. The Herald Democrat principally serves Grayson county, Texas, with the metropolitan area served located in Sherman, Texas with a daily circulation of approximately 13,650.

In Louisiana, the Company has an operating cluster in the southwestern part of the state, located between Lake Charles and Alexandria. This cluster consists of approximately five publications located in the cities of Leesville, Sulphur, DeRidder and Vinton. Its Baton Rouge cluster consists of approximately three dailies, over four weeklies and approximately three shoppers in the southeastern Louisiana cities of Houma, Thibadaux, Donaldsville, Gonzales and Plaque! mine. In ! Oregon, the Company publishes approximately two paid daily papers and one shopper with the publication being the Medford Mail Tribune. La Junta, in the southeastern part of the state, represents the Colorado properties. Along with La Junta, it also serves Bent county and Fowler, and produces the weekly agricultural newspaper, The Ag Journal. It also has clusters in and around Grand Forks, North Dakota (home to the Grand Forks Air Force Base and the University of North Dakota) and Iowa.

The Company competes with The Advocate, The American Press, The Joplin Globe, Wichita Eagle, The Dallas Morning News, Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, The Pine Bluff Commercial and Des Moines Register.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    New Media Investment Group (NYSE:NEWM) and Torstar (OTCMKTS:TORSF) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability and risk.

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Jane Street Group LLC bought a new stake in New Media Investment Group Inc (NYSE:NEWM) in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund bought 31,929 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $590,000.

Best Performing Stocks To Watch For 2021: American Financial Group, Inc.(AFG)

American Financial Group, Inc. (“AFG” or the “Company”) is a holding company that, through the operations of Great American Insurance Group, is engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialized commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail, financial institutions and education markets. Its address is 301 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202; its phone number is (513) 579-2121. SEC filings, news releases, AFG’s Code of Ethics applicable to directors, officers and employees and other information may be accessed free of charge through AFG’s Internet site at: www.AFGinc.com. (Information on AFG’s Internet site is not part of this Form 10-K.)
See Note C — “Segments of Operations” to the financial statements for information on AFG’s assets, revenues and earnings before income taxes by segment.   Advisors’ Opinion:

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. grew its position in American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) by 10.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 11,830 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,100 shares during the quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in American Financial Group were worth $1,269,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in shares of American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) by 135.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 320,888 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 184,397 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned 0.36% of American Financial Group worth $34,442,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Best Performing Stocks To Watch For 2021: Globus Medical, Inc.(GMED)

Globus Medical, Inc., a medical device company, focuses on the design, development, and commercialization of musculoskeletal implants that promote healing in patients with spine disorders. The company offers products that address an array of spinal pathologies, anatomies, and surgical approaches. It also provides fusion products that are used in cervical, thoracolumbar, sacral, and interbody/corpectomy fusion procedures to treat degenerative, deformity, tumor, and trauma conditions. In addition, the company offers disruptive technology products that provide material improvements to fusion procedures, such as minimally invasive surgical techniques, as well as new treatment alternatives, which include motion preservation technologies, such as dynamic stabilization, total disc replacement and interspinous process spacer products, and regenerative biologics technologies; and interventional pain management solutions comprising treatments for vertebral compression fractures. Further, it offers human tissue products, such as bone allografts, biomaterials, and soft tissue products for spine, orthopedics, sports medicine, dental, and wound care markets. The company sells its implants and related disposables primarily to hospitals through sales representatives and independent distributors in the United States and internationally. Globus Medical, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Audubon, Pennsylvania.

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    Globus Medical Inc  (NYSE:GMED)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 21, 2019, 4:30 p.m. ET

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    Several analysts have issued reports on GMED shares. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Globus Medical from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $64.00 to $49.00 in a research report on Wednesday, January 2nd. ValuEngine lowered shares of Globus Medical from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 28th. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $60.00 price target on shares of Globus Medical and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, January 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Globus Medical from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 8th. Finally, UBS Group began coverage on shares of Globus Medical in a research report on Wednesday, November 28th. They set a neutral rating and a $55.00 target price on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $56.08.

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