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Top Insurance Stocks To Invest In 2021

What Happened: Multinational electronics company Xiaomi Corp (OTC:XIACF) is open to expanding its financial services business to include cryptocurrency, but only after it is clear on the regulatory environment.

Manu Kumar Jain, managing director of Xiaomi India, told the Economic Times that the company’s financial services business would only venture into crypto after gaining a better understanding of how to be compliant with local laws in India.

“We will want to wait for all the regulatory things. Of course, crypto is an area, which is extremely interesting, and is the biggest buzzword, and is doing exceptionally well. But, we would want to understand more on the regulation side,” he said.

Why It Matters: Xiaomi’s financial services business grew by 95% during the first three months of the year, compared to the last three months of 2020.

In fact, the business now includes a complete spectrum of payment, lending, and insurance verticals. The lending platform also facilitates business loans and is expected to launch gold loans in the near future.

According to Jain, the business is now so big that it can no longer be considered a subset of Xiaomi’s internet service business.

Top Insurance Stocks To Invest In 2021: EnSync, Inc.(ESNC)

EnSync, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“EnSync,” “we,” “us,” “our,” or the “Company”) develop, license, and manufacture innovative energy management systems solutions serving the commercial and industrial (“C&I”) and multi-tenant building, utility, and off-grid markets. Incorporated in 1998, EnSync is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, USA, with offices in Madison, Wisconsin, Petaluma, California, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Shanghai, China. We regularly use the name EnSync Energy Systems for marketing and branding purposes. EnSync develops and commercializes product and service solutions for the distributed energy generation market, including energy management systems, energy storage systems, applications, and internet of energy platforms that link distributed energy resources with the grid network. These solutions are critical to the transition from a “coal-centric economy” to one reliant on renewable energy sources.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Money Morning Staff Reports]

    After looking at last week’s top penny stocks, we’ll show you this top penny stock…

    Penny Stock Sector Current Share Price Last Week’s Gain
    Sky Solar Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: SKYS) Utilities $1.19 111.74%
    Zosano Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: ZSAN) Healthcare $4.54 106.36%
    Achieve Life Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHV) Healthcare $3.30 89.66%
    EnSync Inc. (NYSE: ESNC) Industrial Goods $0.13 85.00%
    Riot Blockchain Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT) Healthcare $3.95 74.78%
    Ideanomics Inc. (NASDAQ: IDEX) Technologies $1.97 71.30%
    Eco-Stim Energy Solutions Inc. (OTCMKTS: ESES) Basic Materials $0.27 54.65%
    Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) Services $1.31 47.91%
    Marathon Patent Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) Services $0.74 42.29%
    China Internet NationWide Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ: CIFS) Financial $1.28 42.24%

    As you can see, knowing where to look for the top penny stocks could reward you with double-digit, or even triple-digit, returns in mere days.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    EnSync Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ESNC) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 2,862,471 shares, a growth of 19.1% from the August 31st total of 2,402,751 shares. Currently, 8.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 789,142 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    EnSync (NYSEAMERICAN:ESNC) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, September 25th. Analysts expect EnSync to post earnings of ($0.05) per share for the quarter.

Top Insurance Stocks To Invest In 2021: iShares US Basic Materials (IYM)

iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF, formerly iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Sector Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of the basic materials sector of the United States equity market. The Index includes companies in industry groups, such as chemicals, forestry and paper, industrial metals and mining. The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile similar to the Index. Due to the use of representative sampling, the Fund may or may not hold all of the securities that are included in the Index. The Fund’s investment advisor is BlackRock Fund Advisors, an indirect subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc.
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  • [By Jim Crumly]

    Materials and consumer stocks led the way;iShares US Basic Materials ETF (NYSEMKT:IYM) rose 2.2% and theConsumer Discretionary Select SPDR ETF (NYSEMKT:XLY) gained 1.5%.

  • [By Jim Crumly]

    Technology stocks led the market, with Applemaking history by being the first U.S. company to break through $1 trillion in market capitalization. TheTechnology Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEMKT:XLK) gained 1.3%. The materials sector lagged; theiShares US Basic Materials ETF (NYSEMKT:IYM) fell 1%.

Top Insurance Stocks To Invest In 2021: Principal Financial Group Inc(PFG)

Principal Financial Group, Inc. provides retirement savings, investment, and insurance products and services worldwide. The company?s Retirement and Investor Services segment provides retirement savings and related investment products and services, including a portfolio of asset accumulation products and services primarily to small and medium-sized businesses and individuals in the United States. This segment offers products and services to businesses for defined contribution pension plans, including 401(k) and 403(b) plans, defined benefit pension plans, nonqualified executive benefit plans, and employee stock ownership plan consulting services; and annuities, mutual funds, and bank products and services to the employees of its business customers and other individuals. Principal Financial Group?s Principal Global Investors segment offers a range of equity, fixed income, and real estate investments, as well as specialized overlay and advisory services to institutional inve stors. The company?s Principal International segment offers retirement products and services, annuities, mutual funds, institutional asset management, and life insurance accumulation products in Brazil, Chile, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, and Thailand. Principal Financial Group?s U.S. Insurance Solutions segment offers individual life insurance, as well as specialty benefits in the United States. Its individual life insurance products include universal and variable universal life insurance and traditional life insurance; and specialty benefit products comprise group dental and vision insurance, individual and group disability insurance, and group life insurance, as well as fee-for-service claims administration and wellness services. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Des Moines, Iowa.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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    Principal Financial Group (Nasdaq: PFG) is a diversified financial firm with $540 billion in assets under management and leadership in retirement investment products, fund investments and life insurance. The company missed Q2 earnings on non-recurring items which sent the shares skidding lower but core business in retirement income solutions and insurance remains solid.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Glenmede Trust Co. NA cut its holdings in Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) by 61.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 235,266 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 369,372 shares during the period. Glenmede Trust Co. NA owned 0.08% of Principal Financial Group worth $12,458,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Sawtooth Solutions LLC bought a new position in Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm bought 17,428 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $922,000.