Best Heal Care Stocks To Watch For 2021

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway recently cut its positions in several stocks, including IBMand Oracle. But Berkshire remains invested in dozens of other stocks, and some of them are still worthy buys for mainstream investors.

Today, a trio of our Motley Fool contributors will highlight three of their favorite Buffett holdings:Costco (NASDAQ:COST), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), and Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX).

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The top name in warehouse retailers

Leo Sun (Costco): Berkshire held nearly $1 billion inCostco shares at the end of 2018. The warehouse retailer, which locks in shoppers and subsidizes its low prices with paid memberships, saw its shares rally about 90% over the past five years against the S&P 500’s 50% gain.

Costco’s membership-based business model, its wide selection of products, the strength of itsprivate Kirkland brand, and its focus on big bulk purchases helped it keep Amazon.com at bay. Its adjusted comparable-store sales rose 6.7% during the second quarter, and its e-commerce revenue rose 26%. Its membership fee income rose 7.3%, fueled by price hikes, and it retained a renewal rate of 90.7% in the U.S. and 88.3% worldwide.

Best Heal Care Stocks To Watch For 2021: Silicon Laboratories Inc.(SLAB)

Silicon Laboratories Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets analog-intensive and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs). The company offers broad-based products, which include microcontrollers, clocks and oscillators, wireless transceivers, digital isolators and related products, and human interface sensors and controllers; broadcast products comprising radio receivers and transmitters, and video tuners and demodulators; and access products consisting of embedded modems, subscriber line interface circuits, Voice over IP (VoIP) products, and power over Ethernet devices, as well as DSL analog front end ICs and IRDA devices. It provides ICs for use in various electronic applications, such as portable devices, AM/FM radios, and other consumer electronics, as well as networking, test and measurement, industrial monitoring and control, and customer premises equipment. The company markets its products through direct sales force, and through a networ k of independent sales representatives and distributors in the United States, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Japan, and internationally. Silicon Laboratories Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ:SLAB) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the thirteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $99.38.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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Best Heal Care Stocks To Watch For 2021: Gogo Inc.(GOGO)

Gogo’s mission is to advance aviation by connecting every aircraft with the most trusted communications services on and above our planet. We believe that aircraft connectivity is transforming the global aviation industry and that we are well-positioned to lead this transformation.
Gogo is the leading provider of in-flight connectivity and wireless entertainment solutions for the global aviation industry. We believe we deliver the most reliable communications services for global aviation, enabling our customers to operate with confidence and efficiency in connected aircraft. Our commercial aviation business, which operates through our CA-NA and CA-ROW segments, provides connectivity-based solutions that enable our airline partners to differentiate their service offerings, increase passenger satisfaction, unlock new revenue streams and achieve operational efficiencies.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    In-flight broadband provider Gogo (NASDAQ:GOGO) outpaced the market last month by rising 11% compared to a 3% spike in the S&P 500, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

  • [By Max Byerly]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    BidaskClub lowered shares of Gogo (NASDAQ:GOGO) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Wednesday morning.

    A number of other research firms also recently weighed in on GOGO. Northland Securities set a $2.00 price target on Gogo and gave the company a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 6th. ValuEngine raised Gogo from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 6th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Gogo from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $7.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 14th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $7.65.

  • [By Keith Noonan]

    Gogo(NASDAQ:GOGO) stock gained 38.1% in January, according to data fromS&P Global Market Intelligence. The in-flight broadband company’s stock fell roughly 44% from October through December, but shares saw substantial recovery early in 2019 thanks to a hardware performance fix, raised full-year guidance, and a rebound for the broader market after 2018’s turbulent close.

Best Heal Care Stocks To Watch For 2021: DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund(DBL)

DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund is a non-diversified closed-end management investment fund. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek high total investment return by providing a high level of current income and the potential for capital appreciation. The Fund may invest in debt securities and income-producing investments of any kind, including, without limitation, residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, the United States Government securities, corporate debt, international sovereign debt and short-term investments. In addition, the Fund may invest in other asset classes and investments, such as, among others, real estate investment trusts (REITs), credit default swaps, short sales, derivatives and smaller companies. DoubleLine Capital LP is the adviser of the Fund. Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Doubleline Opportunistic Credit Fund (NYSE:DBL) declared a monthly dividend on Monday, October 1st, NASDAQ reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 11th will be paid a dividend of 0.167 per share by the investment management company on Wednesday, October 31st. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 10th.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    News headlines about Doubleline Opportunistic Credit Fund common stock (NYSE:DBL) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Doubleline Opportunistic Credit Fund common stock earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the investment management company an impact score of 47.2090833571026 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Doubleline Opportunistic Credit Fund common stock (NYSE:DBL) announced a monthly dividend on Friday, June 1st, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Thursday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of 0.167 per share by the investment management company on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.41%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 13th.

Best Heal Care Stocks To Watch For 2021: CRA InternationalInc.(CRAI)

CRA International, Inc. provides litigation, regulatory, financial consulting, and management consulting services worldwide. It advices clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to litigation and regulatory proceedings; and guides corporations through critical business strategy and performance-related issues. The company offers consulting services, including research and analysis, expert testimony, and support in litigation and regulatory proceedings in various areas of finance, accounting, economics, insurance, and forensic accounting and investigations to corporate clients and attorneys. It also provides consulting services related to class certification, damages analysis, expert reports and testimony, regulatory analysis, strategy development, valuation of tangible and intangible assets, risk management, and transaction support to law firms, businesses, and government agencies. In addition, the company offers management consulting services consisting of strat egy development, performance improvement, corporate portfolio analysis, market demand estimation, new product pricing strategies, intellectual property and other assets valuation, competitors? actions assessment, and new sources of supply analysis. The company serves customers in banking and capital markets, chemicals and industrials, consumer products, energy and utilities, financial services, healthcare, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, media, mining, metals and materials, oil and gas, real estate, retail, sports, telecommunications, and transportation industries. Its clients include domestic and foreign companies; federal, state, and local domestic government agencies; governments of foreign countries; public and private utilities; and national and international trade associations. CRA International, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    CRA International (NASDAQ:CRAI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Charles River Associates has a diversified business with service offerings across areas of functional expertise, client base and geographical regions. The company’s strong global network provides the opportunity to work with the world's leading professionals on multiple issues. An excellent professional team has helped the company to maintain solid reputation for high-quality consulting services focused on economic, financial and management consulting areas. On the flip side, seasonality continues to weigh on Charles River Associates’ top line. Operation in a highly competitive and fragmented economic and management consulting services industry remains a concern. The nature of business makes Charles River Associates’ vulnerable to foreign exchange risk. The company’s shares have underperformed its industry in the past year.”

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    CRA International (NASDAQ:CRAI) was downgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report issued on Monday.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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