Hot Tech Stocks To Invest In 2017

Welcome to the latest issue of the PRO Weekly Digest. Every Saturday for Seeking Alpha PRO subscribers and Sunday for all other Seeking Alpha users, we publish highlights from our PRO coverage as well as feature interviews and other notable goings-on with SA PRO. Comment below or email us at pro-editors at to let us know what you think. Find past editions here.

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Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation Q4 Earnings Report:

The Q4 2016earnings report for mid cap chicken producer Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ: PPC) scheduled for before the market opens on Thursday(February 9th). Pilgrim’s Pride Corporationis the sixth most shorted stock on the Nasdaq with short interest of 41.76%according to Theelevated short interest comes in the wake of the worstbird-flu outbreak in....more>>>

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Randgold Resources (GOLD, LSE:RRS) is an LSE/NASDAQ-listed gold producer. The company’s corporate strategy is to grow by developing its production and expanding its exploration footprint across Africa. Randgold has four operating mines in Mali (Loulo, Gounkoto and Morila), one in Ivory Coast (Tongon) and one in the DRC (Kibali). It also has one advanced key developments project: Massawa in....more>>>

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Gold prices rebounded modestly on Wednesday, getting a boost as the dollar pulled back from a 14-year high.

Gold for February delivery GCG7, +0.33% ....more>>>

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Could McDonald’s be challenging Chick-fil-A’s waffle fry excellence?

The American burger behemoth’s Canadian outpost says it’s offering waffle fries during the holidays, an announcement that caught the attention of the restaurant’s fans.

“Celebrate #FRYday with Waffle Cut Fries.,” McDonald’s Can

ada tweeted Nov. 25. “Theyre....more>>>

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Ford (F) shares are higher Thursday, after its first quarter earnings beat expectations.

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The automaker said it earned 68 cents a share, beating analysts average 47-cent estimate by a wide margin. However, revenue of $25.26 billion was just slightly below the consensus $35.84 billion.

The company reported a record pre-tax profit and operating margins in....more>>>

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Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) recently hired Hugo Barra, theformer international VP of Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi, as its new virtual reality chief. The announcement came just a week after Barra abruptly left Xiaomi after heading itsoverseas expansion for three and half years.

Hugo Barra (L) and Mark Zuckerberg (R). Image source: Facebook.

Prior to joining Xiaomi, Barra was the VP of....more>>>

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The gaming industry is one that has seen tremendous growth over the past few decades, which is expected to continue. In the past few years we have also seen an increase in the number of platforms on which consumers can enjoy playing their games. As a result the possibilities of the market keep widening, which means more growth opportunities for companies and therefore investors. In April last year....more>>>

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I came across NetEase (NASDAQ:NTES) in early 2013, when it was starting to become a major player in the Chinese mobile game industry. At first, I was a bit skeptical about their future growth and valuation. Video game companies are sometimes “one-hit wonders”, and decline after their top sellers lose popularity. But NetEase is an exception. After watching it for a few months, I decided....more>>>

Does The Market Believe The Cash Flow Forecast Of Bellatrix Exploration?

Bellatrix Exploration (NYSE:BXE) has been through the mill. Now finally escaping the grasp of some really nervous bankers, the company is now projecting a more than doubling of the cash flow. Will the market buy it?

Below is a summary of what has happened so far.

Source: Bellatrix Exploration Ltd., January, 2017, Corporate Presentation

Bellatrix sold several....more>>>

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Apple Inc.’s services segment could be worth over $240B, making it a big reason to buy AAPL stock.

Shares of Cupertino, California-basedApple (NSDQ:AAPL) were recently namedby RBC capital markets’ analysts among the top tech stock picks for 2017. This is in stark contrast to 2016, a year in which AAPL stock has barely managed to beat the S&P 500 (INDX:SPAL). Apple stock....more>>>

Tiga Pilar Sejahtera Food: Leading Indonesian Snack/Rice Player With Further Growth In Rice Industry

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Listed on the Jakarta Stock Exchange and also traded over the US OTC markets under the ticker OTC:PTTGF, PT. Tiga Pilar Sejahtera Food (TPSF) is a leading Indonesian consumer foods company.

Post divestment of its agribusiness (palm oil) in 2Q16, TPSF currently has two divisions: Food Manufacturing and Rice Milling.

Food Manufacturing:

Produces and....more>>>

Here’s Why Royal Gold May Underperform Peers

Royal Gold: Time to Sell?

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I’ve been positive on streaming and royalty company Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD) in the past. For example, I really liked the company’s $70 million acquisition of a royalty on Barrick Gold’s (NYSE:ABX) Cortez mine, and I felt Royal Gold’s Q3 2016 financial earnings were very impressive. But there....more>>>

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Today we are going to compare the two largest U.S. integrated oil companies: Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) and Chevron (NYSE:CVX). Both companies have global production profiles, significant lower-48 shale assets, as well as midstream and downstream operations in chemicals and refining. Both companies also have significant LNG operations.

The following chart compares some relevant valuation metrics....more>>>

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Dow 19,000 has a nice ring to it. And the iconic blue chip stock gauge is edging ever closer to that milestone.

After Mondays record-breaking day, when the Dow Jones industrial average, large-company Standard & Poors 500 stock index, tech-dominated....more>>>