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Top Casino Stocks To Own For 2019

Perhaps it is because trading stocks can often mirror the thrill of winning big at the blackjack tables, or maybe it is because Las Vegas conjures images of the world’s most flashy brands and businessmen. Regardless of the reason, it is clear that gambling stocks are always among the most popular on Wall Street.

Luckily for investors, now is also an interesting time to be buying gambling stocks, as continued Vegas strength, legalized sports gambling coming to the U.S., and an overall international interest in gaming has created some interesting buying opportunity.

Of course, no industries are without risk, and recently, some casino giants have been selling off as gambling data has hinted at a potential slowdown in Macau after an extended recovery in the world’s top gaming hotspot.

Still, we can use Zacks’ proven stock-picking methods to find solid stocks in any industry. Check out these casino stocks today:

1. Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN )

Top Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Toro Company (TTC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    TTC Protocol (CURRENCY:TTC) traded 8.8% higher against the dollar during the one day period ending at 23:00 PM Eastern on February 3rd. TTC Protocol has a market cap of $4.52 million and approximately $152,013.00 worth of TTC Protocol was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One TTC Protocol token can currently be purchased for about $0.0161 or 0.00000465 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including UEX, Bibox, DEx.top and BitForex. In the last week, TTC Protocol has traded 17.7% higher against the dollar.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    TTC Protocol (CURRENCY:TTC) traded 4.1% higher against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 22:00 PM ET on September 18th. TTC Protocol has a market capitalization of $11.78 million and approximately $1.68 million worth of TTC Protocol was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One TTC Protocol token can currently be bought for $0.0523 or 0.00000824 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including UEX, Bibox, DEx.top and BitForex. Over the last seven days, TTC Protocol has traded 34.3% higher against the US dollar.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    TTC Protocol (CURRENCY:TTC) traded 1.4% higher against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 11:00 AM ET on September 8th. TTC Protocol has a market cap of $9.62 million and approximately $1.81 million worth of TTC Protocol was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last week, TTC Protocol has traded 6.8% lower against the U.S. dollar. One TTC Protocol token can currently be purchased for about $0.0427 or 0.00000665 BTC on popular exchanges including DEx.top, Bibox, BitForex and UEX.

Top Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Sohu.com Inc.(SOHU)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Rick Munarriz]

    It’s now been seven months since Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) completed its objective of spinning off Sogou. Sogou had been the fastest growing component at Sohu for years. It should have taken off after trading on its own merits, but that failed to happen. Though the shares inched slightly higher in their first few days of trading, Sogou has spent most of its time since late November as a broken IPO until it finally cracked the $13 ceiling today in intraday trading.

  • [By Rick Munarriz]

    Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL), Camping World Holdings (NYSE:CWH), and Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) have taken a beating this year. They’re among the biggest losers through the first three quarters of 2018. Let’s go over why I think they have a shot at bouncing back in the next three months.

  • [By Anders Bylund]

    Sogou’s shares are prone to big swings for a couple of simple reasons.

    As a Chinese business, many American investors don’t feel connected to Sogou’s business and might not have access to some important sources of information about this company and its stock. Though Sogou has been around for nearly a decade now, it only entered the public markets in November of 2017. It’s a new ticker, untested on the market, and not always easily understood through year-over-year or longer-term analyses. At the IPO, Chinese internet giants Tencent (NASDAQOTH:TCEHY) and Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) combined for a total ownership of 82% of Sogu’s business. Those stakes later declined to 71%, but Sohu and Tencent remain Sogou’s largest shareholders, with 96% of the voting power in shareholder elections and votes. Regular investors hold a very small stake in Sogou, which tends to boost the stock’s volatility.

    Moreover, Chinese regulators launched an investigation of Sogou in June, forcing the company to shut down parts of its online advertising operations for 10 days in early July. The company is accused of showing video ads that insulted a national hero. That blackout will reduce Sogou’s third-quarter revenues by a significant but unannounced amount.

Top Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.(VNDA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Maxx Chatsko]

    Shares of lithium producer Livent (NYSE:LTHM) and newly profitable Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA) have underperformed the broader stock market in recent months. The former has been handicapped by the fact that its parent company, FMC, owned 84% of outstanding shares long after it went public. That significantly limited its financial flexibility and ability to court large institutional investors. The latter announced it’s suing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration because, you know, that always works.

  • [By Todd Campbell]

    After it was announced yesterday that the stock would be added to the S&P 600 index, shares in Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA) jumped on Wednesday and were up 10% at 2 p.m. EDT. 

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Media stories about Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vanda Pharmaceuticals earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 46.3857713397213 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA)’s share price traded up 9.2% during mid-day trading on Thursday following a better than expected earnings announcement. The company traded as high as $20.47 and last traded at $20.12. 2,452,372 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 134% from the average session volume of 1,049,783 shares. The stock had previously closed at $18.42.

Top Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Franklin Electric Co. Inc.(FELE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Equities researchers at DA Davidson started coverage on shares of Franklin Electric (NASDAQ:FELE) in a report issued on Monday, The Fly reports. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the industrial products company’s stock.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Franklin Electric Co Inc  (NASDAQ:FELE)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ET

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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Top 5 Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now

Despite all the talk about the nearly decade-long bull market and North America’s transformation into an energy powerhouse, energy stocks haven’t performed incredibly well over the past couple of years. For those looking for quality companies selling for relatively cheap prices, though, energy is a great place to look right now.

So we asked three of our Motley Fool contributors to each highlight a stock they see as a great buy now in the energy industry. Here’s why they picked TerraForm Power (NASDAQ:TERP), Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS-A) (NYSE:RDS-B), and Cheniere Energy Partners (NYSEMKT:CQP).

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Don’t just take my word for it

Matt DiLallo (TerraForm Power): In June, renewable energy giant Brookfield Renewable Partners made another big bet on the future of TerraForm Power by increasing its stake in the company from 16% to 30%. Brookfield boosted its interest in TerraForm to help provide it with the funding for the acquisition of a wind and solar company in Western Europe. That assistance aside, there was another driver of the deal, which is that Brookfield firmly believes the market had undervalued TerraForm and was happy to pick up more shares at a discount.

Top 5 Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: Pluristem Therapeutics Inc.(PSTI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Shares of Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:PSTI) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the seven research firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $4.13.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

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    Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. (PSTI) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com) Head-To-Head Analysis: Pluristem Therapeutics (PSTI) & Amgen (AMGN) (americanbankingnews.com) Pre-Eclampsia Treatment Market Outlook 2025, Global Opportunity & Growth Analysis, Key Players – Alnylam … (menafn.com) Flickering Three Stocks: Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE:GSS), Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:PSTI … (thestreetpoint.com) Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. (PSTI) moves -0.72% higher to SMA-50 (nasdaqplace.com)

    Pluristem Therapeutics stock traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $1.37. The stock had a trading volume of 3,754 shares, compared to its average volume of 201,217. The firm has a market cap of $150.78 million, a PE ratio of -4.28 and a beta of 0.32. Pluristem Therapeutics has a 52 week low of $1.12 and a 52 week high of $2.12.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Momenta Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: MNTA) and Pluristem Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PSTI) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:PSTI) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the six brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $4.00.

Top 5 Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: Franklin Electric Co. Inc.(FELE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Reuben Gregg Brewer]

    Industrial giant Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:FELE) isn’t exactly a household name, but it has managed to rack up some impressive dividend numbers. For example, it has increased its dividend each year for 26 consecutive years, and the annualized growth rate over the past decade is around 6%, roughly twice the historical rate of inflation growth. It’s payout ratio, meanwhile, is a super-safe 25% or so. Before you jump at the stock, though, you should step back and consider some additional information.   

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Citadel Advisors LLC cut its holdings in shares of Franklin Electric Co. (NASDAQ:FELE) by 3.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 82,121 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 3,340 shares during the quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC owned approximately 0.18% of Franklin Electric worth $3,704,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Franklin Electric (NASDAQ:FELE) was upgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Equities researchers at DA Davidson started coverage on shares of Franklin Electric (NASDAQ:FELE) in a report issued on Monday, The Fly reports. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the industrial products company’s stock.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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Top 5 Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: Midland States Bancorp, Inc. (MSBI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Midland States Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:MSBI) Director John M. Schultz sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.70, for a total transaction of $67,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    News headlines about Midland States Bancorp (NASDAQ:MSBI) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Midland States Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.8228508822808 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Top 5 Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: Norwood Financial Corp.(NWFL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Media headlines about Norwood Financial (NASDAQ:NWFL) have trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Norwood Financial earned a coverage optimism score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6420547965898 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Top 5 Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: Shoe Carnival, Inc.(SCVL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Genesco (NYSE: GCO) and Shoe Carnival (NASDAQ:SCVL) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

     

    Companies Reporting After The Bell
    Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $1.07 per share on revenue of $3.54 billion.
    Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.03 per share on revenue of $557.65 million.
    Gap, Inc. (NYSE: GPS) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.46 per share on revenue of $3.60 billion.
    Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $0.13 per share on revenue of $131.95 million.
    Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) is expected to post quarterly loss at $0.09 per share on revenue of $297.67 million.
    Shoe Carnival, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCVL) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.71 per share on revenue of $262.02 million.
    Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NYSE: DECK) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.19 per share on revenue of $375.41 million.
    Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. (NYSE: ZOES) is estimated to post quarterly loss at $0.01 per share on revenue of $105.30 million.
    DXC Technology Company (NYSE: DXC) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $2.23 per share on revenue of $6.12 billion.
    8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) is estimated to post quarterly loss at $0.05 per share on revenue of $76.93 million.
    Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) is projected to post quarterly loss at $0.45 per share on revenue of $424.46 million.
    ePlus inc. (NASDAQ: PLUS) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $1.01 per share on revenue of $1.60 billion.
    Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: LGF.A) is expected to post quarterly loss at $0.04 per share on revenue of $1.04 billion.
    Agilysys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGYS) is estimated to post quarterly loss at $0.08 per share on revenue of $32.58 million.
    Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX) is estimated to post quarterly loss at $0.19 per share on revenue of $278.98 million.
    Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE: VEEV) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.31 per share on revenue

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Press coverage about Shoe Carnival (NASDAQ:SCVL) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Shoe Carnival earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 47.3026047084141 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shoe Carnival, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCVL) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, June 18th, NASDAQ reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 9th will be paid a dividend of 0.08 per share on Friday, July 27th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 6th.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Northern Trust Corp grew its position in shares of Shoe Carnival, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCVL) by 0.5% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 727,285 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,319 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned approximately 4.42% of Shoe Carnival worth $17,309,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

  • [By Max Byerly]

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