If there’s a stock perfect for the “Bro Investor” who likes risk, action, and (potentially) a big pay-off, it’s DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG).
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DraftKings began as a fantasy sports game manager. It took advantage of the 2018 Supreme Court decision allowing the legalization of sports gambling to build an empire.
On August 12 that empire was worth $21 billion. The stock opened for trade at about $52.20 per share. Caesar’s Entertainment (NYSE:CZR), the largest physical casino operator, is worth $19.8 billion. Caesar’s had revenue of $2.5 billion in the June quarter, DraftKings about $300 million.
Top 5 Casino Stocks For 2022: Capitala Finance Corp.(CPTA)
Capitala Finance Corp., incorporated on February 21, 2013, is an externally managed non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. Both directly and through its subsidiaries that are licensed by the United States Small Business Administration (SBA), the Company offers financing to business owners, management teams and financial sponsors for change of ownership transactions, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, business expansion and other growth initiatives. The Company provides capital to lower and traditional middle-market companies in the United States, with a non-exclusive emphasis on the Southeast, Southwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.
The Company invests in mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, as well as senior and second-lien loans and, to a lesser extent, equity securities issued by lower middle-market and middle-market companies. The Company invests in various sectors, which include oil and gas services, consumer electronics, transportation, financial services, business services, medical device distributor, footwear retail, building products, printing services, farming, bakery supplies distributor, industrial equipment rental, automobile part manufacturer, energy services, healthcare, education services, restaurant chain, replacement window manufacturer, specialty defense contractor and industrial manufacturing. The Company is managed by Capitala Investment Advisors, LLC.
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Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA) – Equities researchers at Jefferies Financial Group dropped their Q1 2019 earnings per share estimates for Capitala Finance in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, March 5th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst K. Joseph now forecasts that the investment management company will earn $0.23 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.25. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Capitala Finance’s Q2 2019 earnings at $0.24 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.24 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.24 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $0.95 EPS, Q1 2020 earnings at $0.24 EPS, Q2 2020 earnings at $0.25 EPS, Q3 2020 earnings at $0.26 EPS, Q4 2020 earnings at $0.25 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $1.00 EPS.
Top 5 Casino Stocks For 2022: American Woodmark Corporation(AMWD)
American Woodmark Corporation (“American Woodmark” or the “Company”) manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. American Woodmark was incorporated in 1980 by the four principal managers of the Boise Cascade Cabinet Division through a leveraged buyout of that division. American Woodmark was operated privately until 1986 when it became a public company through a registered public offering of its common stock. American Woodmark currently offers framed stock cabinets in approximately 500 different cabinet lines, ranging in price from relatively inexpensive to medium-priced styles. Styles vary by design and color from natural wood finishes to low-pressure laminate surfaces. The product offering of stock cabinets includes 85 door designs in 21 colors. Advisors’ Opinion:
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Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) will likely generate a lot of buzz on Monday. Three days ago, company CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla would remain a publicly traded firm. The statement comes just weeks after Musk tweeted that he had secured investment to take the company private at $420 per share. That tweet spurred an investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a lawsuit by short sellers of Tesla stock. TSLA shares were off 3% this morning. All eyes today are on Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) stock. The drug giant is poised to release the results of its phase 3 study for its drug Tafamidis. The specialty drug targets a heart disease known as transthyretin cardiomyopathy. Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) hit a historic milestone on Aug. 2. The tech giant’s market capitalization topped $1 trillion, making it the first firm to ever hit that value. The company continues to churn profits as more firms tap into its product pipeline. AAPL stock predictionsare a dime a dozen, but the fact is that this stock remains a bargain because of its price/earnings ratio. We explain why AAPL stock is still a bargain. Look for earnings reports from HEICO Corp. (NYSE: HEI) and American Wordmark Corp.(Nasdaq: AMWD).
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Top 5 Casino Stocks For 2022: DAIMLER AG(DMLRY)
Daimler AG, together its subsidiaries, develops and manufactures passenger cars, trucks, vans, and buses in Germany and internationally. It operates through Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans, Daimler Trucks and Buses, and Daimler Mobility segments. The Mercedes-Benz Cars segment offers premium and luxury vehicles of the Mercedes-Benz brand, including the Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach, and Mercedes-EQ brands; small cars under the smart brand name; and ecosystem of Mercedes-Benz under the Mercedes me brand, as well as vans and related services under the Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner brands. Daimler Trucks and Buses segment offers its trucks and special vehicles under the Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Western Star, FUSO, and BharatBenz brands; and buses under the Mercedes-Benz, Setra, Thomas Built Buses, and FU brands, as well as bus chassis. The Daimler Mobility segment provides financing and leasing packages for end-customers and dealers; and automotive insurance brokerage, banking, investment, and fleet management services under the Athlon brand. It also sells vehicle related spare parts and accessories. Daimler AG was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany
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Top 5 Casino Stocks For 2022: HP Inc.(HPQ)
HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin client PCs, tablets, retail point-of-sale systems, calculators and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, scanning device, and software and services; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and software and web services. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
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When looking at the best international stocks, it's hard to not mention STMicroelectronics (STM, $42.33). STM is one of the largest chip manufacturers in Europe whose clients include Apple (AAPL), Tesla (TSLA), HP (HPQ), Samsung and Huawei.
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Two technology names that you have undoubtedly heard of are software behemoth Microsoft(NASDAQ:MSFT) and computer and printer specialistHP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ).Of the two, Microsoft is clearly the more successful company, commanding a market capitalization of $861 billion, dwarfing HP’s $30 billion.
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Shares of HP (NYSE:HPQ) recently plunged after thePC and printer maker posted a mixed first-quarter report. Its revenue rose 1% annually to $14.7 billion, missing estimates by $150 million and marking its slowest growth rate in 10 quarters. HP’s non-GAAP net income rose 1% to $0.8 billion, and its earnings per share, buoyed by buybacks, climbed 8% to $0.52 per share and matched analysts’ expectations.
Top 5 Casino Stocks For 2022: RELX N.V.(RENX)
RELX NV is a Netherlands-based company holding shares in RELX Group plc. RELX Group plc is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. RELX Group plc serves customers in more than 180 countries. The Company operates in four market segments. Scientific, Technical & Medical helps customers advance science and improve healthcare by providing information and analytical solutions that enable them to make critical decisions, enhance productivity and improve outcomes. Risk & Business Analytics provides solutions and decision tools that combine public and industry-specific content with advanced technology and analytics. Legal is a provider of information and analytics to professionals in legal, corporate, government and non-profit organizations. Exhibitions organizes over 500 exhibitions a year, attracting more than seven million attendees. Shareholders in RELX NV own a 47.1% economic interest in RELX Group plc.
Scientific, Technical & Medical
The Company’s Scientific, Technical & Medical segment provides information and tools to help customers in scientific and healthcare outcomes. The Company is a provider of scientific, technical and medical information serving scientists, health professionals and students across the world. It is engaged in publishing primary research, reference and education content. It provides a range of database and workflow solutions. The Company caters to scientists, academic institutions, educators, research leaders and administrators, medical researchers, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and students, as well as hospitals, research institutions, health insurers, managed healthcare organizations, research-intensive corporations and governments. It is engaged in the scientific, technical and medical reference market, providing authoritative and professional reference content. Its titles include various works, such as Gray’s Anatomy, Nelson’s Pediatrics and Netter’s Atlas of Human Anato! my. Its clinical reference platform, ClinicalKey, provides physicians with access to its third-party reference and evidence-based medical content in an integrated site. Its database and workflow products provide a range of tools and solutions for professionals in the science, technical, and medical fields, which caters to academic and corporate researchers, research administrators and healthcare professionals. For academic and corporate researchers, products include Scopus, Reaxys, and Knovel. It serves academic and government research administrators through its Elsevier Research Intelligence range of products. Its clinical solutions include ExitCare, which provides patient education and discharge information, and CPM Resource Center, which provides a data-driven framework to support nurses in undertaking procedures. Its journals include Cell and The Lancet families of titles. It operates in Amsterdam, Beijing, Boston, Chennai, Delhi, London, Madrid, Munich, New York, Oxford, Paris, Philadelphia, Rio de Janeiro, San Diego, Singapore and Tokyo.
Risk & Business Information
The Company’s Risk & Business Information segment provides data and analytics that enable customers to evaluate and manage risk. It develops market intelligence. It is organized around market-facing industry/sector groups, including insurance, business services, government, healthcare, data services, including banking, energy and chemicals, human resources and other brands. Insurance Solutions provides a combination of data and analytics to personal, commercial and life insurance carriers in the United States. Information solutions helps insurers assess risks and provide inputs to pricing and underwriting insurance policies. Its products include LexisNexis Data Prefill and LexisNexis Current Carrier. Its business services provides financial institutions with risk management, identity management, fraud detection, credit risk management and compliance solutions. These include Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Mon! ey Launde! ring products. It also provides risk and identity management solutions for corporate customers in retail, telecommunications and utilities sectors. Government Solutions provides data and analytics to the United States federal, state and local law enforcement and government agencies to help solve criminal and intelligence cases and to identify fraud, waste and abuse in government programs. Health Care Solutions provides identity, fraud, and clinical analytics solutions across stages of the healthcare workflow to enable decision making for payers and providers. It also provides risk-related information to the legal industry through LexisNexis Legal & Professional. This segment provides information and online data services to business professionals across the world, with data services, information and tools, as well as producing conferences, Websites and business magazines. Its brands include Farmers Weekly, Boerderij, Fiscaal Totaal, Estates Gazette, Elsevier and New Scientist. It has operations in Georgia, Florida, Illinois and Ohio in the United States, as well as London, Amsterdam and Shanghai.
The Company’s Legal segment is a provider of legal, regulatory and news and business information, and analysis to law firm, corporate, government and academic customers. In North America, electronic information solutions and workflow tools from research solutions help legal and business professionals make decisions in the practice of law and in managing their businesses. Its products for legal research are Lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Research solutions also include news and business information, ranging from daily news to company filings, as well as public records information and analytics. LexisNexis also partners with law schools to provide services to students as part of their training. LexisNexis Business & Litigation Software Solutions serves as software arm for the Company. Its business of law software provides law firms with practice management solutions, including time an! d billing! systems, case management, cost recovery and document management services. Its litigation software provides lawyers with a range of tools covering case preparation to processing and review to trial preparation. In the markets outside the United States, LexisNexis serves legal, corporate, government, accounting and academic markets in Europe, Canada, Africa and Asia Pacific with local and international legal, regulatory and business information. In the United Kingdom, LexisNexis is a legal information provider. In France, LexisNexis is an online provider of information to lawyers, notaries and courts. Its brands include LexisNexis, Lexis, Matthew Bender, LexisLibrary, LexisPSL, Shepard’s Citations Service, Lexis Advance, Lexis Practice Advisor and Law360. It has operations in the New York area, Ohio and North Carolina in the United States, Toronto in Canada, London and Paris in Europe, and in Africa and Asia Pacific.
The Company’s Exhibitions segment consists of Reed Exhibitions, which is an exhibitions business, with approximately 500 events in over 30 countries. Reed Exhibitions’ portfolio of exhibitions and conferences serves over 40 industry sectors across the world. Its exhibitions and conferences encompass a range of sectors, which include construction, cosmetics, electronics, energy and alternative energy, engineering, entertainment, gifts and jewelry, healthcare, hospitality, interior design, logistics, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, real estate, recreation, security and safety, transport and travel. Its brands include Mipim and World Travel Market.
The Company competes with Thomson Reuters, HIS, Wolters Kluwer, Platts, CCH (Wolters Kluwer), Bloomberg, Factiva (News Corporation), UBM, Informa IIR, Messe Frankfurt, Messe Dusseldorf and Messe Munich.
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Relx (NYSE:RENX) was upgraded by research analysts at Barclays to a “buy” rating in a report released on Monday.
RENX has been the subject of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Relx from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 16th. UBS Group cut shares of Relx from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 14th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $23.00.
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