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Hot Safest Stocks To Buy For 2021

Wilmington, DE, based Investment company Reliance Trust Co of Delaware buys Nuveen Real Asset Income and Growth Fund, McCormick Inc, Advanced Accelerator Applications SA, iShares Intermediate Credit Bond ETF, AutoZone Inc, T. Rowe Price Group Inc, Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile SA, Bank of America Corporation, iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF, Old Dominion Freight Lines Inc, sells E.I. du Pont de Nemours, SPDR S&P 500, iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, Xilinx Inc during the 3-months ended 2017-09-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Reliance Trust Co of Delaware. As of 2017-09-30, Reliance Trust Co of Delaware owns 355 stocks with a total value of $657 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.

New Purchases: JRI, MKC, AAAP, CIU, TROW, SQM, AZO, PFF, BWA, VOYA, Added Positions: BAC, ABBV, PXD, DLB, PAYX, CMG, KR, SPLK, BBT, ASML, Reduced Positions: VTI, SPY, GE, VEA, AGG, BABA, AMAT, HP, IWF, KO, Sold Out: DD, XLNX, TSM, CPN, TEVA, CCL, AXS, RAI, WAB,

For the details of Reliance Trust Co of Delaware’s stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Reliance+Trust+Co+of+Delaware

Hot Safest Stocks To Buy For 2021: LivePerson Inc.(LPSN)

LivePerson, Inc. provides online engagement solutions that facilitate real-time assistance and expert advice in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. The company facilitates real-time online interactions, such as chat, voice/click-to-call, email, and self-service/knowledgebase for corporations of various sizes; and connects businesses and independent service providers with individual consumers seeking help on its hosted software platform. Its products and services comprise LP Chat that creates real-time connections for businesses to connect with consumers through Websites, social media, and mobile devices; LP Voice, which provides customers a connection between a Website and the voice channel to engage prospects and consumers online; and LivePerson Expert Platform, a marketplace platform that allows users to chat live with independent experts in various categories. The company?s products and services also include LP Marketer that o ffers a real-time data-driven targeting solution that delivers personalized digital user experiences; and LP Insights, which provide customers with a text analytics tool that enables them to data mine for ?Voice of the Customer? and ?Voice of the Agent? content. In addition, it offers provides professional services and value-added business consulting services. The company sells its products through direct and indirect sales channels to small and mid-sized businesses, Internet businesses, online merchants, universities, libraries, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations, as well as to financial, retail, telecommunications, technology, and travel/hospitality industries. LivePerson, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Matthew Frankel, CFP]

    In the latest installment of our Between Two Fools interview series, Industry Focus: Financials host Jason Moser sits down with LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) CEO Rob LoCascio.

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    Sitting right in the middle of this esteemed group, LivePerson (Nasdaq: LPSN), a technology company transforming the way customers communicate with brands (and vice versa), is trading not only near its 52-week high but also near its all-time highs. And since I added the stock to our Game-Changing Stocks portfolio on December 21, and we’re already up more than 60%.

Hot Safest Stocks To Buy For 2021: Mosaic Company (MOS)

The Mosaic Company is the world’s leading producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. We are the largest integrated phosphate producer in the world and one of the largest producers and marketers of phosphate-based animal feed ingredients in the United States. We are one of the four largest potash producers in the world. Through our broad product offering, we are a single source supplier of phosphate- and potash-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients. We serve customers in approximately 40 countries. We mine phosphate rock in Florida and process rock into finished phosphate products at facilities in Florida and Louisiana. We mine potash in Saskatchewan and New Mexico.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on MOS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Mosaic from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 7th. TheStreet raised Mosaic from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, November 19th. ValuEngine upgraded Mosaic from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 2nd. Cowen increased their price target on Mosaic from $38.00 to $43.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 15th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $30.00 price target on shares of Mosaic in a research note on Monday, February 4th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $37.14.

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    About Mosaic

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    The Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)Q42018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 26, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ET

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Hot Safest Stocks To Buy For 2021: Becton, Dickinson and Company(BDX)

Becton, Dickinson and Company develops, manufactures, and sells medical devices, instrument systems, and reagents worldwide. The companys BD Medical segment offers syringes and pen needles for diabetes; needles, syringes, and intravenous catheters for medication delivery; prefilled IV flush syringes; regional anesthesia needles and trays; sharps disposal containers; closed-system transfer devices; skin antiseptic products; surgical and laproscopic instrumentations; generic prefilled injectables; intravenous medication safety and infusion therapy delivery, and automated medication dispensing and supply management systems; prefillable drug delivery systems; respiratory ventilation, and diagnostics equipment and consumables; and consumables for patient monitoring and anesthesia delivery. Its Life Sciences segment provides integrated systems for specimen collection; safety-engineered blood collection, automated blood culturing and tuberculosis culturing, and microorganism identification and drug susceptibility systems; molecular testing systems for infectious diseases and womens health; liquid-based cytology systems for cervical cancer screening; rapid diagnostic assays; microbiology laboratory automation, and plated media products; fluorescence-activated cell sorters and analyzers; monoclonal antibodies and kits for performing cell analysis; reagent systems for life science research; molecular indexing and next-generation sequencing sample preparation for genomics research; clinical oncology, immunological, and transplantation diagnostic/monitoring reagents and analyzers; and cell culture media supplements for biopharmaceutical manufacturing. The company markets its products through independent distribution channels and sales representatives to healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, pharmaceutical industry, and general public. Becton, Dickinson and Company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    In other Becton Dickinson and news, CEO Vincent A. Forlenza sold 11,340 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $250.40, for a total value of $2,839,536.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 227,250 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $56,903,400. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, EVP Ribo Alberto Mas sold 4,808 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $255.03, for a total value of $1,226,184.24. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 22,476 shares in the company, valued at $5,732,054.28. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 19,271 shares of company stock worth $4,862,179 over the last ninety days. 0.12% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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    Becton Dickinson and Company Profile

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors decreased its stake in shares of Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) by 1.5% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 16,750 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after selling 250 shares during the quarter. Becton Dickinson and comprises about 2.6% of Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors’ portfolio, making the stock its 13th biggest holding. Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors’ holdings in Becton Dickinson and were worth $3,774,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Hot Safest Stocks To Buy For 2021: Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund, Inc.(HIO)

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks high current income. Capital appreciation is a secondary objective. It invests over 80% of its net assets in high-yield securities and approximately 20% in common stock equivalents, including options, warrants and rights. It provides a non-leveraged high-yield portfolio of corporate debt securities. Its investment portfolio includes high yield corporate bonds, investment grade corporate bonds, government, bank loans, emerging market debt, mortgage-backed securities, and cash and other securities. It invests in various industries, including communications, consumer cyclical, consumer non-cyclical, energy, capital goods, banking and finance. Western Asset Management Company and Western Asset Management Company Limited are the sub-advisors of the Fund. Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC is the investment manager of the Fund. Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Media headlines about Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) have trended positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd earned a news impact score of 0.36 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.8812467861134 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Headlines about Western Asset High Income (NYSE:HIO) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Western Asset High Income earned a coverage optimism score of 0.49 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the closed-end fund an impact score of 47.4682522681889 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Hot Safest Stocks To Buy For 2021: Tronox Limited(TROX)

Tronox Limited produces and markets titanium bearing mineral sands and titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment in North America, Europe, South Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region. It primarily operates in two segments, TiO2 and Alkali. The TiO2 segment engages in the exploration, mining, and beneficiation of mineral sands deposits. This segment produces titanium feedstock, including chloride slag, ilmenite, leucoxene, titanium slag, slag fines, synthetic rutile, and leucoxene, as well as pig iron and zircon; and produces and markets TiO2 under the TRONOX brand name, which is used in the manufacture of paint and other coatings, and plastics and paper, as well as in various other applications comprising inks, fibers, rubber, food, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. It also manufactures and markets electrolytic manganese dioxide primarily for battery materials; and specialty boron products for semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, high-performance fibers, specialty ceramics, and epoxies, as well as igniter formulations. The Alkali segment produces natural soda ash for various industries comprising flat glass, container glass, detergent and chemical manufacturing. This segment is involved in dry mining of trona ore underground at Westvaco facility; secondary recovery of trona from previously dry mined areas underground at Westvaco and Granger facilities; refining of raw trona ore into soda ash and specialty sodium alkali products; and marketing, sale, and distribution of alkali products. Tronox Limited was founded in 2005 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Maxx Chatsko]

    Shares of Tronox (NYSE:TROX) jumped over 20% today after the company announced it had filed a joint motion with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to delay the appeal schedule regarding the review of its proposed acquisition of Cristal. The move suggests the titanium dioxide manufacturer and the FTC are making progress toward a compromise over the acquisition of the Saudi-based chemicals producer, which has been under intense regulatory scrutiny for two years.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shares of Tronox Ltd (OTCMKTS:TROX) traded down 8.6% on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $10.95 and last traded at $11.09. 1,237,777 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 7% from the average session volume of 1,334,449 shares. The stock had previously closed at $12.14.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Tronox (OTCMKTS:TROX) had its target price lowered by equities research analysts at BMO Capital Markets to $13.00 in a report released on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the basic materials company’s stock. BMO Capital Markets’ target price indicates a potential upside of 0.93% from the company’s previous close.

Hot Safest Stocks To Buy For 2021: Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc.(SMBC)

Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (“Company”), which changed its state of incorporation to Missouri on April 1, 1999, was originally incorporated in Delaware on December 30, 1993 for the purpose of becoming the holding company for Southern Missouri Savings Bank upon completion of Southern Missouri Savings Bank’s conversion from a state chartered mutual savings and loan association to a state chartered stock savings bank. As part of the conversion in April 1994, the Company sold 1,803,201 shares of its common stock to the public. The Company’s Common Stock is quoted on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “SMBC”. Southern Missouri Savings Bank was originally chartered as a mutual Missouri savings and loan association in 1887. On June 20, 1995, it converted to a federally chartered stock savings bank and took the name Southern Missouri Savings Bank, FSB.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE: BHLB) and Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ: SMBC) and Heritage Financial (NASDAQ:HFWA) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Keefe, Bruyette & Woods initiated coverage on shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage issued a market perform rating on the savings and loans company’s stock.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ: SMBC) and First Connecticut Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNK) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.

Top Stocks To Buy For 2019

Wall Street brokerages expect Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR) to post earnings of $0.62 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have made estimates for Inter Parfums’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.59 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.65. Inter Parfums reported earnings of $0.55 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 12.7%. The firm is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Wednesday, November 14th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Inter Parfums will report full year earnings of $1.60 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.59 to $1.60. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $1.88 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.85 to $1.90. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that cover Inter Parfums.

Top Stocks To Buy For 2019: Southern Company (SO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) took a beating on Wednesday, and the gap down of 2% more to $46.09 on Thursday’s opening bell had seen shares recover to a loss of just 0.4% at $46.72 shortly before noon. Barclays downgraded the shares to Equal Weight from Overweight and cut its target price to $48 from $51. Guggenheim lowered its rating to Neutral from Buy and lowered its price target from $50 to $47. Credit Suisse downgraded it to Underperform from Neutral with a $43 price target. Other target cuts were seen as follows:

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    The Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) traded down about 1.7% Friday and posted a new 52-week low of $44.46 after closing Thursday at $45.25. The 52-week high is $53.51. Volume was over 6 million, about 20% above the daily average of around 4.8 million shares. The company was dropped from Neutral to Sell at Goldman Sachs on Thursday.

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    And while it’s imperative that you don’t risk money you’re going to count on in the next several years in investments that can quickly lose a lot of value and be very slow to — if ever — recover, high-quality dividend stocks can still serve an important part in providing the best mix of income for today and long-term capital appreciation for down the road. To help you find the best dividend stocks for your retirement, three Motley Fool investors did some research and came back with Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), Southern Co. (NYSE:SO), and Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE:KMI).

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Southern Co (NYSE:SO) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders bought 32,959 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,587% compared to the typical volume of 1,954 call options.

  • [By Reuben Gregg Brewer]

    Four Chinese nuclear reactors are getting set to go on line, and the process so far has gone relatively smoothly. That’s not just good news for giant U.S. utility The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) — it’s incredible news. Here’s what you need to know to understand why Southern Company is paying very close attention to developments in China these days.   

Top Stocks To Buy For 2019: Pacific Mercantile Bancorp(PMBC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Media stories about Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pacific Mercantile Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 47.2552381134184 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) and Hope Bancorp (NASDAQ:HOPE) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

    Pzena Investment Management (NYSE:PZN) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    PNC Financial Services (NYSE: PNC) and Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Top Stocks To Buy For 2019: Cross Timbers Royalty Trust(CRT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    News stories about Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (NYSE:CRT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cross Timbers Royalty Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47.0297657024049 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (NYSE:CRT) announced a dividend on Tuesday, August 21st, NASDAQ reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.108 per share by the oil and gas company on Monday, September 17th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 30th.

Top Stocks To Buy For 2019: Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc.(SMBC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ: SMBC) and Heritage Financial (NASDAQ:HFWA) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Keefe, Bruyette & Woods initiated coverage on shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage issued a market perform rating on the savings and loans company’s stock.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE: BHLB) and Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Top Stocks To Buy For 2019: Costamare Inc.(CMRE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Rich Smith]

    Shares of three big oceangoing container-shipping companies — Triton International (NYSE:TRTN), Seaspan (NYSE:SSW), and Costamare (NYSE:CMRE) — suffered huge losses in early trading Friday after Wells Fargo announced it was downgrading “the entire container complex,” as StreetInsider.com put it.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    COSTAMARE Inc/SH (NYSE:CMRE) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $7.75.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on COSTAMARE Inc/SH (CMRE)

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    COSTAMARE Inc/SH (NYSE:CMRE) shares hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday following a dividend announcement from the company. The stock traded as high as $8.15 and last traded at $8.10, with a volume of 15988 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $7.98.