The dark web. Hackers. Your identity for sale. Fraudulent credit card accounts. Unfortunately, last weeks news of the mammoth data breach of the consumer credit reporting giant Equifax and the reported millions of individuals social security numbers and personal data at risk is just the latest example of the ongoing dangers associated with todays digital age.
Worried yet? Ok, clearly, me too. Its obvious were all going to need to take charge of protecting ourselves as the Equifax news provides the latest reminder that we shouldnt assume financial privacy and security. The scope of this data breach should serve as a catalyst for embracing a regular method for guarding against financial fraud or identity theft into the future.
Top 5 Stocks To Watch For 2018: Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.(MMP)
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In the Lightning Round, Cramer was bullish on Treehouse Foods (THS) , TG Therapeutics (TGTX) , Kinder Morgan (KMI) , Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP) , Chesapeake Energy (CHK) and Arconic (ARNC) .
- [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) rose 19 percent to $7.20 in pre-market trading. Subsea 7 S.A. confirmed a $7.00 per share proposal to acquire McDermott.
Clarus Corporation (NASDAQ: CLAR) rose 18.5 percent to $8.00 in pre-market trading.
Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB) rose 9.3 percent to $34.09 in pre-market trading after falling 2.41 percent on Friday.
Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE: LCI) rose 8.4 percent to $18 in pre-market trading. Lannett named Maureen M. Cavanaugh as senior vice president and chief commercial operations officer.
Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE: NAP) rose 7.1 percent to $4.55 in pre-market trading after gaining 11.26 percent on Friday.
Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ: CORT) rose 6.9 percent to $18.80 in pre-market trading after falling 3.19 percent on Friday.
Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ: HMNY) rose 5.7 percent to $2.40 in pre-market trading after falling 10.98 percent on Friday.
Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) shares rose 5.6 percent to $69.20 in pre-market trading. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) announced plans to acquire Vectren for $72 per share in cash
Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) shares rose 5.2 percent to $4.50 in pre-market trading.
Atossa Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ: ATOS) rose 5.1 percent to $3.70 in pre-market trading after declining 19.35 percent on Friday.
Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO) shares rose 5 percent to $20 in pre-market trading.
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) shares rose 5 percent to $68.41 in pre-market trading.
Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) shares rose 4.9 percent to $19.78 in the pre-market trading session.
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- [By Matthew DiLallo]
For perspective, two of the highest rated MLPs by credit rating agencies are Magellan Midstream Partners (NYSE:MMP) and Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE:EPD). Recently, their leverage ratios were 3.5 times and 4.4 times, respectively. While both Magellan Midstream and Enterprise Products have seen their leverage ratios creep higher in recent quarters due to the oil market downturn and growth spending, neither is a concern.
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Top 5 Stocks To Watch For 2018: Just Hold Your Nose and Dive Into Under Armour Inc (UAA)
- [By Brian Withers]
High-performance athletic clothing brand Under Armour (NYSE:UA) (NYSE:UAA) reported slightly better earnings than expected for the first quarter. As covered in my earnings preview article, investors were interested in the results from its large North American and wholesale segments. Management discussed these topics along with providing insight into the new relationship with Kohl’s. Missing was insight into retail traffic, specific results on what’s happening in North America, and results from company’s e-commerce efforts. All the while, Under Armour’s largest competitor, Nike, and its biggest partner, Dick’s Sporting Goods, are openly discussing e-commerce trends and results.
- [By Leo Sun]
Under Armour (NYSE:UA) (NYSE:UAA), Fitbit (NYSE:FIT), and GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) were all terrible stocks to own over the past year. Under Armour and Fitbit were both cut in half, and GoPro plummeted nearly 40%.
- [By Jon C. Ogg]
Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UAA) was raised to Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank. The shares were indicated up 1.3% at $16.30 on Monday, but the consensus target price was still down at about $14.30 ahead of this call.
Top 5 Stocks To Watch For 2018: AMERISAFE, Inc.(AMSF)
- [By Max Byerly]
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Top 5 Stocks To Watch For 2018: Graham Corporation(GHM)
- [By Monica Gerson]
Graham Corporation (NYSE: GHM) is expected to report its quarterly earnings at $0.12 per share on revenue of $23.54 million.
Heico Corp (NYSE: HEI) is estimated to post its quarterly earnings at $0.54 per share.
Top 5 Stocks To Watch For 2018: Northern Trust Corporation(NTRS)
- [By Logan Wallace]
Northern Trust (NASDAQ:NTRS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada in a research report issued on Wednesday.