Here are Five Companies that Goldman is calling the ‘Future 5’

Do you remember the Nifty Fifty? These were the original “Blue Chip” buy and hold stocks in the 1960’s and 1970’s. That strategy worked until the late 1970’s and 1980’s. The FAANGs or FAAMGs are the new Nifty Fifty at least in terms of the breadth of ownership. The question is when will these names be replaced by a new generation of growth companies and who will they be. Goldman Sachs attempted to provide that answer with their own ...
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Insiders Buying Public Storage for First Time in Three Years

In the current market climate where people are moving a lot, it makes sense that a storage company may see some opportunity. Public Storage (NYSE: PSA) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that does just that and they currently pay a 3.56% dividend yield. Just as this market is potentially heating up, insiders have started buying shares. These are the first insider buy transactions since August of 2017. Maybe this is a good time to revisit PSA as ...
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4 Pet Stocks to Own Even if You Don’t Have a Pet

One of the trends of the pandemic is the increase in pet ownership. Of course, when you get a pet you need to care for them. That means food, medical care, and various miscellaneous supplies. In this story, clothing is optional. The shift to online ordering and increased pet ownership has created opportunity for investors. Here are four companies that have had recent pullbacks that are setup to buy the dip. Pet Stock #1: Chewy Inc (NYSE: CHWY) Chewy is a ...
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Micron Still Receiving Steady Stream of Unusual Option Activity

Yesterday, I posted on eight stocks that are considered “Rubber Band Trades.” Micron Technology, Inc (NASDAQ: MU) was one of these stocks in late August. Since that time, the company has received a series of bullish unusual option trades. That trend has continued this week and another large trade materialized on Wednesday that is dovetailing with Goldman Sachs upgrade on Monday. Goldman Sachs analyst Toshiya Hari upgraded the stock to buy from neutral with a $58 price target ...
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Fiat Chrysler Surged on Revised Peugeot Deal as Large Option Trade Materializes

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE: FCAU) announced a revision to the merger agreement with Peugeot SA. The agreement was a necessity for the company following the liquidity impact of COVID-19 policies. The company’s desire was to preserve the economic value and balance of the original agreement. Investors appeared to like the deal as the price of FCAU shot up over 7% on Tuesday. However, just before the close there was a large option trade that happened in one print ...
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8 Rubber Band Stocks Ready to Snap

A rubber band stock is a company that has sold off quickly and is ready to snap back. This setup can be explosive because of extreme oversold nature of the price. This setup can be particularly explosive with companies that are trading at a good value and has a stable outlook. Here are eight overstretched value companies poised for a strong rally in the coming weeks. There are several different approaches to apply the concept of a “Rubber Band Trade.” For ...
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High Yielding Office REIT Sees Increased Buying Interest from Insiders

Franklin Street Properties Corp (NYSEAMERICAN: FSP) is a Wakefield, Massachusetts-based REIT that is focused on infill and central business district (CBD) office properties. The company pays current annual dividend yield of 8.51% and is trading near its 2020 low. As the price is testing the lows, the company has seen the highest amount of insider buying than at any time in the previous four years. In the company’s most recent earnings report they missed analyst estimates for funds from ...
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3 Semiconductor Companies that Option Traders are Buying on the Dip

It has been a rough couple of weeks for technology investors as volatility surged to levels not seen since late February. As the price for the Nasdaq 100 chops around near 11,000, some technology names began to see option activity pick up as merger news began to surface. The following three semiconductor companies saw significant option activity on Monday and saw their price moving higher on Monday’s session. The Technology sector was the second worst performing S&P 500 sector last week ...
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