CEO Buys Shares Ahead of Earnings: Franchise Group Inc Stock (NASDAQ: FRG)

Franchise Group Inc (NASDAQ: FRG) is set to announce the Q2 earnings on August 6 after the market close (AMC) and the CEO is buying shares leading into the announcement. The buying activity preceded the company’s selection of their number 1 draft pick for Chief Franchising Officer, Todd Evans, who was announced on Monday. The company acquires franchised and businesses looking to franchise in the retail sector. The company currently has four operating segments for Liberty Tax, Buddy’s, Sears Outlet ...
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Following Breakout, Options Traders Makes Support a Fixture: Cemex SAB de CV ADR Stock (NYSE: CX)

On July 27, 2020, Cemex broke out of a symmetrical triangle formation that began with the high on June 8. The price surged on high volume before consolidating over the past week. While the price hasn’t broken higher as its testing the resistance on June 8, the option activity appears to be anticipating the price will hold $3. The company broke out on June 8 following their earnings report, with earnings that came out in line with estimates. Since the announcement, ...
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Best Small Cap Stocks

5 Best Small Cap Stocks to Buy Now in 2020

Investors looking for the next “big thing” in investing are likely to find what they want by seeking out small cap stocks. Small caps are a somewhat flexible term, but any company with a market capitalization under $1 billion is definitely one.  In today’s world, with some companies having trillion-dollar-plus valuations, even $10 billion could be considered small, although after that, you start to get into the mid cap category. Some are growth stocks with a high earnings yield, others ...
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Founder Adds Shares as Price Looks for Support: Kinder Morgan Inc Stock (NYSE: KMI)

Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE: KMI) was founded in February 1997 by Richard Kinder and William Morgan. It began with the acquisition Enron Liquids Pipeline, a publicly traded limited partnership. The company today attracts dividend investors with its 7.75% yield and the deal just sweetened with the additional acquisition by Richard Kinder. In 2014, the company shook the master limited partnership (MLP) world when it brought all of their majority owned MLPs under one corporate structure. The company that had ...
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Options Market Suggesting the Stock has Lost Its Bubbles: National Beverage Corp Stock (NASDAQ: FIZZ)

National Beverage Corp (NASDAQ: FIZZ) produces sparkling water, juices, energy drinks and carbonated soft drinks. On Friday, the company closed 7.86% lower on significant volume. As the price was wilting, the bearish option activity was heating up. The move was a breakout from a bullish channel since April and coupled with the option activity is a signal for a much larger bearish move. While there was no significant news that caused the price to fall, the option activity was significant ...
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4 Stocks Impacted by COVID That Announce Earnings Next Week

I call these kinds of companies my COVID-19 list. It’s not that they’re infected, it’s just that they have been affected either positively or negatively by the closures that have happened across the world. The shift to online spending has certainly helped companies like Amazon, and the closing of malls and the concern about going out in public affected retailers like Macy’s negatively. As we look forward to this week, these companies may give us a handle on the direction ...
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Best Day Trading Stocks

5 Best Day Trading Stocks to Buy Right Now

The stock market has had an incredible ride this year, and with many workers now stuck and home and with sports events cancelled or delayed indefinitely, chances are the ride will stay wild.  That’s because this year’s events have resulted in a confluence of new investors.  Whether they’re simply folks finding more free time during working hours or someone finally willing to try out the stock market with a stimulus (or unemployment) check, there’s been an explosion in small retail investors this ...
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Best Oil Stocks

5 Best Oil Stocks to Buy Now in 2020

Oil. Black gold. Texas tea. However you refer to it, it’s still a product in hot demand, even in a world seeing lower and lower costs for alternative energy. While the oil sector can be cyclical, it’s also tied to the economy. So it’s no surprise that oil has had a tough year, with Brent crude prices going from $60 at the start of 2020 to negative $40 as traders needed to get out of futures contracts, to a pop back ...
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