Top 5 Medical Stocks To Watch Right Now

Life Storage (NYSE: LSI) is one of 233 public companies in the “Real estate investment trusts” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Life Storage to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

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95.4% of Life Storage shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.3% of shares of all “Real estate investment trusts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Life Storage shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.0% of shares of all “Real estate investment trusts” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Watch Right Now: Blueknight Energy Partners L.P., L.L.C.(BKEP)

We are a publicly traded master limited partnership with operations in twenty-three states. We provide integrated terminalling, storage, processing, gathering and transportation services for companies engaged in the production, distribution and marketing of crude oil and asphalt products. We manage our operations through four operating segments: (1) crude oil terminalling and storage services, (2) crude oil pipeline services, (3) crude oil trucking and producer field services, and (4) asphalt services.
Our Operations
We were formed as a Delaware limited partnership in 2007 to own, operate and develop a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. Our operating assets are owned by, and our operations are conducted through, our subsidiaries. Our General Partner has sole responsibility for conducting our business and for managing our operations. Our General Partner is jointly owned by Blueknight Energy Holding, Inc.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Phillips 66 Partners (NYSE:PSXP) and Blueknight Energy Partners (NASDAQ:BKEP) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Blueknight Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:BKEP) hit a new 52-week low on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $2.30 and last traded at $2.37, with a volume of 12716 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $2.35.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Shares of Blueknight Energy Partners LP Common Stock (NASDAQ:BKEP) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $4.00.

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Watch Right Now: Ceres, Inc.(CERE)

Ceres, Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company, develops and markets seeds and traits to produce crops for feed, forages, sugar, and other markets in North America. It uses a combination of advanced plant breeding, biotechnology, and bioinformatics to develop seed products and biotechnology traits to address various limitations and challenges facing agriculture. The company offers forage sorghum seeds used for growing feed for livestock, such as dairy and beef cattle. It also provides biotechnology traits, which enhance biomass yields; and offer yield stability and resilience to drought and other stress conditions for sugar cane and other crops. In addition, the company develops Persephone bioinformatics software that enables storage and access to large and complex datasets, as well as optimized data visualizations to view genetic data from public sources and proprietary databases. It markets its seed products under the Blade brand. Ceres, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Headlines about Ceres (NASDAQ:CERE) have trended positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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. Ceres earned a media sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the biotechnology company an impact score of 46.0766736242911 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Press coverage about Ceres (NASDAQ:CERE) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Ceres earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the biotechnology company an impact score of 45.5383225655886 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Watch Right Now: Rudolph Technologies Inc.(RTEC)

Rudolph Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells process control defect inspection, metrology, and process control software systems to microelectronics device manufacturers. The company provides yield management solutions for use in wafer processing and final manufacturing through a range of standalone systems for macro-defect inspection, test systems, and transparent and opaque thin film measurements. It also offers a range of process control software solutions for semiconductor, solar, and LED manufacturing. It provides products for various applications in the areas of macro-defect detection and classification, diffusion, etch, lithography, CVD, PVD, and CMP. The company sells its products and solutions to logic, memory, data storage, and application-specific integrated circuit device manufacturers. It sells its products in the United States, Taiwan, China, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, and Europe. The company was founded in 1940 and is based in Fla nders, New Jersey.

Advisors’ Opinion:

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Top 5 Medical Stocks To Watch Right Now: HD Supply Holdings, Inc.(HDS)

HD Supply Holdings, Inc. operates as an industrial distributor in North America. The companys Facilities Maintenance segment offers electrical and lighting items, plumbing, appliances, janitorial supplies, hardware, kitchen and bath cabinets, window coverings, textiles and guest amenities, healthcare maintenance, and water and wastewater treatment products, as well as heating, ventilating, and air conditioning products. Its Waterworks segment provides pipes, fittings, valves, hydrants, and meters for use in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water and waste-water systems, as well as fire-protection systems; and smart meters, fusible piping solutions, and engineered treatment plant products and services. The companys Power Solutions segment distributes electrical transmission and distribution products, and power plant maintenance, repair, and operations supplies and smart-grid products; and arranges materials management and procurement outsourcing for the power generation and distribution industries. Its Construction & IndustrialWhite Cap segment offers tilt-up brace systems, forming and shoring systems, concrete chemicals, hand and power tools, rebar, ladders, safety and fall arrest equipment, screws and fasteners, sealants and adhesives, drainage pipes, geo-synthetics, erosion and sediment control equipment, and other engineered materials. The company also provides floorings, cabinets, countertops, and window coverings, as well as design center services; and light remodeling and construction supplies, kitchen and bath cabinets, windows, plumbing materials, electrical equipment, and other products. It serves contractors, maintenance professionals, home builders, industrial businesses, and government entities. The company was formerly known as HDS Investment Holding, Inc. and changed its name to HD Supply Holdings, Inc. in April 2013. HD Supply Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Rhumbline Advisers cut its stake in HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) by 7.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 181,854 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 14,628 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers owned about 0.10% of HD Supply worth $7,800,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Andra AP fonden purchased a new position in shares of HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm purchased 308,500 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $13,232,000. HD Supply makes up 0.4% of Andra AP fonden’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 2nd largest position.

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Watch Right Now: Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II(HCACU)

We are a blank check company incorporated in April 2015 as a Delaware corporation formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses.

Objective and Business Opportunity

While we may pursue an acquisition opportunity in any business, industry, sector or geographical location, we are focused on industries that complement our management team’s background and capitalize on the ability of our management team to identify and acquire a business, focusing on the industrial manufacturing, distribution or services sector in the United States (which may include a business based in the United States which has operations or opportunities outside of the United States). We are seeking to acquire one or more businesses with an aggregate enterprise value of approximately $500 million to $1 billion.   Advisors’ Opinion:

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