Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy For 2023


Among stocks seeing big moves in after-hours trading Thursday, AbCellera Biologics  (ABCL)  gained after saying it won emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for a treatment of people who’ve been exposed to COVID. The company said its bamlanivimab drug can now be used in combination with another drug called etesevimab “to treat high-risk individuals 12 years of age and older who have not been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or are not expected to mount an adequate immune response to complete vaccination.”

The move “provides a way to protect the significant number of people who, because of their situational exposure risk or medical condition, remain vulnerable to COVID-19,” said Carl Hansen, CEO and president of AbCellera, in a statement.

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy For 2023: Prudential Public Limited Company(PUK)


Prudential plc provides retail financial products and services, and asset management services to individuals and businesses in Asia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. It offers savings, protection, investment, and unit-linked products; manages investments across a range of asset classes for internal, retail, and institutional clients; manages onshore mutual funds; and provides retirement planning, consumer and Islamic finance, and health solutions. The company also provides retirement savings and income solutions; variable annuities; fixed and fixed index annuities; term life, universal life, and variable universal life insurance; permanent individual life insurance; and institutional products, such as guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, and medium term note funding agreements. In addition, it offers pensions and annuities; investment plans; and car, health, home, travel, and protection insurance policies. Further, Prudential plc provides fund man agement services for individual and institutional clients. The company was founded in 1848 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Prudential Public Limited (NYSE:PUK) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Prudential (NYSE: PUK) and Reinsurance Group of America (NYSE:RGA) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

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    Zacks Investment Research Lowers Prudential (PUK) to Hold (americanbankingnews.com) Financial wellness program popularity rises among employers, up 63 percentage points in two years (markets.financialcontent.com) FY2018 EPS Estimates for Prudential (PUK) Reduced by Jefferies Group (americanbankingnews.com) Jefferies Group Weighs in on Prudential’s FY2020 Earnings (PUK) (americanbankingnews.com) ValuEngine Downgrades Prudential (PUK) to Hold (americanbankingnews.com)


    Shares of PUK stock traded down $0.02 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $51.56. 141,455 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 198,097. The firm has a market cap of $66.49 billion, a PE ratio of 13.79, a PEG ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 1.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a quick ratio of 0.03 and a current ratio of 0.03. Prudential has a 52-week low of $44.49 and a 52-week high of $55.36.

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy For 2023: Castor Maritime Inc.(CTRM)

Castor Maritime Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in ocean transportation of dry bulk cargoes worldwide. It provides seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargo, including iron ore, coal, grains, steel products, fertilizers, cement, bauxite, sugar, and scrap metals. The company operates three Panamax vessels with a carrying capacity of approximately 76,122 deadweight ton. Castor Maritime Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in Limassol, Cyprus.


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Rich Smith (TMFDitty)]

    Following in the wake of fellow dry bulk shipping stocks Diana Shipping (NYSE:DSX) last week and Safe Bulkers (NYSE:SB) Monday morning, Seanergy Maritime Holdings (NASDAQ:SHIP) and Castor Maritime (NASDAQ:CTRM) surged ahead to close the trading session up 12% and 13%.

  • [By Josh Enomoto]

    One of the biggest meme trades — or at least trades that have “meme-ish” qualities — Castor Maritime (NASDAQ:CTRM) lit up the charts earlier this year. Starting off at $1.86 on the first close of January, CTRM stock finished the Feb. 11 session at $17.30, a nearly 10X move in the space of a month-and-a-half.

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy For 2023: LG Display Co., Ltd.(LPL)


LG Display Co., Ltd. incorporated on February 28, 1985, manufactures thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD), organic light emitting diode (OLED) and other display panel technologies. The Company manufactures display panels in a range of sizes and specifications primarily for use in televisions, notebook computers, desktop monitors, tablet computers and various other applications, including mobile devices. The Company supplies ultra-high definition (UHD) television panels. The Company also manufactures display panels for industrial and other applications, including entertainment systems, automotive displays, portable navigation devices and medical diagnostic equipment.


The Company operates fabrication facilities, which include separately designated sets of fabrication production lines housed in certain facilities, located in its Display Clusters in Gumi and Paju, Korea and in Guangzhou China, and approximately four separately designated sets of fabrication production lines housed in certain facilities. It also operates module facilities located in China (Nanjing, Guangzhou and Yantai), Korea (Gumi and Paju) and Poland (Wroclaw). The Company’s television display panels range from 22 inches to 105 inches in size. The Company’s display panels for notebook computers range from 10.1 inches to 17.3 inches in size in a range of display formats. Its desktop monitor display panels range from 15.6 inches to 34 inches in size in a range of display resolutions and formats. Its tablet computer display panels range from 6 inches to 12.9 inches in size in a range of display formats.


The Company’s product portfolio also includes panels for mobile and other applications, which utilize an array of display panel sizes, including smartphones and other types of mobile phones and industrial and other applications, including entertainment systems, automotive displays, portable navigation devices and medical diagnostic equipment. The Company also offers panels for industrial products, such as medical diagnostic equipment. In addition, the Company offers panels for industrial controllers and desktop monitors.

The Company competes with Samsung Display, Innolux, AU Optronics, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, HannStar Display, Japan Display, Sharp, Panasonic LCD, BOE, China Star Optolectronics Technology and CEC Panda.


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Nicholas Rossolillo]

    Another reason for more research and development: If OLED continues to advance, more manufacturing partners are likely to jump on the bandwagon. The list is already extensive, covering phone makers like Samsung and the leading OLED TV display maker LG Display (NYSE:LPL), and new manufacturers like Sharp (NASDAQOTH:SHCAY) are making their foray into the OLED world as well, to name just a few.

  • [By Ashraf Eassa]

    If you’re looking to invest in an individual company to get exposure to the display panel industry, two names that might have appeared on your radar are Universal Display (NASDAQ:OLED) and LG Display (NYSE:LPL). Although both of these companies will get you that exposure, their business models are radically different.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    LG Display Co Ltd. (NYSE:LPL)’s share price rose 5.5% on Friday . The company traded as high as $7.99 and last traded at $7.91. Approximately 628,446 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 20% from the average daily volume of 788,202 shares. The stock had previously closed at $7.50.

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy For 2023: Harte-Hanks, Inc.(HHS)

Harte Hanks, Inc. (Harte Hanks), incorporated on October 1, 1970, is a multi-channel marketing company. The Company operates through two segments, which include Customer Interaction and Trillium Software. The Company’s Customer Interaction segment provides a range of integrated, multi-channel, data-driven solutions for a range of brands around the globe. The Trillium Software segment is engaged in providing enterprise data quality solutions.


Customer Interaction

The Company’s Customer Interaction segment offers a range of marketing services, in media from direct mail to e-mail, including agency and digital services; database marketing solutions and business-to-business lead generation; direct mail, and contact centers. Its agency services are customer engagement agencies specializing in direct and digital communications for both consumer and business-to-business markets. The Company’s digital solutions integrate online services within the marketing mix and include search engine management, display, digital analytics, Website development and design, digital strategy, social media, e-mail, e-commerce and interactive relationship management and a range of other services that support its core businesses.


The Company delivers a range of marketing database solutions across various industries. Its solutions are built around centralized marketing databases with the core offerings, including insight and analytics; customer data integration, and marketing communications tools. The Company is a direct marketing provider and also a mailing partner of the United States Postal Service (USPS). Its services include digital printing, print on demand, mail optimization, logistics and transportation optimization, tracking (including its prEtrak solution), commingling, shrink wrapping and specialized mailings. It also maintains fulfillment centers where it provides custom kitting services, print on demand, product recalls, and freight optimization allowing its customers to distribute literature and other marketing materials. It operates teleservice workstations around the globe providing contact center solutions, such as speech, voice and video chat, integrated voice response, analytics, social cloud monitoring and Web self-service. It provides both inbound and outbound contact center services and supports various languages with its global locations for both consumer and business-to-business markets.


Trillium Software

The Company offers business solutions to solve data problems experienced by financial services, banking, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and risk professionals. The Company’s range of technologies and services include global data profiling, data cleansing, enrichment and data linking for e-business, Big Data customer relationship management, data governance, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, data warehouse and other enterprise applications.

The Company competes with IBM, Oracle and SAP.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Noble Financial reissued their buy rating on shares of Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) in a report issued on Thursday.

    HHS has been the topic of a number of other research reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Harte Hanks from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, August 28th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Harte Hanks from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Tuesday, August 14th.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    ValuEngine upgraded shares of Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday.


    HHS has been the topic of a number of other reports. Noble Financial reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Harte Hanks in a research note on Monday, March 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Harte Hanks from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $12.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, May 15th.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

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    Harte-Hanks (HHS) Name Four New Independent Directors (streetinsider.com) Harte Hanks (HHS) Given $15.00 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com) Harte Hanks to Appoint Four New Independent Directors to the Board (feeds.benzinga.com) Harte Hanks (HHS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com) Harte Hanks (HHS) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue? (zacks.com)


    Shares of Harte Hanks traded up $0.65, reaching $10.96, during trading hours on Friday, according to Marketbeat.com. The stock had a trading volume of 46,930 shares, compared to its average volume of 18,474. Harte Hanks has a 12 month low of $7.30 and a 12 month high of $14.40. The stock has a market capitalization of $64.54 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -9.13 and a beta of 0.90.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Bioblast Pharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: ORPN) shares rose 29.6 percent to $3.22.
    Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX) surged 23.3 percent to $19.60 after the company reported commencement of modified Dutch auction cash tender for up to $16 million of common stock.
    Evolus, Inc. (NASDAQ: EOLS) shares rose 22.1 percent to $15.8003.
    Quotient Limited (NASDAQ: QTNT) gained 18.1 percent to $5.54 following commencement of EU blood grouping field trial.
    Shineco, Inc. (NASDAQ: TYHT) climbed 17.1 percent to $1.9899 following Q3 results. Shineco posted Q3 earnings of $0.21 per share on sales of $13.3 million.
    CPI Card Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PMTS) rose 17 percent to $3.0999.
    Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DDE) shares climbed 12 percent to $2.2613. The stock spiked more than 14 percent Thursday near the close as traders circulate word the Delaware lottery is planning to introduce full sports betting in June.
    Harte Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) shares gained 7.2 percent to $11.05 after the company late Thursday appointed four new independent directors to board.
    Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CRON) rose 6.4 percent to $6.17.
    VivoPower International PLC (NASDAQ: VVPR) shares gained 6.3 percent to $3.74.
    Global Self Storage, Inc. (NASDAQ: SELF) shares climbed 6 percent to $4.20.


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Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy For 2023: Alcon Inc.(ALC)

Alcon, Inc., an eye care company, researches, develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells eye care products for eye care professionals and their patients worldwide. The company's Surgical segment offers equipment, instrumentation and diagnostics, intraocular lenses (IOLs), and other implantables; and consumables, including viscoelastics, surgical solutions, incisional instruments, surgical custom packs, and other products for use in surgical procedures. Its cataract products include centurion vision system, LenSx femtosecond laser, LuxOR surgical ophthalmic microscope, NGENUITY 3D visualization system, and ORA system for intra-operative measurements; custom pak surgical procedure packs; vitreoretinal products comprising constellation vision systems, procedure packs, lasers and hand-held microsurgical instruments, and grieshaber and MIVS instruments, as well as scissors, forceps and micro-instruments, medical grade vitreous tamponades, and Hypervit vitrectomy probes; refractive surgery products, including WaveLight lasers and Contoura Vision used for LASIK treatment; and EX-PRESS glaucoma filtration device; and implantables products, including AcrySof IQ IOLs products include monofocal IOLs and advanced technology IOLs under PanOptix and ReSTOR brands for the correction of presbyopia and astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery. Its Vision Care segment provides daily disposable, reusable, and color-enhancing contact lenses; ocular health products, including devices and over-the-counter products for dry eye, over-the-counter products for contact lens care, and ocular allergies; and ocular vitamins and redness relievers under the TOTAL, PRECISION, DAILIES AquaComfort PLUS, Air Optix, Opti-Free, Clear Care, Tears Naturale, Genteal, ICAPS, and Vitalux brands. The company was formerly known as Alcon Universal S.A. and changed the name to Alcon, Inc. in December 2001. Alcon, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By ]

    Shares of Alcon  (ALC) – Get Report jumped after the eye-care specialist reported estimate-beating second-quarter results and full-year guidance. 

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Assisted Living Concepts, Inc (ALC), together with its subsidiaries, operates senior living residences in the United States. As of December 31, 2011, the Company operated 211 senior residences in 20 states in the United States totaling 9,325 units and offered residents a supportive, home-like setting and assistance with the activities of daily living.

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