Top 5 Stocks For 2023


By Kosaku Narioka

Recruit Holdings Co. shares rose sharply Tuesday morning after the owner of Indeed and Glassdoor job sites said it would buy back up to 150.0 billion yen ($1.01 billion) of its own shares to boost shareholder returns.

The shares were recently 4.2% higher at Y4,436 after rising as much as 5.8% earlier.

Recruit said Monday after market close that it would repurchase up to 2.5% of its outstanding shares from Oct. 18, 2022 to March 14, 2023 and that it aimed to improve capital efficiency and shareholder returns at a time when concerns have grown about the macroeconomic environment amid an unstable stock market.

The company said cash on hand would likely remain sufficient following the buyback.

The shares had lost 39% in the year to date through Monday following a 61% rise in 2021.

Top 5 Stocks For 2023: comScore Inc.(SCOR)


comScore, Inc. provides a range of digital analytics solutions primarily in the United States, Europe, and Canada. The company offers its customers with information regarding usage of their online properties and those of their competitors, coupled with information on consumer demographic characteristics, attitudes, lifestyles, and offline behavior solutions through its digital media measurement platforms. Its digital media measurement platforms consist of proprietary databases and a computational infrastructure that measures, analyzes, and reports on digital activity. The company also provides audience analytics tools that measure the size, behavior, and characteristics of Internet users on PCs, mobile devices, and tablets, as well as insight into online advertising; and advertising analytics products, such as AdEffx, Media Planner 2.0, and Campaign Essentials, which provide solutions for developing, executing, and evaluating online advertising campaigns, as well as valida ted campaign essentials that provide intelligence regarding validated impressions. In addition, it offers Web analytics products and solutions, as well as Web analytics platform that integrates data from multiple sources, including Web, mobile, video, and social media interactions; and mobile and network analytics products, such as comprehensive market intelligence and network solutions to mobile carriers with information on network optimization and capacity planning, customer experience, and market intelligence. The company serves Internet service providers, investment banks, media and digital agencies, consumer banks, wireless carriers, pharmaceutical makers, credit card issuers, and consumer packaged goods companies. comScore, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.


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    comScore, Inc.  (NASDAQOTH:SCOR)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 28, 2019, 5:00 p.m. ET

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  • [By Lee Jackson]

    ComScore Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) was started with a buy rating at Loop Capital with a $32 price target. That compares with the Wall Street consensus target of $22. The stock closed trading on Monday at $23.57.

Top 5 Stocks For 2023: County Bancorp, Inc.(ICBK)


County Bancorp, Inc. (“we,” “us,” “our” or the “Company”) is a Wisconsin corporation founded in May 1996 and is registered as a bank holding company under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (the “BHCA”). Our primary activities consist of holding the stock of our wholly-owned subsidiary bank, Investors Community Bank (the “Bank”), and providing a wide range of banking and related business activities through the Bank and our other subsidiaries. At December 31, 2015, we had total assets of approximately $885 million. For additional financial information, see our Consolidated Financial Statements at Part II, Item 8 of this Form 10-K.
Investors Community Bank
Investors Community Bank is a Wisconsin state bank originally chartered in 1997, and headquartered in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.   Advisors’ Opinion:

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Top 5 Stocks For 2023: Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation(IPCC)

Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides personal automobile insurance with a concentration on nonstandard auto insurance in the United States. The company offers personal automobile insurance to individuals; mono-line commercial vehicle insurance to businesses; and classic collector insurance, which provides protection for classic collectible automobiles. It products provide coverage to individuals for liability to others for bodily injury and property damage, and for physical damage to an insured?s own vehicle from collision and various other perils. Infinity distributes its products primarily through a network of independent agencies and brokers. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.


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    Infinity Property and Casualty (NASDAQ:IPCC) and Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE:HIG) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.

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    Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B (NYSE: BRK.B) and Infinity Property and Casualty (NASDAQ:IPCC) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and risk.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    ValuEngine lowered shares of Infinity Property and Casualty (NASDAQ:IPCC) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Saturday morning.

Top 5 Stocks For 2023: Sibanye Gold Limited(SBGL)

Sibanye Gold Limited owns and operates underground and surface gold operations in South Africa. The company holds interests in the Driefontein Operations covering an area of approximately 8,561 hectares; the Kloof Operations covering an area of approximately 20,100 hectares; and the Cooke Operations located in the West Witwatersrand region, as well as in the Beatrix Operations covering an area of approximately 16,821 hectares in the Free State province of South Africa. As of December 31, 2015, it had proved and probable gold reserves of approximately 30.988Moz; and probable uranium reserves of approximately 113.8Mlb. Sibanye Gold Limited was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Westonaria, South Africa.

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