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Company Symbol Price %Chg
PCMI INC PCMI 16.62 +6.13%
COMML VEHIC... CVGI 4.14 +5.88%
INTELSAT SA... I 2.30 +5.02%
TTM TECHNOL... TTMI 9.95 +4.08%
WORLD FUEL... INT 47.60 +3.61%

Focus List Top Performers

Symbol Price Added Current Price %Change
HBI 11.50 26.66 +131.83
FB 57.94 123.94 +113.91
NVDA 32.75 57.10 +74.35
AVB 120.86 185.65 +53.61
VMC 80.98 123.98 +53.10

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New Upgrades: XLNX, VAR, NCR, MDR, CTXS, LLY, MT, FB, ILMN, LRCX

  • Xilinx Inc
    (
    XLNX)
    Upgraded: 07/29/16

    Increasing demand for 28-nm nodes driven by higher wireless deployments and strength in the wired communication segment are expected to remain the growth drivers.

  • Varian Medical
    (
    VAR)
    Upgraded: 07/29/16

    Strong revenue opportunity from its various Oncology and Imaging Component products, growing adoption of Proton Therapy, strong overseas presence, particularly in emerging countries and new partnership deals are positives.

  • Ncr Corp-new
    (
    NCR)
    Upgraded: 07/29/16

  • Mcdermott Intl
    (
    MDR)
    Upgraded: 07/29/16

    Overall, McDermott is in a better position to weather the current uncertain environment in the energy engineering and construction space, given its solid backlog position, broad product portfolio and impressive geographic footprint.

  • Citrix Sys Inc
    (
    CTXS)
    Upgraded: 07/29/16

    Citrix performed reasonably well in the second quarter of 2016, reporting better-than-expected revenues as well as earnings.

  • Lilly Eli & Co
    (
    LLY)
    Upgraded: 07/29/16

    Lilly’s presence across a wide range of therapeutic areas as well as its Animal Health business provides support in the face of generic competition.

  • Arcelor Mittal
    (
    MT)
    Upgraded: 07/29/16

    ArcelorMittal is highly focused on reducing debt, lowering costs and improving efficiency. Moreover, it is looking to sell its non-core assets and increase focus on important operations.

  • Facebook Inc-a
    (
    FB)
    Upgraded: 07/29/16

    The key growth factors for Facebook include increasing online and mobile advertising spending, Instagram, Messenger, Whatsapp, Oculus and strong user base and a robust balance sheet.

  • Illumina Inc
    (
    ILMN)
    Upgraded: 07/29/16

    Illumina’s market opportunities continue to expand owing to accelerated demand from clinical and translational customers. The company’s recent strategic collaborations are expected to expand its product portfolio.

  • Lam Research
    (
    LRCX)
    Upgraded: 07/29/16

    Lam’s acquisition of KLA-Tencor, exposure to memory manufacturers (a segment with multi-year growth prospects), and opportunity in logic and foundry segments are positives.

New Downgrades: UDR, TM, TER, JNS, STRA, JNPR, SEIC, PX, MEOH, HSBC

  • Udr Inc
    (
    UDR)
    Downgraded: 07/29/16

    Increase in apartment supply, the earnings dilutive effect of divestiture, stiff competition from other housing alternatives and any hike in the interest rate are concerns before UDR.

  • Toyota Motor Cp
    (
    TM)
    Downgraded: 07/29/16

    Declining global sales, a string of product recalls and large fines pose concerns for Toyota. The company also issued a weak guidance for earnings, operating income and revenues for fiscal 2017.

  • Teradyne Inc
    (
    TER)
    Downgraded: 07/29/16

    Excess capacity and pricing pressure are near-term headwinds.

  • Janus Cap Grp
    (
    JNS)
    Downgraded: 07/29/16

    Escalating costs and continued negative performance fee limit Janus Capital’s profitability. Further, volatilities in equity market and the stringent regulatory landscape remain added concerns.

  • Strayer Educ
    (
    STRA)
    Downgraded: 07/29/16

    Tuition cuts and an unfavorable mix of students toward lower undergraduate tuition resulted in declining revenue per student in the past few quarters. This trend is expected to continue through the rest of 2016.

  • Juniper Netwrks
    (
    JNPR)
    Downgraded: 07/29/16

    Uncertain global macro environment and anticipation of potentially weak investment patterns among customers are the major headwinds. Stiff competition and ongoing consolidation in the telecom market remain concerns.

  • Sei Investments
    (
    SEIC)
    Downgraded: 07/29/16

    Elevated expenses, increased reliance on fee-based revenues and regulatory constraints are the primary concerns at SEI Investments.

  • Praxair Inc
    (
    PX)
    Downgraded: 07/28/16

    Praxair faces risks from a highly competitive environment, extreme dependence on energy and negative foreign currency translations. Further, prevailing global uncertainties might hurt demand for the company's products.

  • Methanex Corp
    (
    MEOH)
    Downgraded: 07/28/16

    Methanex may continue to face headwinds due to curtailment of gas supply and constrained spending across its end markets. Moreover, it is exposed to a weak methanol pricing environment.

  • Hsbc Holdings
    (
    HSBC)
    Downgraded: 07/26/16

    Global growth concerns, strain on top line, higher litigation expenses and stringent regulations will likely exert pressure on HSBC’s financials.

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