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Company Symbol Price %Chg
SYNNEX CORP... SNX 116.62 +9.83%
FRANCESCA'S... FRAN 15.85 +3.87%
ALPHA AND O... AOSL 21.09 +3.43%
TRINSEO SA TSE 56.80 +3.14%
MASTEC INC MTZ 29.22 +2.35%

Focus List Top Performers

 

Symbol Price Added Current Price %Change
FB 57.94 128.69 +119.73
NVDA 32.75 66.54 +96.46
AVB 120.86 181.76 +51.81
GOOGL 555.19 810.73 +44.57
VMC 80.98 114.12 +40.08

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New Upgrades: VAR, WM, UNM, SO, LRCX, PSB, OI, MOH, MCD, RE

  • Varian Medical
    (
    VAR)
    Upgraded: 09/27/16

    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.

  • Waste Mgmt-new
    (
    WM)
    Upgraded: 09/27/16

    Waste Management is executing well on its initiative to refocus on the core business activities and instill price and cost discipline to achieve better margins and returns in the long run.

  • Unum Group
    (
    UNM)
    Upgraded: 09/27/16

    Unum expects 2016 operating earnings to grow at the higher end of 3–6% range  over 2015 levels.

  • Southern Co
    (
    SO)
    Upgraded: 09/27/16

    The Southern Company is one of the largest electric utility holding companies in the U.S., and is the premier energy company serving the Southeast.

  • Lam Research
    (
    LRCX)
    Upgraded: 09/27/16

    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.

  • Ps Business Pks
    (
    PSB)
    Upgraded: 09/27/16

    PS Business Parks’ diversified portfolio, asset repositioning strategies, healthy real estate market fundamentals as well as ample liquidity augurs well.

  • Owens-illinois
    (
    OI)
    Upgraded: 09/27/16

    Owen-Illinois will benefit from the Vitro acquisition, joint venture with Constellation pick-up in volume in North America and the asset optimization program in Europe.

  • Molina Hlthcr
    (
    MOH)
    Upgraded: 09/27/16

    Molina Healthcare's ability to engage in inorganic growth initiatives and capital deployment reflect an improved financial position.

  • Mcdonalds Corp
    (
    MCD)
    Upgraded: 09/27/16

    McDonald's efforts to strengthen its position through various sales initiatives along with increased focus on drawing customers in international lead markets bode well

  • Everest Re Ltd
    (
    RE)
    Upgraded: 09/27/16

    Everest Re has a huge market share in insurance and reinsurance market. It is expected to benefit from capital adequacy, financial flexibility and traditional risk management capabilities.

New Downgrades: CR, AMP, AZO, HRB, IR, JPM, FMX, INO, ALLY, CAB

  • Crane Co
    (
    CR)
    Downgraded: 09/28/16

    Crane Co. faces risks from foreign currency translation and stiff competition in the industry. Also, uncertain global economic conditions will hurt the company's segmental businesses.

  • Ameriprise Finl
    (
    AMP)
    Downgraded: 09/27/16

    Increasing expenses and elevated levels of outflows in the Asset Management segment are expected to keep Ameriprise's bottom line under pressure in the near term.

  • Autozone Inc
    (
    AZO)
    Downgraded: 09/27/16

    Cost headwinds related to opening new distribution centers and increasing the frequency of deliveries to stores are concerns for AutoZone. Currency headwinds also pose a challenge.

  • Block H & R
    (
    HRB)
    Downgraded: 09/27/16

    Higher expenses, increasing leverage and fluctuating cash position keep us cautious.

  • Ingersoll Rand
    (
    IR)
    Downgraded: 09/27/16

    Ingersoll designs, manufactures and services products that incorporate advanced technologies, which entail various operating risks.

  • Jpmorgan Chase
    (
    JPM)
    Downgraded: 09/27/16

    Additional reserves for stressed energy portfolios remain the near-term concern for JPMorgan. Also, subdued fee income growth will keep top line under strain in the near-term.

  • Fomento Eco-adr
    (
    FMX)
    Downgraded: 09/27/16

    We believe that continued regulatory pressure can lead to significant attrition in the Mexican soda market, which can have a material impact on FEMSA’s business.

  • Inovio Pharmac
    (
    INO)
    Downgraded: 09/27/16

    Inovio relies highly on collaborators for funding. Additionally, most of Inovio’s candidates are quite a few years away from entering the market, if at all.

  • Ally Financial
    (
    ALLY)
    Downgraded: 09/27/16

    Ally Financial’s high debt levels might negatively affect its access to liquidity, while stringent regulations are expected to hamper flexibility and increases compliance costs.

  • Cabelas Inc
    (
    CAB)
    Downgraded: 09/27/16

    Cabela’s expansion in the geographies it already serves could boomerang, this exposing it to cannibalization.

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