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Company Symbol Price %Chg
HALLADOR EN... HNRG 6.51 +4.16%
DUCOMMUN IN... DCO 23.90 +3.64%
TILLY'S INC... TLYS 8.84 +3.39%
STONERIDGE... SRI 18.26 +2.82%
COMMERCIAL... CVGI 5.61 +2.00%

Focus List Top Performers

(12 Month Time Frame)

Symbol Price Added Current Price %Change
FB 57.94 125.84 +118.40
NVDA 32.75 61.63 +89.28
AVB 120.86 174.42 +45.25
VMC 80.98 116.23 +44.29
GOOGL 555.19 791.92 +43.34

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New Upgrades: RGA, ASTE, MNK, COST, MGA, BIG, PDLI, NUVA, PETS, HBHC

  • Reinsurance Grp
    (
    RGA)
    Upgraded: 08/31/16

    Reinsurance Group is poised to benefit from the changing life reinsurance pricing environment, expanding business in the pension risk transfer market and disciplined capital management.     

  • Astec Inds Inc
    (
    ASTE)
    Upgraded: 08/31/16

    Astec will benefit from the acquisitions and launch of new products. Extension of long-term highway bill, opportunity from pellet plants, strong infrastructure sales activity will also drive growth.

  • Mallinckrodt Pl
    (
    MNK)
    Upgraded: 08/30/16

    Inomax and Acthar hold significant potential and the company continues to work on boosting its presence in the hospital segment.

  • Costco Whole Cp
    (
    COST)
    Upgraded: 08/30/16

    The company’s strategy to sell products at heavily discounted prices has helped it to remain on a growth track as cash-strapped customers continue to reckon Costco as a viable option for low-cost necessities.

  • Magna Intl Cl A
    (
    MGA)
    Upgraded: 08/30/16

    Magna International will gain from a rise in global light-vehicle production, expansion in emerging markets and acquisitions. The company also focuses on boosting shareholder value through capital deployment.

  • Big Lots Inc
    (
    BIG)
    Upgraded: 08/27/16

    The company’s earnings have surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate in six out of the seven quarters.

  • Pdl Biopharma
    (
    PDLI)
    Upgraded: 08/25/16

    PDL BioPharma is expected to gain from a recent strategic shift, under which the company will make equity investments in product-focused companies. The ARIAD deal is another positive.

  • Nuvasive Inc
    (
    NUVA)
    Upgraded: 07/28/16

    NuVasive delivered a strong second-quarter 2016 exceeding the Zacks Consensus Estimate on both lines. Strong international as well as U.S. sales contributed to the overall growth.

  • Petmed Express
    (
    PETS)
    Upgraded: 07/27/16

    Sales improvement initiatives and PetMed’s wide range of products are expected to add values in the company’s profit margins. The company’s existing strong balance sheet also encourages us.

  • Hancock Hldg Co
    (
    HBHC)
    Upgraded: 07/26/16

    Hancock’s strategic initiatives will help enhance revenue generation going forward. Also, the company’s robust balance sheet and steady capital deployment activities continue to be impressive.

New Downgrades: HSBC, STE, TECD, QLTI, TU, KO, KR, GIS, PDCO, GNC

  • Hsbc Holdings
    (
    HSBC)
    Downgraded: 08/31/16

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

  • Steris Plc
    (
    STE)
    Downgraded: 08/31/16

    We are concerned about the current customer consolidation scenario which will continue to adversely impact STERIS if not checked immediately. The competitive landscape and weak cost reduction initiatives also remains an overhang.

  • Tech Data Corp
    (
    TECD)
    Downgraded: 08/31/16

    Tech Data’s business is likely to be affected by the sluggishness in the PC and other devices market.

  • Qlt Inc
    (
    QLTI)
    Downgraded: 08/31/16

    With no marketed product in its portfolio, QLT’s late-stage candidate QLT091001 must deliver. Any kind of development or regulatory setback could pull down the stock significantly. Juxtapid's performance is concerning.

  • Telus Corp
    (
    TU)
    Downgraded: 08/31/16

    Fierce wireless competition from market behemoths like Rogers Communications and BCE Inc.’s bell Canada is a major concern. 

  • Coca Cola Co
    (
    KO)
    Downgraded: 08/30/16

    Weakening demand in certain large emerging and developing markets like China, Brazil and Argentina hurt Coca-Cola’s sales results in the first half of 2016.  This compelled Coca-Cola to lower its 2016 sales outlook.

  • Kroger Co
    (
    KR)
    Downgraded: 08/30/16

    The grocery business is highly competitive and fragmented, and Kroger faces intense competition from big players, like Safeway and Supervalu.

  • Genl Mills
    (
    GIS)
    Downgraded: 08/30/16

    Sales and profits in General Mills’ U.S. Retail segment, contributing 60% to its sales, have been soft due to lower demand amid changing consumer food preferences. 

  • Patterson Cos
    (
    PDCO)
    Downgraded: 08/30/16

    A rapidly changing healthcare environment in the U.S., a highly competitive dental products distribution industry, and aggravating integration risks provide significant challenges to the company

  • Gnc Holdings
    (
    GNC)
    Downgraded: 07/01/16

    GNC Holdings faces tough competition from varied companies both in the domestic and overseas market. Also, failure to comply with FTC regulations and changing consumer preferences may hamper the company’s business.

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