Friday, February 21, 2014

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now

With shares of Corning (NYSE:GLW) trading around $15, is GLW an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE or STAY AWAY? Let�� analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework:

T = Trends for a Stock’s Movement

Corning produces and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. It operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Telecommunications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences.�Corning launched Corning Lotus Glass, an environmentally friendly display glass for organic LED and LCD displays that are used in portable devices, such as smart phones, tablets, and notebook computers. Smart phones, tablets, and notebook computers and their related materials are seeing explosive growth in developed and developing countries around the world. Companies that provide the products necessary to develop and improve existing technology, like Corning, will see a continued rise in profits as consumers and companies demand products that maximize their efforts.

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Network Equipment Technologies Inc.(NWK)

Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. (NET), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of voice and data telecommunications equipment for multi-service networks and associated services used by government organizations, enterprises, and carriers worldwide. The company offers voice solutions, such as the VX Series and the Quintum Series of switching media gateways that provide enterprise customers with voice interoperability solutions, IP-based solutions to government agencies, and traditional VoIP switching gateway solutions for SMBs and smaller branch offices within large enterprises. It offers multi-service solutions, which comprise Promina product line, a multi-service platform that provides network reliability and security; NX1000 platform, which offers a WAN switching solution to enable applications to integrate and aggregate into IP-based networks; and NX5010 platform that enables secure interconnection and extension of g eographically distributed grid computing clusters and storage area networks, providing data transfer. The company also offers SmartSIP product that allows standard SIP phones to be provisioned and used as extensions in a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 deployment. In addition, it provides installation and other professional services; hardware and software maintenance programs, parts repair, remote and on-site technical assistance, and customer training; and Web-based services. The company serves government customers, which include various federal and international agencies and organizations, such as civilian and defense agencies, and resellers to such entities; and enterprise customers comprising large enterprises, and small-to mid-sized businesses in various sectors. NET sells its products directly, as well as through relationships with integrators, resellers, and vendors of related technologies. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Blackrock Muni Intermediate Duration Fund Inc (MUI)

BlackRock Muni Intermediate Duration Fund, Inc. is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. It is co-managed by BlackRock Investment Management LLC and BlackRock Advisors, LLC. The fund invests in fixed income markets. BlackRock Muni Intermediate Duration Fund, Inc. was formed in 2003 and is domiciled in United States.

Top 10 Cheap Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Rio Novo Gold Inc Ord(RN.TO)

Rio Novo Gold Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral resource properties. The company primarily explores for gold deposits. Its properties comprise the Almas Gold project located in the Tocantins State, Brazil; the Guarant�Gold project located in the Mato Grosso State, Brazil; and Toldafria Gold project located in the Caldas State, Colombia. The company was formerly known as Rio Novo Holdings S.A. and changed its name to Rio Novo Gold Inc. in January 2010. Rio Novo Gold Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now: iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB)

iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified fund. The investment objective of the Fund is to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of a specified benchmark index (the Underlying Index) representing a segment of emerging countries bond markets. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily in fixed-income securities that comprise the Underlying Index. The Fund operates as an index fund and will not be actively managed. The adverse performance of a security in the Fund�� portfolio will ordinarily not result in the elimination of the security from the Fund�� portfolio. The Fund is managed by Barclays Global Fund Advisors (BGFA), a subsidiary of iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Fund (BGI).

The Fund generally will invest at least 90% if its assets in the securities of its Underlying Index. However, the Fund may at times invest up to 20% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents, including money market funds advised by BGFA, as well as in high-yield corporate bonds not included in its Underlying Index. iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Fund invests a substantial portion of its assets in the United States-denominated bonds issued by sovereign and quasi-sovereign entities of emerging market countries. The Fund may invest in short-term instruments, including money market instruments, on an ongoing basis to provide liquidity or for other reasons.

Advisors' Opinion:
  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    Finally, beyond the Dow, the real damage is happening not in stocks but in other markets, especially bonds. PIMCO Total Return ETF (NYSEMKT: BOND  ) is down 1.3%, proving to investors seeking safety that bond investments are far from a secure place to put your money these days. Emerging-market bond investments are taking even more damage, with iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond (NYSEMKT: EMB  ) plunging 3.5%. When investors try to reduce their risk, the first place they look is in the more aggressive areas where they've put their money. The exodus from emerging markets in both stocks and bonds shows the fear that's rising among U.S. investors -- but that fear is motivated less by the prospects in those countries than by investors' desire to preserve hard-won profits dating back to 2009.

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Integrated Electrical Services Inc.(IESC)

Integrated Electrical Services, Inc. provides electrical infrastructure services in the United States. The company?s Communications segment offers various services, including the design, installation, and maintenance of network infrastructure for the financial, medical, hospitality, government, manufacturing, educational, and information technology industries; design and installation of audio/visual, telephone, fire, wireless, and intrusion alarm systems, as well as design/build, servicing, and maintenance of data network systems. Its Residential segment offers electrical installation services for single-family housing and multi-family apartment complexes, and CATV cabling installations for residential and commercial applications. This segment also installs residential solar power, smart meters, electric car charging stations, and stand-by generators. The company?s Commercial and Industrial segment provides electrical contracting services, which include the design of ele ctrical systems in a building or complex; procurement and installation of wiring and connection to power sources; end-use equipment and fixtures; and contract maintenance services. It also provides service, maintenance, and renovation and upgrade work services; and services for various projects, including high-rise residential and office buildings, power plants, manufacturing facilities, data centers, chemical plants, refineries, wind farms, solar facilities, municipal infrastructure, and health care facilities, as well as residential developments. In addition, this segment offers utility services consisting of overhead and underground installation and maintenance of electrical and other utilities transmission and distribution networks; installation and splicing of high-voltage transmission and distribution lines; substation construction; and substation and right-of-way maintenance. Integrated Electrical Services, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Advisors' Opinion:
  • [By GuruFocus]

    Integrated Electrical Services Inc. (IESC): President and CEO James M. Lindstrom Bought 1,901 Shares

    President and CEO of Integrated Electrical Services Inc. (IESC) James M. Lindstrom bought 1,901 shares on 09/25/2013 at an average price of $4.08. Integrated Electrical Services Inc. has a market cap of $73.0559 million; its shares were traded at around $4.08 with and P/S ratio of 0.13.

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Fresh Healthy Vending International Inc (VEND)

Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc., formerly Green 4 Media, Inc., incorporated on June 8, 2011, is an eco-marketing and advertising company. The Company focuses on designing marketing and advertising campaigns utilizing natural media. The Company offers a range of natural advertising options, including Floor, Vertical, and Field media. The Company can contour grass, crops, sand, moss, or sea shells to produce designs and marketing messages.

Floor and field media involves the use of sand, chalk, snow, and specialized cleaning to create 100% environmentally sustainable messages and advertisements. Vertical media uses walls, buildings, or bridges to act as the canvas for its ad creations.

Advisors' Opinion:
  • [By James E. Brumley]

    Given its 144% gain since the end of last year, with 7% of that move coming today, it wouldn't be tough to get excited about Fresh Healthy Vending International Inc. (OTCBB:VEND) ... excited enough to jump into a VEND position. Unfortunately, there are a bunch of tell-tale signs that today is a major (albeit short-term) top today, and we're very likely headed for a sizable correction beginning tomorrow.

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now: TFS Financial Corporation(TFSL)

TFS Financial Corporation operates as a holding company for Third Federal Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland. The company provides retail consumer banking, including mortgage lending, deposit gathering, and other financial services in Ohio and Florida. Its deposit accounts consist of savings accounts, negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, certificates of deposit accounts, individual retirement accounts, and other qualified plan accounts. The company also offers residential real estate mortgage loans, home equity loans, lines of credit, residential construction loans, and consumer loans. It operates 39 full-service branches and 8 loan production offices. TFS Financial Corporation, through its subsidiary, Third Capital, Inc. engages in net lease transactions of commercial buildings; maintains minority investments in private equity funds, and provide escrow and settlement services; and reinsures private mortgage insurance on residential mortgage loans. The company w as founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now: EURASIAN NATURAL RESOURCES CORP ORD USD0.20 WI(ENRC.L)

Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation PLC, a diversified natural resources group, engages in mining, processing, energy, logistics, and marketing operations worldwide. The company operates through six segments: Ferroalloys, Iron Ore, Alumina and Aluminium, Other Nonferrous, Energy, and Logistics. The Ferroalloys segment involves in the extraction and sale of chrome ore, as well as the production of ferroalloys from chromium and manganese ores. It offers high-, medium-, and low-carbon ferrochrome; and other alloys, including ferrosilicochrome, ferrosilicomanganese, and ferrosilicon, as well as chrome and manganese concentrate. This segment sells its ferroalloys to steel producers, third party ferroalloy producers, and the chemical industries. The Iron Ore segment engages in the exploration, extraction, processing, and manufacturing of iron ore products. It produces and sells iron ore concentrate and pellets primarily to steel producers. This segment also engages in ancilla ry mining operations that produce limestone, dolomite, and construction gravel. The Alumina and Aluminium segment involves in the extraction and processing of bauxite and limestone; and the smelting of alumina and aluminum. It sells alumina to aluminum producers. The Other Nonferrous segment engages in the exploration and extraction, processing, and manufacturing of copper and cobalt products; trucking and logistics activities; and the exploration of other minerals, including coal, bauxite, platinum, and fluorspar in Africa. The Energy segment involves in coal mining and power generation in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Logistics segment provides transportation and logistic services. Its operations include freight forwarding, wagon repair services, and railway construction and repair services, as well as a railway transfer and reloading terminal on the Kazakhstan-China border. Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation PLC is based in London, the United Kingdom.

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now: California Nanotechnologies Cor (CNO.V)

California Nanotechnologies Corp., a development stage company, engages in the research, development, and production of nano-structured components and materials. The company produces powders, billets, wire, and precision forged components from nano, near-nano, ultrafine, and conventional advanced materials. Its products include precision cold forged components consisting of fasteners, bolts, pins, caps, and other components; thermal spray powders comprising WC-based materials and titanium powders; nano light alloy powders that include aluminum, titanium, magnesium, and their alloys; nano alloy billets; nano super alloy powders; and cemented carbides. The company also offers component manufacturing services for in-house and customer-designed components using Cal nano materials. It serves customers in aerospace, defense, automotive, medical, and sports and recreation industries. California Nanotechnologies Corp. is headquartered in Cerritos, California.

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now: (EPIC.BO)

Epic Energy Limited provides energy management solutions in India and internationally. It operates in two divisions, Energy Conservation, and Solar and Wind Energy. The Energy Conservation division principally offers power conditioner and energy saver that reduces the unbalance current and the neutral current, and neutral shifting problems in the transformers, as well as reduces the system current and ensures that the impedance matching is achieved for the load, and accordingly the optimum power is transferred. The Solar and Wind Energy division provides solar products, including solar water heaters, solar lanterns, and solar street lights, as well as solar inverters, solar radio plus torches, solar cool caps, and solar fans, and solar home generators; and wind products, including wind solar hybrid for remote power solutions. This division caters to energy needs of remote households, street lighting, telecommunication, and defense sectors. In addition, Epic Energy offers v arious services, including design, supply, and implementation of SCADA for power utilities and process industries; energy and power quality solutions; energy audit services; and custom products and systems for automatic meter reading. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Mumbai, India.

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Coro Mining Com Npv (COP.TO)

Coro Mining Corp., an exploration and development stage mining company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties and projects in Latin America. It primarily focuses on copper, gold, and other base and precious metal projects. The company holds 100% interests in the Berta, El Desesperado, Payen, Chacay, and Llancahue copper porphyries projects in Chile; and has an option to acquire a 100% interest in the San Jorge project in Mendoza, Argentina. Coro Mining Corp. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

10 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Telecom Plus Plc(TEP.L)

Telecom Plus PLC operates as a utility warehouse in the United Kingdom. It offers fixed telephony, mobile telephony, gas, electricity, and Internet services, as well as cashback card and non-geographic services to residential and small to medium-sized business customers. The company also sells marketing materials, as well as equipment, including mobile phone handsets and wireless Internet routers. Telecom Plus PLC is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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