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Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Watch For 2021

Wall Street analysts expect Masimo Co. (NASDAQ:MASI) to post earnings of $0.68 per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have made estimates for Masimo’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.67 to $0.69. Masimo posted earnings per share of $0.70 during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year over year growth rate of 2.9%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Tuesday, October 30th.

On average, analysts expect that Masimo will report full-year earnings of $2.90 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.90 to $2.91. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report earnings of $3.01 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.94 to $3.08. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Masimo.

Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Watch For 2021: Tableau Software, Inc.(DATA)

Tableau Software, Inc. (Tableau), incorporated on July 19, 2004, offers software products. The Company’s technologies include visual query language (VizQL), a visual query language that translates drag-and-drop actions into data queries and then expresses the information visually, and Hybrid Data Architecture, which combines the Company’s Live Query and In-Memory Data Engines technologies. The Company’s products are Tableau Desktop, a self-service analytics product; Tableau Server, a business intelligence platform for organizations; Tableau Online, a hosted software-as-a-service (SaaS) version of Tableau Server; Tableau Public, a cloud-based platform for analyzing and sharing public data, and Vizable, an iPhone operating software (iOS) application used to analyze data on a tablet. The Company’s products are used by people across a range of organizations, including small and medium-sized businesses, government agencies, universities, research institutions and non-profits

The Company’s VizQL is a computer language for describing pictures of data, including tables, graphs, charts, maps, time series and tables of visualizations. VizQL statements define the mapping from records returned from a database to graphical marks on a screen. VizQL procedures define both the resulting picture and the database query. VizQL’s interpreter is optimized for interactive use, enabling visualization and drawing of data sets. Tableau’s Live Query Engine interprets abstract queries generated by VizQL into syntax understandable by database systems. Queries generated by the Company’s Live Query Engine are interpreted and run by the database, with only the results of each query rendered. Its Live Query Engine is compatible with over 40 data sources. The Company’s In-Memory Data Engine allows people to analyze data independently of database systems. Tableau’s In-Memory Data Engine is based on a column-oriented format and analyzes data in random access memory (RAM).

Tableau Desktop

The Compa! ny’s Tableau Desktop product provides a visual window into data trapped in spreadsheets and databases by integrating data analysis and visualization. Tableau Desktop’s capabilities include visual analytics, analytical depth, data access, live query, in-memory query, data integration, and sharing and presentation. Tableau Desktop’s interface is built on VizQL, which is capable of describing visual presentations of data, including tables, maps, time series, dashboards and tables of graphs. Users of Tableau Desktop can filter and sort their data, create calculations, drill into underlying information, define sets and cohorts, perform statistical analysis and derive correlations between various data sets. Tableau Desktop lets people access and query a range of data sources, from traditional database systems, such as Oracle and Structured Query Language (SQL) Server, to new data stores, including SAP HANA and Amazon Redshift, to Web applications, such as Salesforce and Google Analytics, to spreadsheets and files, to newly emerging data sources, including Hadoop and NoSQL databases. Tableau Desktop translates users’ interactions into live queries. Tableau Desktop generates queries in a range of query languages, including SQL, Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) and Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL). Tableau Desktop contains an in-memory data engine that can be used for analysis. Tableau Desktop provides various ways for people to combine data without requiring a typical data loading and transformation project. Tableau Desktop allows users to author and distribute visualizations and dashboards. Users can publish their workbooks to Tableau Server or Tableau Online enabling others in the organization to access them using a Web browser or a mobile device.

Tableau Server

The Company’s Tableau Server product has capabilities, such as shared content, shared data, universal access, integration, scalability, security and administration. Tableau Server provides a repository of shared visu! alization! s and dashboards within an organization. Tableau Server is a platform for shared analysis and shared data. Tableau Server enables sharing of content across desktop, mobile and Web clients. Tableau Server offers application program interfaces (APIs) that help developers, customers and partners embed and control the Company’s software from portals, Websites and other enterprise applications. The Company also offers command line utilities to automate management tasks and data upload tools to move data into Tableau Server. Tableau provides APIs to allow administrators to automate routine management processes. Tableau Server provides a security model that includes authentication, data and network security. Tableau Server is also built on a multi-tenant architecture that allows administrators to partition a single system across user populations, providing for separation of content.

Tableau Online

The Company’s Tableau Online product is built on the Tableau Server platform. Tableau Online runs in a data center and can be accessed by clients remotely using Tableau Desktop, a browser or a mobile device. Its capabilities include Hybrid data connectivity and On-premises data sync. Tableau Online supports both live connectivity and in-memory extracts of cloud databases, including Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery and Microsoft SQL Azure. Tableau Online provides synchronizing of on-premises data, such as Microsoft Excel and Oracle to the cloud. This enables customers to keep their data.

Tableau Public

The Company’s Tableau Public product is a cloud-based offering that is available for anyone to use with public data. Tableau Public allows users of various backgrounds, from bloggers and journalists to researchers to government workers, to visualize public data on their Websites. Using Tableau Public, data can be transformed into interactive graphs, dashboards and maps to be seen on the Web. Tableau Public’s capabilities include Web scale, Embedding and social reach. T! ableau Pu! blic is a scalable, multi-tenant, online infrastructure that is based at a third-party Web hosting facility. Tableau Public views can be embedded in Web pages and blogs.


The Company’s Vizable turns data into graphs that can be shared directly from an iPad. Vizable is an offering that enables users to explore data without requiring a server or any cloud-based services. It queries data, aggregates, and generates a visualization on the tablet. With Vizable, people can interact with their data anywhere by using hand gestures, such as pinching, swiping, and dragging to receive instant feedback.

The Company competes with Amazon.com, Inc., Google Inc., IBM, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Salesforce, SAP SE, Qlik, MicroStrategy and TIBCO Software Inc.

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    Stocks to Watch Today: DIS, TMUS, BP, S
    Shares of Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) will lead a busy day of earnings reports. Wall Street is expecting a small decline in revenue for the first quarter. Disney is still in the process of absorbing most of Fox’s assets from a deal last June. In addition, Disney will be launching its streaming service, Disney+, and investors will be looking for updates on the project. In deal news, T-Mobile U.S. Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) is looking to sweeten an offer to regulators to ensure a merger with rival Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S). The telecom giant told the U.S. Federal Communications Commission that it would freeze the prices of many plans if it receives approval for a deal. T-Mobile has offered $26 billion to buy Sprint. Shares of BP Plc. (NYSE: BP) rallied more than 3.7% after the global energy giant topped 2018 earnings expectations. The firm’s big bets on shale developments have paid off. Profitability more than doubled over the previous year, while production topped out at 3.7 million barrels per day. Look for earnings reports from Allstate Corp. (NYSE: ALL), Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC), Archer Daniels Midland Co. (NYSE: ADM), Becton, Dickenson & Co. (NYSE: BDX), BP Plc. (NYSE: BP), Chubb Ltd. (NYSE: CB), Digital Realty Trust (NYSE: DLR), Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR), Estee Lauder Co. Inc. (NYSE: EL), Lazard Ltd. (NYSE: LAZ), Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), Plains All American Pipeline LP (NYSE: PAA), Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE: RL), Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP), and Tableau Software Inc. (NASDAQ: DATA).

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Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Watch For 2021: Potlatch Corporation(PCH)

Potlatch Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and manages timberlands located in Arkansas, Idaho, Minnesota and Wisconsin in the United States. The Resource Management Division manages its timberlands, harvests timber, procures other wood fiber, sells logs and leases land for hunting and other recreational activity. The Real Estate Division develops and sells land parcels, as well as invests in timberlands. The Wood Products Division manufactures lumber, plywood, and particleboard in Arkansas, Idaho, Michigan, and Minnesota. This segment’s products are sold to wholesalers primarily for use in home building and other construction activities. Potlatch was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Spokane, Washington.

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Comerica Bank lifted its stake in shares of Potlatchdeltic Corp (NASDAQ:PCH) by 9.1% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 46,810 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,890 shares during the quarter. Comerica Bank owned about 0.07% of Potlatchdeltic worth $1,676,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

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    POPCHAIN (CURRENCY:PCH) traded 3.5% lower against the dollar during the one day period ending at 15:00 PM ET on September 24th. Over the last week, POPCHAIN has traded 8.5% lower against the dollar. POPCHAIN has a market capitalization of $4.63 million and $712,856.00 worth of POPCHAIN was traded on exchanges in the last day. One POPCHAIN token can currently be bought for $0.0138 or 0.00000208 BTC on major exchanges including LBank, CoinBene, Bit-Z and Bilaxy.

Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Watch For 2021: Nuveen Preferred Income Opportunites Fund(JPC)

Nuveen Multi-Strategy Income & Growth Fund (the Fund), formerly Nuveen Preferred and Convertible Income Fund, is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund intends to invest in a portfolio of preferred securities, convertible securities and, to a lesser degree, high yield securities. The Fund may also invest in other debt instruments and common stocks acquired upon conversion of a convertible security.

On January 1, 2005, Nuveen Institutional Advisory Corp. (NIAC), the Funds’ previous adviser, and its affiliate, Nuveen Advisory Corp. (NAC), were merged into Nuveen Asset Management (NAM), each wholly owned subsidiaries of Nuveen Investments, Inc. (Nuveen). As a result of the merger, NAM is the Adviser to all funds previously advised by either NIAC or NAC. The investment portfolio of the Fund includes Celanese Corporation, Huntsman Corporation, HSBC Finance Corporation, SLM Corporation, Entergy Corporation, Hanover Compressor Capital Trust, Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, The Chubb Corporation, Amerada Hess Corporation and Chesapeake Energy Corporation.

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Hollencrest Capital Management decreased its stake in Nuveen Preferred & Income Oprtnts Fnd (NYSE:JPC) by 30.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 21,587 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 9,649 shares during the period. Hollencrest Capital Management’s holdings in Nuveen Preferred & Income Oprtnts Fnd were worth $200,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Nuveen Preferred & Income Oprtnts Fnd (NYSE:JPC) announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st, NASDAQ reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of 0.061 per share by the financial services provider on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $0.73 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.75%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 14th.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    News headlines about Nuveen Preferred & Income Oprtnts Fnd (NYSE:JPC) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nuveen Preferred & Income Oprtnts Fnd earned a media sentiment score of 0.42 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 48.1302177844966 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Watch For 2021: Lincoln Educational Services Corporation(LINC)

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation and its subsidiaries (collectively, the “Company”, “we” “our” and “us”, as applicable) provide diversified career-oriented post-secondary education to recent high school graduates and working adults. We currently operate 31 schools in 15 states and offer programs in automotive technology, skilled trades (which include HVAC, welding and computerized numerical control and electronic systems technology, among other programs), healthcare services (which include nursing, dental assistant, medical administrative assistant and pharmacy technician, among other programs), hospitality services (which include culinary, therapeutic massage, cosmetology and aesthetics) and business and information technology (which includes information technology and criminal justice programs).   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    OneSmart International Edun Gr (NYSE:ONE) and Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ:LINC) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation and dividends.

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    Lincoln Educational Services Co. (NASDAQ:LINC) – Equities research analysts at Barrington Research cut their Q3 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Lincoln Educational Services in a report released on Wednesday, May 9th. Barrington Research analyst A. Paris. Jr now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of ($0.02) for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of ($0.01). Barrington Research has a “Buy” rating and a $2.50 price target on the stock. Barrington Research also issued estimates for Lincoln Educational Services’ FY2018 earnings at ($0.14) EPS.

Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Watch For 2021: Pearson, Plc(PSO)

Pearson plc (Pearson), incorporated on August 12, 1897, is an international education and media company. The Company has operations in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. The Company operates through three segments: North America, Core and Growth. The Company creates and manages intellectual property, which it promotes and sells to its customers under brand names. It has three lines of business corresponding to the stages of learning: schools, higher education and professional, which includes the Financial Times (FT) Group. The Company delivers its content in a range of forms and through a range of channels, including books and online services. The Company offers services, as well as content, from test creation, administration and processing to teacher development and school software. It operates in approximately 70 countries across the world. Pearson consists of its education business, including the FT Group and holds interest in Penguin Random House.

Pearson education is a provider of educational materials and learning technologies. It provides test development, processing and scoring services to governments, educational institutions, corporations and professional bodies around the world. It publishes across the curriculum and provides a range of education services, including teacher development, educational software and system-wide solutions, and also owns and operates schools. Its professional testing business, Pearson VUE (VUE), is involved in electronic testing business for regulatory and certification boards, providing a suite of services from test development to test delivery and data management. Pearson VUE offers exams through a network of over 7,200 test centers across 190 countries, delivering the national council licensure examination (NCLEX) exam for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, the graduate management admission test (GMAT) for the Graduate Management Admissions Council and numerous information technology (IT) exams, such ! as Cisco and CompTIA.

In the United Kingdom, Pearson VUE works with professional and government bodies, including the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). Pearson VUE also includes Certiport, engaged in IT performance-based exams delivered through a global network of academic test centers, and general educational development (GED) Testing Service, a joint venture with the American Council on Education to deliver a high school equivalency exam. The businesses in Pearson’s English division include Wall Street English (center-based learning for consumers); English Language Teaching (institutional English language publications, including brands, such as Longman); Pearson English Business Solutions (online business English learning solutions), and Grupo Multi (the adult English language training company in Brazil). The FT is a news organization. The FT provides a range of essential services, including news, comment, data and analysis. The FT consists of the FT newspaper and FT.com, Financial Publishing, FT Chinese, FT Labs and Medley Global Advisors.

North America

The Company’s North American business serves educators and students in the United States and Canada from early education through elementary, middle and high schools and into higher education. It offers a range of products and services, such as courseware, including curriculum textbooks and other learning materials; assessments, including test development and scoring, and services, including the provision of online learning services.

The Company’s North America school business offers early learning solutions that help educators and families teach fundamental math and literacy skills; elementary and secondary imprints publish school programs in reading, literature, math, science and social studies, and digital instructional solutions for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade (k-12), such as enVisionMATH and Miller-Levine Biology. Its! solution! s include learning assessments to help gauge how students learn, talent assessments to help growing companies develop their workforce, and clinical assessments to help psychologists and speech/language/hearing/occupational and physical therapists diagnose and monitor patients. Its North America Higher Education business offers learning services for students, colleges and universities in the United States.


The Company’s core markets are the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, the Benelux countries and Italy. In the United Kingdom school market, the Company offers academic and vocational qualifications in names, such as Edexcel, Bachelor of Technology (BTEC) and London Chamber Of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). Learners take its qualifications in over 80 countries. The Company uses its online marking technology to mark examination papers and its ResultsPlus service provides analysis of every learner’s examination results. The Company also offers digital products, such as Bug Club and ActiveLearn.


The Company provides English language schools in China and Brazil; partner schools in Brazil and India; vocational and higher education institutions from Saudi Arabia to South Africa, as well as textbooks and educational software. In Brazil, the Company offers sistemas or learning systems, which include Certificate of Conformity (COC), Dom Bosco, Pueri Domus and NAME. In South Africa, the Company runs over 10 of its CTI and MGI campuses throughout the country. Its campuses prioritize digital learning and enable students to access their courses through tablet devices.

The Company competes with Cengage Learning, McGraw-Hill, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, K-12 Inc and ETS.

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  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    The stock market saw modest gains on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average adding about 0.2%. Investors were generally pleased to see further signs of progress on a potential U.S. trade deal with China, and past fears about potential economic headwinds in the U.S. seemed to give way to greater optimism about the economy’s overall prospects. Yet some stocks weren’t able to join the rally. Cronos Group (NASDAQ:CRON), Pearson (NYSE:PSO), and Dorman Products (NASDAQ:DORM) were among the worst performers. Here’s why they did so poorly.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Credit Suisse Group downgraded shares of Pearson (NYSE:PSO) from a neutral rating to an underperform rating in a research note released on Tuesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports.

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