Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2017

A week ago, we published a story about a problem surfacing with the Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone 6 lineup, especially the iPhone 6 Plus. So-called Touch Disease was rendering Apples first generation of larger smartphone useless and the company had no fix. Now reports say Touch Disease occurrences are surging to the point where it is the single biggest iPhone issue that Apple Stores have to deal with.

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MacInsider analyzed data from four of AAPLs high-traffic Apple Stores and discovered that Touch Disease is becoming an increasingly growing problem.

Touch Disease Is Spreading

According to MacInsider, between Aug. 23-25, Apple technicians were diagnosing Touch Disease at an alarming pace. In the four stores where the data was collected, 11.7% of iPhone 6 owners who had brought their device in for service were suffering from Touch Disease. A whopping 37.4% of iPhone 6 Plus owners faced a Touch Disease diagnosis. Thats 409 iPhone 6 Plus smartphones in three days at just four Apple Stores. And there are 288 Apple Stores in the U.S. alone.

Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2017: The Middleby Corporation(MIDD)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Monica Gerson]

    Middleby Corp (NASDAQ: MIDD) is expected to post its quarterly earnings at $0.84 per share on revenue of $515.56 million.

    Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) is estimated to post its quarterly earnings at $0.70 per share on revenue of $360.22 million.

Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2017: Allegheny Technologies Incorporated(ATI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    On Tuesday, basic materials shares climbed by 1.90 percent. Top gainers in the sector included Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: ATI) and Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE: CLF).

  • [By Scott Rubin]

    Notable gainers included Linear Technology Corporation(NASDAQ: LLTC), which jumped 29 percent on an announced buyout, and Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: ATI), which climbed nearly 19 percent on the day. Sanmina Corp (NASDAQ: SANM) fell 15 percent after earnings and Air Methods Corp (NASDAQ: AIRM) fell nearly 12 percent after the company said its Q2 results would miss expectations.

  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    Allegheny Technologies Incorporated(ATI) has gained 9.7% to $31.41 after it said it would sell its tungsten business to Kennametal (KMT). Kennametal has risen 2% to $46.92.

  • [By Lee Jackson]

    Allegheny Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ATI) is the top steel and alloy play from Merrill Lynch. The company is one of the world’s largest producers of specialty metals. Its diverse product mix includes titanium, nickel alloys, precision strip and exotic alloys. Although Allegany produces some commodity items such as stainless steel products, its focus and a significant portion of its profits are generated from innovative, specialty alloys that only a few companies in the world are able to produce. Merrill Lynch has a $20 price target. The Thomson/First Call target is $30. Investors are paid a 2.6% dividend

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    The stock market performed well on Tuesday, responding to steady improvement among many companies as earnings season kicked into high gear. Although political issues are likely to remain in the spotlight for some investors for the foreseeable future, many market participants are looking to economic and business issues in driving their investing decisions. Major market benchmarks finished the day with gains of 0.5% to 1%, but some stocks did much better. Among the best performers on the day were Allegheny Technologies (NYSE:ATI), II-VI (NASDAQ:IIVI), and Beazer Homes (NYSE:BZH). Below, we’ll look more closely at these stocks to tell you why they did so well.

Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2017: Allot Communications Ltd.(ALLT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Telecommunications services shares gained around 0.98 percent in trading on Thursday. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Telefonica S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: TEF), and Allot Communications Ltd (NASDAQ: ALLT).

Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2017: TheStreet, Inc.(TST)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Steven Goldberg]

    Launched in August 2001, Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio has been a centerpiece of the financial advice offered by The website belongs to TheStreet, Inc. (TST), a publicly traded company that Cramer co-founded in 1996. PLUS Portfolio subscribers, who pay $15 a month, always get the recommendations before Cramer buys them for the portfolio, the Wharton paper reports. Likewise, subscribers get Cramers picks before he airs them on Mad Money.

Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2017: Tuesday Morning Corp.(TUES)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Monica Gerson]

    Tuesday Morning (NASDAQ: TUES) shares gained 4.87% to create a new 52-week high of $14.63. Tuesday Morning shares have jumped 110.09% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 18.17% in the same period.

Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2017: Herman Miller, Inc.(MLHR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Monica Gerson]

    Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLHR) is projected to post its quarterly earnings at $0.39 per share on revenue of $544.40 million. International, Ltd. (ADR) (NASDAQ: CTRP) is estimated to post a quarterly loss at $0.09 per share on revenue of $2.81 billion.

Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2017: Sony Corp Ord(SNE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Manikandan Raman]

    The Lazarus group has also been linked to the 2014 hack against Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE: SNE).

    However, the Philippines central bank’s deputy governor, Nestor Espenilla, had said “no bank in the country had lost money to hackers, although he did not rule out the possibility of cyber attacks,” Reuters reported.

  • [By Matthew Briar]

    Sling TV, from DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH), is another name that’s broken new ground in the over the top market by compiling several television channels into an entire package and then selling that package at a price less than what it would cost a cable subscriber to watch the same channels via a traditional coaxial or satellite cable broadcast. Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE) has even jumped into the fray with what it’s calling Vue, which delivers a fw different packages of cable television services over the internet… including the all-important network broadcasts from some of the major network names.

    More competitors will certainly pop up too.

    Though what the OTT market will look like is still being defined, one hard-to-see reality is finally starting to be appreciated by consumers. That is, as much choice as over-the-top television seemd to create, we now recognize we didn’t and still don’t have that much. The advent of so many other products and players in just the past few months has proven that.

    Take Netflix as an example. What a subscriber gets is what a subscriber gets. That is access to the same content that viewers from half a world away get. Although all of its is high quality digital content, subscribers have no choice as to what they can access; there’s no customization or different typoes of products for different kinds of viewers. The same goes for Hulu.

    Other services like Sony Vue and Sling TV partially address that shortcoming by offering access to a variety of television channels, many with a unique focus. Both companies still only offer big nationwide bundles, though, and like traditional cable services, most subscribers are likely not interested all of the available programming they’re actually paying for. In the meantime, CBS All Access and HBO Go offer high quality content, but not necessarily a lot of content. All of it comes from the CBS library and the Time Warner library of movies and shows.

    The next

  • [By Bryan Murphy]

    The phrase “over the top television,” or its abbreviation “OTT,” aren’t new terms. The phrase was created shortly after Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) became a viable alternative to traditional cable television services less than a decade ago. The over-the-top battle didn’t get intense, however, until very recently. Now that it has though, stand back…. sparks are starting to fly.

    They’ll be flying for a while too, if a young and hungry startup called Viva Entertainment Group Inc (OTCMKTS:OTTV) has its way. Netflix, Hulu (which is jointly owned by Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA)) and all the other new players in the OTT arena may want to look behind them. In the meantime, investors may want to take a step back and look at where the big money in the OTT business is going to be made over the course of the coming decade. OTTV is well positioned to become a centerpiece of the over-the-top television race.

    Netflix isn’t the dominant player it once was in the Internet-delivered television industry. To be fair, it was the first on the scene, and set the pace while it was carving out the biggest piece of this market. In the meantime thouhg, it’s largely become a commodity, opening the door for new players and new kinds of delivery vehicles.

    For example, aside from Hulu and Netflix, CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) has gotten into the game with a new service called CBS All Access. The product allows subscribers – for a nominal monthly fee – access a great deal of old and new CBS video content via the internet. And HBO, from Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX), has garned a small crowd with a subscription-based Internet television product called HBO Go.

    Yet anopther one is Sling TV, from DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH). It’s really broken new ground in the over- the-top market by assembling several television channels into an entire package — including live network broadcasts — and then selling that packa

Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2017: Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc.(ACHN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    We updated our annual U.S. Hep C survey in early July, in order to gauge the future for Gilead, AbbVie/Enanta Pharmaceuticals (ENTA), Merck, and J&J/Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN). In conjunction with script trends, physicians indicate that the market for treatment-eligible, easily accessible Hep C patients is shrinking, but that Gilead’s share of the shrinking pie is continuing to grow. With no end to script declines in sight, we are left wondering where the Hep C will bottom…

Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2017: Cellcom Israel Ltd.(CEL)

Advisors’ Opinion:


    That’s why Cramer said he’ll be listening for news coming from Celgene (CEL) , Amgen (AMGN) , Allergan (AGN) , an Action Alerts PLUS holding, and Regenron (REGN) , all of which are set to present. Of the four, Cramer said he’s sticking with Allergan and Amgen.

  • [By Monica Gerson]

    Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) is estimated to post its earnings for the latest quarter.

    Quotient Ltd (NASDAQ: QTNT) is projected to post a quarterly loss at $0.59 per share on revenue of $4.75 million.

Top 10 Stocks To Buy For 2017: E*TRADE Financial Corporation(ETFC)

Advisors’ Opinion:


    Franklin Resources (BEN) : “I’d rather see you in Morgan Stanley (MS) or E*TRADE Financial (ETFC) .”

    Kinder Morgan (KMI) : “They are OK now, but there are better ones.”

  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    E*Trade Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: ETFC) was up another 1.6% at $32.97. Ithas a total market cap of $9 billion, and over the past five trading days the stock has gained 17%. Shares of Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) were last seen at $39.09, up 17% in the past fivetrading days. The market cap is$74.7 billion.

  • [By Chris Neiger]

    This article will walk your through all the steps for setting up an individual E*TRADE (NASDAQ:ETFC) brokerage account, which should only take about five to 10 minutes to complete. If you want to compare offers from other brokers, or view their features, check out ourbroker comparison page.

  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    E*TRADE Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: ETFC) was reiterated as Buy, but the price target was raised to $19.50 from $16.50, at Sterne Agee, making the third or fourth such price target upgrade in as many days, but what stands out here is that this appears to now be a “street-high” price target.

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