Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now


Pasadena, CA, based Investment company Poplar Forest Capital LLC buys Signet Jewelers, Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Abbott Laboratories, St Jude Medical, Weatherford International PLC, Keysight Technologies, sells Intersil, Allstate, Lincoln National, Bank of Americaoration, Microsoft during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Poplar Forest Capital LLC. As of 2016-12-31, Poplar Forest Capital LLC owns 51 stocks with a total value of $1.2 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.


New Purchases: SIG, WFT, KEYS, Added Positions: ZBH, ABT, STJ, AR, Reduced Positions: ISIL, LNC, BAC, MSFT, MSM, BHI, CVX, HPE, MET, AET, Sold Out: ALL, SEE, PGR,

For the details of Poplar Forest Capital LLC’s stock buys and sells, go to www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Poplar+Forest+Capital+LLC

These are the top 5 holdings of Poplar Forest Capital LLCLincoln National Corp (LNC) – 905,735 shares, 5.04% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 21.35%MetLife Inc (MET) – 1,066,887 shares, 4.83% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 10.74%Citigroup Inc (C) – 948,490 shares, 4.73% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 9.74%Bank of America Corporation (BAC) – 2,544,329 shares, 4.72% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 20.25%Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) – 2,310,849 shares, 4.49% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 12.3%New Purchase: Signet Jewelers Ltd (SIG)


Poplar Forest Capital LLC initiated holdings in Signet Jewelers Ltd. The purchase prices were between $75.72 and $98.72, with an estimated average price of $87.73. The stock is now traded at around $64.18. The impact to the portfolio due to this purchase was 2.89%. The holdings were 364,872 shares as of 2016-12-31.

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Perficient, Inc.(PRFT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Perficient (NASDAQ:PRFT) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Friday.

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Bankwell Financial Group, Inc.(BWFG)


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Research analysts at Boenning Scattergood started coverage on shares of Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) in a report issued on Thursday, The Fly reports. The firm set an “outperform” rating on the bank’s stock.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Bankwell Financial Gr (BWFG)

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Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: CSG Systems International Inc.(CSGS)


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    CSG International (NASDAQ:CSGS) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report issued on Saturday.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on CSG International (CSGS)

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Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: CBOE Holdings Inc.(CBOE)


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The stock posting the largest daily percentage loss in the S&P 500 ahead of the close was Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) which fell about 2% to $100.79. The stocks 52-week range is $91.12 to $138.54. Volume was nearly 1 million compared to the daily average volume of 1.1 million.

  • [By Dustin Blitchok]

    After CBOE Global Markets Inc (NASDAQ: CBOE) launched bitcoin futures in December, Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) didn't immediately make the product available to clients, said Barry Metzger, the brokerage’s senior vice president of global, trading and advice.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    State of Tennessee Treasury Department lessened its stake in shares of Cboe Global Markets Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) by 23.3% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 110,676 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 33,675 shares during the quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department’s holdings in Cboe Global Markets were worth $12,628,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

  • [By Asit Sharma]

    Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) reported expansive earnings growth in its first-quarter 2018 report, issued on May 3. In addition to revenue tacked on from its acquisition of Bats Global Markets in March 2017, Cboe enjoyed increased volume in trading of the company’s proprietary VIX (Cboe Volatility Index) futures and options.

  • [By Sean Williams]

    But times have changed, the virtual-currency market has matured a bit, and institutional investors have had a means to bet on the crypto market in a more traditional sense over the past couple of months. By this, I mean that both the CME Groupand CBOE Global Markets (NASDAQ:CBOE) have offered bitcoin futures on their trading platforms since December, providing a more traditional avenue for Wall Street to place its bets.

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: BioDelivery Sciences International Inc.(BDSI)


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    BioDelivery Sciences International (NASDAQ:BDSI) had its target price reduced by research analysts at HC Wainwright from $4.00 to $3.50 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. HC Wainwright’s price objective points to a potential upside of 40.00% from the company’s current price.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Media headlines about BioDelivery Sciences International (NASDAQ:BDSI) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BioDelivery Sciences International earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 46.960149735727 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) shares were also up, gaining 19 percent to $2.3272 after the company announced board restructuring plan and $50m equity financing deal led by Broadfin to "significantly strengthen" financial position.

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