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Stocks 2017 To Buy

Tech stocks delivered an uncharacteristically sluggish performance in 2022. The Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (ticker: XLK), a popular exchange-traded fund, lagged behind the S&P 500 by about 10% last year as investors rotated from growth stocks to value stocks. For more than a decade, brief periods of tech sector underperformance have consistently been long-term buying opportunities, and tech stocks have once again tipped back toward outperformance so far in 2023. Inflation and interest rates remain headwinds for tech stock valuations in the near-term, however, making stock selection critical.

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Nvidia designs and sells high-end graphics and video processing chips used for desktop and gaming computers, workstations, and other advanced computing servers and supercomputers. Not only is Nvidia one of the best-performing stocks in the entire market in the past 15 years, its year-to-date gain of 63.5% through March 3 is the best performance of any stock on this list so far in 2023. Zino says he is bullish on Nvidia's data center momentum, its opportunities in the central processing unit, or CPU, market and its investments in generative AI. CFRA has a "buy" rating and $250 price target for NVDA stock.

But if you are increasingly worried about overreliance on U.S. stocks and looking to either hedge your bets or diversify into other areas of opportunity, the landscape is increasingly looking favorable for China stocks SHCOMP, +0.36% once more.

And yes, while overall growth is slowing, the nation is still expanding at a relatively brisk pace vs. the rest of the world, and one that is well within investor expectations. For calendar 2016, China posted a 6.7% rise in GDP, within the 6.5% to 7% range forecast by Beijing. And most importantly, growth in the final quarter of 2016 accelerated to 6.8% to show promise for 2017.

However, the ETF is dangerous because of its lack of diversification; about 27% of the portfolio is concentrated on these three positions, and nearly half of the fund is invested in the financial sector. To top it off, the fund comprises just 51 stocks.

And this outperformance has not just been a recent phenomenon. Over the years it has been remarkably consistent. From 2000 - Q1 2017, the composite yearly average gain for these strategies has beaten the market more than 11X over. Maybe even more remarkable is the fact that we're willing to share their latest stocks with you without cost or obligation.

At the center of everything we do is a strong commitment to independent research and sharing its profitable discoveries with investors. This dedication to giving investors a trading advantage led to the creation of our proven Zacks Rank stock-rating system. Since 1988 it has more than doubled the S&P 500 with an average gain of +24.52% per year. These returns cover a period from January 1, 1988 through February 6, 2023. Zacks Rank stock-rating system returns are computed monthly based on the beginning of the month and end of the month Zacks Rank stock prices plus any dividends received during that particular month. A simple, equally-weighted average return of all Zacks Rank stocks is calculated to determine the monthly return. The monthly returns are then compounded to arrive at the annual return. Only Zacks Rank stocks included in Zacks hypothetical portfolios at the beginning of each month are included in the return calculations. Zacks Ranks stocks can, and often do, change throughout the month. Certain Zacks Rank stocks for which no month-end price was available, pricing information was not collected, or for certain other reasons have been excluded from these return calculations.

With political uncertainties causing volatility in many healthcare stocks, dental stocks have been relatively steady due to the fact that much of dental care expense is borne by the patients themselves. Three stocks worthy of consideration by growth investors are Dentsply Sirona (NASDAQ: XRAY),Henry Schein (NASDAQ: HSIC), and Align Technology (NASDAQ: ALGN).

With innovations such as the CEREC 3D scanner, which enables restoration work like crowns in a single visit,and a great worldwide market share position, Dentsply Sirona is a good way for investors to participate in growth of the market. Guidance for non-GAAP EPS in 2017 is $2.80 to $2.90, giving a reasonable forward price-to-earnings ratio of about 22.

Going forward, Schein will be the beneficiary of Denstply Sirona's change in distribution strategy, picking up that company's full line of equipment, including digital dentistry tools such as the CEREC scanner. That and other growth opportunities led management to guide to 2017 EPS of $7.17 to $7.30 per share for 2017, 16% to 18% growth on a GAAP basis and 8% to 10% growthexcluding restructuring costs in 2016. The P/E based on this estimate is 25.

The growth of Align's business has steadily increased over the last year and a half. The company's top line grew 28% in 2016, and earnings per share soared 32%. First-quarter 2017 revenue blew through the company's guidance, up 30% year over year.

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A slide in the yellow metal back to $1000 would put significant pressure on the mining stocks, which enjoyed a spectacular bounce over 2016. The HUI index was around 100 when gold was around $1000. Perhaps it was oversold at those levels, but that just proves how oversold miners can become, if they have done that before they can do it again. $1000 gold should certainly pressure the HUI index below 150, and if gold slides further below $1000 then gold miners will likely break the support at 100 on the HUI - therefore halving in value from current levels.

Owing to a combination of performance and donations, the SMIF current market value is more than $1,186,265. During the prior year, the equity portion of the SMIF increased in line with the S&P 500 index. With a beta close to one, the SMIF performed slightly better than the market for the last five years. The fund is a blend with about 30 percent in growth, 35 percent in value and 35 percent in core. The majority is in large-cap stocks, with about 20 percent in large-cap growth, 20 percent-25 percent in large-cap value, and 20 percent-25 percent in large-cap core. The largest sector weights are information technology (18 percent), financials (14 percent), consumer staples (12 percent), consumer cyclical (11 percent) and industrials (11 percent).Through the SMIF, finance majors at WTAMU explore applied investing. Students manage a portfolio of funds and decide on stocks to purchase and sell with a goal of long-term growth. They learn investment fundamentals, valuation techniques and technical analysis. All finance majors explore one or more investment opportunities, which are forwarded to the student portfolio managers for consideration. Portfolio managers attempt to meet the dual objectives of increasing the long-run value of the portfolio combined with the short-run objective of providing student scholarships.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc will pay at least $11.5 million in fines and restitution to settle charges it displayed the wrong research ratings on more than 1,800 stocks, causing many customers to own shares they never would have bought, a U.S. regulator said on Thursday.

As a result, brokers solicited thousands of transactions and negligently made inaccurate statements premised on wrong ratings, and many customers ended up owning stocks with "sell" ratings despite a prohibition on such ownership, FINRA said.

While some millennials surely spent 2017 swiping through dating apps and posting selfies on social media, an increasing number of them started investing for their futures. The bad news is, they don't seem to be very good at it.

In 2017 Robinhood, the trading app popular with millennials, users tended to buy well-known consumer names. Some of their picks, mainly the big tech companies, did well, but six of the 10 most popular stocks on Robinhood last year ended the year lower than they started.

Tech stocks tended to give millennials the best returns, with Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Nvidia, and Tesla resulting in the biggest dollar gains for Robinhood users. Those who invested in AMD, GE and Snap saw some of the biggest losses, the company told Markets Insider in an email.

Users of the Stockpile app, which allows users to buy fractional shares of expensive companies, saw similar trends from its users in 2017. Its top stock was Amazon, followed by Bitcoin Investment Trust, a fund that seeks to track the price of bitcoin.

"We're finding that millennials like to buy stocks of companies they know and whose products and services they use personally, or aspire to use. So Amazon, Snapchat, Facebook, Tesla all make sense." a Stockpile spokesperson told Markets Insider. "As far as Bitcoin, many millennials see this as a growth opportunity created by their generation and something they can get in on early." 041b061a72


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