Friday, June 27, 2014

Top Railroad Companies To Own In Right Now

In this article, I will feature three stocks that have seen intensive insider buying during the last 30 days. Intensive insider buying can be defined by the following three criteria:

The stock is purchased by three or more insiders within one month.

The stock is sold by no insiders in the month of intensive purchasing.

At least two purchasers increase their holdings by more than 10%.

1. American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (AHOTF.OB) has been formed to indirectly own and acquire hotel properties in the United States. American Hotel Income Properties' initial portfolio is comprised of 32 hotel properties focused on railroad employee accommodation in 19 states. This initial portfolio comprises the largest and highest-quality chain of crew lodging facilities presently serving the US freight railroad industry.

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Top 10 Bank Stocks To Own For 2015: Canadian Solar Inc.(CSIQ)

Canadian Solar Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of solar power products in Canada and internationally. The company offers solar cell and solar module products that convert sunlight into electricity for various uses. Its products include a range of standard solar modules for use in a range of residential, commercial, and industrial solar power generation systems. The company also designs and produces specialty solar modules and products consisting of customized modules that its customers incorporate into their products, such as solar-powered bus stop lighting; and specialty products, such as portable solar home systems and solar-powered car battery chargers. In addition, it sells solar system kits, a package consisting of solar modules produced by it and third party supplied components, such as inverters, racking system, and other accessories, as well as implements solar power development projects. The company sells its products under the Canad ian Solar brand name. Canadian Solar Inc. offers its standard solar modules through a direct sales force and sales agents primarily to distributors, system integrators, and original equipment manufacturer customers, as well as to solar projects; and specialty solar modules and products to the automotive, telecommunications, and light-emitting diode lighting sectors. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Kitchener, Canada.

Advisors' Opinion:
  • [By Rich Duprey]

    Solar power shop Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ  ) has landed the biggest engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract in its history, for a 130-megawatt utility-scale solar power plant being built�in conjunction with�Grand Renewable Solar, a project�developed by�Samsung Renewable Energy, the company announced today.

Top Railroad Companies To Own In Right Now: Apollo Group Inc.(APOL)

Apollo Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online and on-campus educational programs and services at the undergraduate, master?s, and doctoral levels. The company offers various degree programs in arts and sciences, business and management, criminal justice and security, education, health care, human services, nursing, psychology, and technology through its campus locations and learning centers in 40 states and the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, as well as through its online education delivery system. It also provides various degree programs in Chile and Mexico, and through online; financial services education programs, including Master of Science in three majors, as well as certification programs in retirement, asset management, and other financial planning areas; and training and education to professionals in the legal and finance industries through its schools in the United Kingdom and a network of offices in Europe. In addition, the company offers p rogram development, administration, and management consulting services comprising degree program design, curriculum development, market research, student admissions, and accounting and administrative services to private colleges and universities for their working learners? programs; and sells books and other publications. Apollo Group, Inc. was founded in 1973 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

Advisors' Opinion:
  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    Shres of Corinthian have dropped 4.2% to $1.96 but don’t seem to be hitting other for profit universities. ITT Educational Services (ESI) has gained 2.2% to $31, Apollo Group (APOL) has risen 0.7% to $20.44 and Devry (DV) is up 0.9% at $31.95.

Top Railroad Companies To Own In Right Now: Xoom Corp (XOOM)

Xoom Corporation (Xoom), incorporated on October 10, 2012, is engaged in online international money transfer service. Its customers use Xoom to send money to family and friends in 30 countries. The Company generates revenue from transaction fees charged to customers and from foreign exchange spreads on transactions where the payout currency is other than United States dollars. In February 2014, Xoom Corp acquired BlueKite, LTD, a technology company that develops solutions and applications.

The Company�� solutions are designed to offer customers a convenient, fast and cost-effective way to send money to family and friends at any time, from any Internet-enabled location. The Company�� solutions include Origination, Funding, Disbursement and Transaction Processing.

Advisors' Opinion:
  • [By John Kell]

    Xoom Corp.(XOOM) swung to a fourth-quarter profit as the international money-transfer provider reported a jump in revenue. But the company’s full-year earnings outlook fell short of Wall Street’s expectations. Shares dropped 13% to $24.46 premarket.

  • [By Jake L'Ecuyer]

    Equities Trading UP
    Xoom (NASDAQ: XOOM) shares shot up 15.58 percent to $22.77 after the company reported upbeat Q1 results and issued a strong FY14 outlook.

  • [By Zacks Investment Research]

    Xoom (XOOM) is also a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock that IPO'ed this year. The stock zoomed higher by a healthy 60% on its first day of trading. The online international money transfer service has been public since February 15 and had an offering price of $16 per share.

  • [By Jake L'Ecuyer]

    Equities Trading UP
    Xoom (NASDAQ: XOOM) shares shot up 21.68 percent to $23.97 after the company reported upbeat Q1 results and issued a strong FY14 outlook.

Top Railroad Companies To Own In Right Now: Lorillard Inc(LO)

Lorillard, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes in the United States. The company offers 43 different product offerings under the Newport, Kent, True, Maverick, and Old Gold brand names. Lorillard, Inc. sells its products primarily to wholesale distributors, who in turn service retail outlets, chain store organizations, and government agencies, including the United States? Armed Forces. The company was founded in 1760 and is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Advisors' Opinion:
  • [By Anora Mahmudova]

    Lorillard, Inc (LO) �share jumped 9.3% on news reports in the Financial Times that Reynolds is exploring a possible deal with its smaller rival. Shares in Reynolds (RAI) � rallied 4.8%.

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