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Acamar Partners Acquisition Corp (NYSE: ACAM)
Acamar Partners Acquisition Corp., is a blank check company that helps businesses enter into mergers, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, and other similar operations. It operates with a focus on the consumer and retail sectors.
With a market cap of $299.46 million and 30.56 million shares outstanding of which the float is 28.56 million shares, ACAM is considered an active stock by most analysts. It has a 52-week range of between $9.95 to $10.05.
IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA)
In June, Insurance Auto Auctions, IAA for short, was birthed as a spin-off of KAR Auction Services Inc., a global automotive remarketing and technology services provider. The separation was intended to increase shareholding value and to enable the two businesses to easily pursue their distinct strategic priorities.
The company trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “IAA.” Mostly, it has been enjoying the patronage of institutional investors, with most analysts giving it a buy rating.
California Water Science Group (NYSE: CWT)
California Water Science Group provides water utility services to customers predominantly in Washington, New Mexico, California, and Hawaii. Altogether, it has over 517,000 customer connections.
On April 25, the company announced earnings results for 2019 Q1 ended March 31. For the quarter, it recorded sales of approximately $126 million, however sustaining a net loss of $7.64 million. Basic loss per share for the period was higher at $0.16, compared to $0.02 posted the previous year.
Kirkland Lake Gold is a growing gold mining company targeting production of 950,000 – 1,000,000 ounces of gold for 2019 from mines in Canada and Australia.
Kirkland Lake Gold (KL) has been outpacing stock market gains in recent days. On July 17, it closed at $46.54, moving +1.24% from the previous trading day. This corresponded to 0.36% gain above the S&P 500’s on the same day. However, the stock closed July 19 at $46.48, shedding 0.13%.
For Q2 2019, Kirkland posted consolidated production of 214,593 ounces compared to 164,685 ounces it posted in the second quarter of 2018.
Eldorado Gold Corp is a Canadian mid-cap gold and base metals producing company. It has over 25 years of experience building and operating mines in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
On July 9, the company released its Preliminary Second Quarter 2019 Results. For the quarter, its total gold production was 91,803 ounces and 174,780 ounces YTD. As a result, the company's production is well on track to meet the annual guidance of 390,000-420,000 ounces of gold.
Trading at $7.68, Eldorado was down by 1.92% on July 19 at market close.
Rubicon Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: RBCN)
Rubicon Technology, Inc., is the world's leader in sapphire products and technology with a focus on optical and industrial products.
On May 23, the company announced it had acquired certain equipment and assets from a large Indiana-based pharmacy operation, including its licenses to operate in 11 states.
With a market capitalisation of approximately $23 million, Rubicon Technology's share price has a 52-week range of between $7.24 and $9.46.
Accenture PLC (NYSE: ACN)
Accenture Plc is a multinational professional services company with over 20 years in experience with services spanning strategy, consulting, digital, technology, and operations.
For the financial year 2018, Accenture reported annual revenue of US$41.603 billion, an increase of 13.2% over the previous year. Its assets for the financial year ending May 31, 2019 were $28.156 billion, representing a 21.1% year-on-year increase.
Presently, Accenture trades around $195 and has a market capitalisation of approximately $131 billion.
Loop Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOOP)
Loop Industries, Inc., has a goal: disrupting traditional plastic manufacturing by up-cycling new plastic from waste. The company is fast becoming the “Intel Inside” of the circular plastics economy with its innovative depolymerization technology.
it announced on July 9 its consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended May 31, 2019. The company had a net loss of $3.5 million, just a bit above its previous year's. You should note that the company just closed its $35.0 million Registered Direct Offering for financing its next phase of growth.
Coeur Mining, Inc. (NYSE: CDE)
Coeur Mining is a well-diversified precious metals mining company with operations in North America. The company has wholly-owned operations in Mexico, Nevada, Alaska, South Dakota, and British Columbia.
The company's shares are traded on the NYSE under the ticker “CDE”. For the last trading session, the stock closed at $4.63, shedding over 8% of its value during the day.
Paycom Software, Inc. (NYSE: PAYC)
Paycom Software, Inc., is an online payroll and human resource technology provider with offices throughout the U.S. it reported annual revenue of $566.3 million for the fiscal year 2018, an over 30% increase from its revenue posted for 2017.
For the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 the company announced total revenue of $199.943 million compared to the $153.916 million it posted a year ago. Basic earnings per share also increased to $0.82 from the $0.71 posted for the previous year.
NextEra Energy Partners LP (NYSE: NEP)
NextEra Energy Partners LP is a Florida-based renewable energy company. The company owns facilities in North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Washington.
The company’s stock closed the July 19 trading day at $50.63, and has a 52-week range of $50.94 to $39.35. NextEra generates around $771 million in revenue, and has a market capitalisation of $2.6 billion.
Varonis Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRNS)
A software company, Varonis Systems, Inc., uses user behaviour analytics (UBA) procedures to defend enterprise unstructured data from cyberattacks.
The company just released earnings guidance for the full year of 2019 for which it expects revenues in the range of $271.0 million to $278.0 million, representing 0% to 3% year-over-year growth.
Varonis’s (Nasdaq: VRNS) 52-week high and low are $82 and $48.67 respectively.
Kinross Gold Corporation is a Canadian-based gold and silver mining company with at least eight active gold mines in Brazil, Ghana, Mauritania, Russia, and the United States. The company was ranked fourth of the "10 Top Gold-mining Companies" of 2017 by InvestNews.
Equities researcher at Deutsche Bank currently have a "hold rating" on Kinross’s stock. They have projected a $4.00 price, representing a potential downside from its current price.
American States Water Co., (NYSE: AWR)
American States Water Co., is a water and electricity utility provider. The company provides water and electricity utility services for about 246,000 customers and 23,000 customers respectively in Big Bear Lake and California.
American States Water Co's stock has an average traded volume of over 166,000 shares, with a 52-week range of $77.41 to $58.26.
Pretium Resources Inc. Pretivm is a gold-producing Canadian company. Its 100%-owned Brucejack Mine, a 2,700 tons-per-day high-grade underground mine, is currently being ramped up so as to create more value for customers.
The company is enjoying positive expectations from analysts. Many expect its full-year revenue to expand by over 15%. Also, for the fiscal year, PVG’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly 105% to hit $0.41 per share.
Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE: CAT)
Caterpillar, Inc., designs, develops and sells machinery and financial products to customers all over the world. It is the world's largest manufacturer of construction equipment.
Listed on the NYSE under the ticker “CAT”, Caterpillar, Inc., has a 52-week range of $159.37 to $112.06. The stock's average traded volume is also well above 4 million shares.
Seabridge Gold Inc., is a Toronto-based company operating a resource base of copper, gold, silver, molybdenum, and porphyr. The company recently announced its plans to shift to new exploration targets from its KSM project.
For the last trading day, Seabridge's shares ended up at USD14.27 and CAD18.63 on the NYSE and TSX respectively.
Splunk, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLK)
Splunk Inc., produces software for the monitoring and analysing of machine-generated big data. Its shares are traded on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “SPLK”.
Splunk, Inc., (Nasdaq: SPLK) is an actively traded stock, with a 52-week range of $143.70 to $83.69. The stock closed at $138.14 for the last trading session.
QAD Inc., is a software company providing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to manufacturing companies all around the world. The company has been using an acquisition strategy to expand its operations.
In its most recent release on May 29, the software maker reported $0.16 earnings per share, a return on equity of 4.81% and a net margin of 1.78%. Its revenue of $78.00 million during the quarter, however, represented a 9.5% reduction on a year-over-year basis.
Landstar Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: LSTR)
Landstar Systems, Inc., specialises in third-party logistics. It provides its services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and in many other countries across the world.
Landstar System, Inc., on June 5 provided guidance about its operations for the Second Quarter of 2019. The company revealed that it expects its EPS and revenue to range between $1.56 to $1.62 and $1.075 billion and $1.145 billion respectively.