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Technically Speaking, These 10 Large-Cap Stocks You Must Own Now!

Mar 14, 2019

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  • Today we are identifying “Top Buy” stocks in our US Large-Cap coverage universe that also look attractive technically speaking -- they have high Technical Factor scores.

 

Quantamize US Large-Cap Technicals Top Buys

Company Name Ticker Sector Industry US Large-Cap Model Ranking Technicals Factor Ranking
HP INC HPQ Information Technology Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Top Buy Top Buy
MASCO CORP MAS Industrials Building Products Top Buy Top Buy
CDW CORP CDW Information Technology Electronic Equipment, Instruments & Components Top Buy Top Buy
FLEETCOR TECHNOLOGIES INC FLT Information Technology IT Services Top Buy Top Buy
CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC CNP Utilities Multi-Utilities Top Buy Top Buy
CELGENE CORP CELG Health Care Biotechnology Top Buy Top Buy
HEALTHEQUITY INC HQY Health Care Health Care Providers & Services Top Buy Top Buy
CROCS INC CROX Consumer Discretionary Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods Top Buy Top Buy
SHUTTERFLY INC SFLY Consumer Discretionary Internet & Direct Marketing Retail Top Buy Top Buy
BB&T CORP BBT Financials Banks Top Buy Top Buy

Source: Capital IQ
 

  • HP Inc. (HPQ), the provider of personal computing devices, imaging and printing products, and related technologies, is the most attractive US Large-Cap “Top Buy” stock in terms of its technicals factor exposure. HP Inc. currently trades at a multiple of 6.97x its forward 12M earnings, nearly the cheapest the stock has been in over 2 years.
     
  • HP Inc. is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas and “Top Buy” in our US Information Technology Global Top Stock Ideas.
     
  • Masco Corp. (MAS), the only industrials stock highlighted above and the second-most attractive US Large-Cap “Top Buy” stock in terms of technicals factor exposure, designs, manufactures, and distributes home improvement and building products across the globe. Masco’s profitability history only bolsters an investment outlook in the stock -- in every year since FY2011, Masco has grown its return on assets and return on capital to 14.2% and 24.5%, respectively, in FY2018.
     
  • Masco Corp. is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas and “Attractive” in our US Industrials Global Top Stock Ideas.
     
  • Centerpoint Energy Inc. (CNP), the Texas-based multi-utility, is the only utilities stock highlighted above. In addition to Centerpoint Energy Inc. looking attractive in terms of its technicals factor exposure, the stock was highlighted yesterday in, “Best Low Volatility & Momentum Stocks to Own Right Now” as a top low volatility & momentum stock! As mentioned yesterday, Centerpoint has hiked its annual dividend payment to investors in every year for the last 13 years, most recently distributing USD$1.11 to investors for each share owned in FY2018.
     
  • Centerpoint is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
     
  • Celgene Corp. (CELG) is a biotechnology company that develops and commercializes therapies and treatments for cancer patients and inflammatory diseases across the globe. In every year since FY1997, Celgene Corp. has grown its gross profit, a strong sign from a biotechnology stock.
     
  • Celgene Corp. is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
     
  • Crocs Inc. (CROX), the manufacturer and distributor of casual footwear and accessories for men, women, and children worldwide, is the sole consumer discretionary stocks highlighted above. Crocs currently maintains a USD$31.33/share price target among Wall Street forecasts, implying a more than 25% upside from Wednesday’s closing price of USD$24.96!
     
  • Crocs is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas and “Attractive” in our US Consumer Discretionary Global Top Stock Ideas.
     
  • BB&T Corp. (BBT), the bank holding company that services customers in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic United States, rounds out our list of the 10 best “Top Buy” US Large-Cap stocks with attractive technical factor exposure. BB&T has increased its annual dividend payment from USD$0.76 in FY2012 in every year to USD$1.52 in FY2018, implying robust 12.24% per annum growth!
     
  • BB&T Corp. is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas. 

 

 

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