Steel Dynamics Inc. STLD

Our first idea—a steel company—beat analysts’ estimates by two cents last quarter. The company has a 2.33% current yield, paid quarterly. Our second idea is profit-taking in a previous bank recommendation. Buy: Steel Dynamics Inc. (STLD)From Ford Equity Research Report Steel Dynamics (STLD) is a of...
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Helen of Troy (HELE)

This consumer products company beat analysts’ estimates by $0.16 last quarter, and four analysts have increased their EPS forecasts in the past 30 days. Helen of Troy (HELE) From Ford Equity Research Report Helen of Troy (HELE) is a designer, developer, importer, marketer, and distributor a..
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Children’s Place (PLCE)

Our first recommendation is a children’s apparel retailer, whose share were recently recommended by TheStreet.com. Goldman also upgraded its shares from ‘Neutral’ to ‘Buy’. Our second offering is a sell recommendation on a mutual fund. Buy: Children’s Place (PLCE) From Ford Equity Research Report Children's is...
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Sanmina Corporation (SANM)

This tech company beat earnings estimates by six cents in the last quarter. And in the past 30 days, seven analysts have increased their EPS estimates for the company. Sanmina Corporation (SANM) From Ford Equity Research Report Sanmina is a provider of integrated manufacturing components,...
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Netgear Inc. (NTGR)

This networking company beat analyst’s projections by $0.17 last quarter, and the shares recently crossed over their 50-day moving average, a bullish indicator. Netgear Inc. (NTGR) From Ford Equity Research Report Netgear Inc. (NTGR) is a networking company whose products consist of wired and wireless that...
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Natural Health Trends Corp. (NHTC)

Institutions have jumped on the bandwagon of this wellness/skincare company, purchasing almost 1.6 million shares, and increasing their holdings by more than 40% in recent months. For its most recent quarter, the company’s revenue increased 154% year-over-year to $80.8 million; its net income a..
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American Eagle Outfitters (AEO)

The shares of this retailer were just initiated as “outperform” by RBC Capital Markets. The shares have a dividend yield of 3.0%, paid quarterly. American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) from Ford Equity Research Report American Eagle Outfitters (AEOS) is an apparel and accessories retailer that operates more 1,000...
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Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX)

The shares of this medical testing provider were just upgraded by Canaccord Genuity from “hold” to “buy”, with a price target of $82. The shares have a current dividend yield of 2.1%, paid quarterly. Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) from Ford Equity Research Report Quest Diagnostics, Inc. is...
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Analysis: Best Buy (BBY)

Oppenheimer just upgraded the shares of this retailer to “outperform”. The stock’s current dividend yield is 2.0%, paid quarterly. Best Buy (BBY) from Ford Equity Research Report We project that Best Buy (BBY) will strongly outperform the market over the next 6 to 12 months. Best Buy a..
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Analysis: Celanese (CE)

This materials company just beat earnings estimates by $0.18 per share, posting $1.61 EPS. It’s expected to grow at a double-digit rate for the next couple of years, and also has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Celanese (CE) from Ford Equity Research Report We project that (CE)...
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RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD)

The shareholders of this tech company have just approved its “merger of equals” with TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (TQNT). The deal is estimated to close in the second half of this year. RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD) from Ford Equity Research Report RF Micro Devices (RFMD) designs, manufactures...
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Unit Corporation (UNT)

For the most recent quarter, revenues at this oil and gas company rose 19%, to $405.4 million, while non-GAAP income increased $0.12, to $1.13 per share. Unit Corporation (UNT) from Ford Equity Research Report We project that Unit Corporation (UNT) will strongly outperform the market over next...
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Arrow Electronics (ARW)

This electronics company just beat its estimates by a penny, and is growing its Latin American business. Arrow Electronics (ARW) From Ford Equity Research Report Arrow Electronics (ARW) is a provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise solutions...
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Federal-Mogul (FDML)

Today’s recommendation is a global supplier to the automotive industry. Earnings are scheduled to be announced on February 20, 2014. Federal-Mogul (FDML) from Ford Equity Research Federal-Mogul (FDML) is a supplier of components, accessories and systems to the automotive, small engine, heavy-duty, marine, railroad, agricultural, off-road, and...
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Prudential Financial (PRU)

Today we have a timely buy idea from Richard Segarra. This financial just reported its first profit in five quarters, which has given the stock a jolt of positive momentum that has broken it out of a three-month trading range on the upside. Prudential (PRU) from...
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EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. (EPL)

Today Ford Equity Research Report Editor Richard Segarra recommends an oil and gas company with growth and value characteristics. “EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. (EPL, NYSE) operates as an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The company’s operations are concentrated in U.S....
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Alon USA Energy, Inc. (ALJ)

Today, Ford Equity Research Report Editor Richard Segarra recommends a domestic oil refiner and marketer with favorable metrics. “Alon USA Energy, Inc. (ALJ $20 NYSE) is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is engaged as an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum operating...
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American Eagle Outfitters (AEO)

In today’s Daily Alert, Ford Equity Research analyst Richard Segarra recommends a clothing retailer with excellent metrics. “American Eagle Outfitters (AEO, $21) is a retailer that operates stores in the U.S. and Canada and online at ae.com. Through its family of brands, the company clothing,...
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