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Stocks to Likely Continue to Move Higher Today

January 13, 2020: (4:00 am U.S. Eastern Time): Our research indicates that the recent slowing in the pace of economic growth in the world's major economies might be in the process of bottoming and that global stock prices will therefore continue to move higher during the weeks and months ahead. Therefore, we're advising persons who subscribe to our financial market research and advisory journals to increase their allocations to equity securities.

Headline News

January 10-13, 2020

  • U.S. Department of Labor reported that the country's private-sector employers hired fewer employees during December than during the prior month; in contrast, ADP reported on January 7 that private sector U.S. employers hired the most employees during December since April 2019
  • Japan's index of leading economic indicators declined during November, the latest month for which data are available, to the lowest level since August 2009
  • United Kingdom's industrial production declined during November, the latest month for which data are available, at fastest monthly pace since April 2019
  • India's industrial output rose during November, the latest month for which data are available, by the biggest year-over-year degree since July 2019

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Company and Stock News

Stock of Week

Mimecast Limited (MIME)

Mimecast Limited (MIME) is a global provider of cloud-based cyber-attack protection applications for business email, which is the number-one threat to businesses regarding their computer-based data. The company's customers include Barracuda Networks, Alphabet, Microsoft and Symantec Corporation. According to Mimecast’s management, none of the company’s competitors offer the fully-unified and integrated email protection application that it provides.



Composite Fundamental Rating Product Sales & EPS Growth (Qtrly) Profit Margins Financial Liquidity Long-term Debt Institution Buys to Sells
B- A A+ C B- C C

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Investors Monitor 20

Company NameTickerIndustryComposite RatingInvestors Monitor Grade
ProductSales & EPS GrowthProfit MarginsFinancial LiquidityLong-term DebtInstitution Buys to Sells
Alarm.Com HoldingsALRMHome SecurityB-ABCA+CB
Applied OptoelectronicsAAOIFiber OpticsA-A+A+B+A+A+B+
Arista NetworksANETNetwork AppsA+AA+AA+A+A
Control4 CorporationCTRLHome DevicesB-ACCA+A+A
Floor & Décor HoldingsFNDHome FlooringB-AA+CB-C-B+
General ElectricGEConglomerateBAC+B-A+CA
GrubHubGRUBMobile OrdersB+A+AB+A+BC
Malibu BoatsMBUUBoat Mfg.C+ACB-B-C-D
Masimo CorpMASIMedical DevicesA-ABAA+A+B
McDonald'sMCDRestaurantsB-ADAA+DD
Micron Technology MUSemiconductorsA-A+AA+A+A+D
Momo Inc. MOMOSocial MediaA+AA+A+A+A+D
Ollie's Bargain Outlet OLLIDiscount StoresB+B+AB+A+AC+
Qualys QLYSInternet SecurityA-AAB+A+A+C
SolarEdge TechnologiesSEDGSolar PanelsA+AAAA+AA
STMicroelectronicsSTMSemiconductorsB+ABBA+B+B
The Trade DeskTTDAdvertisingB+AAC+A+A+B
WalmartWMTRetail StoresB-A+C+CC+A-C+
Weibo CorporationWBSocial MediaA+AA+A-A+A+A
Winnebago IndustriesWGORV Mfg.C-ACCC+DC

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