Stocks to sell

In late 2019, shares of premium fast casual restaurant chain Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) plummeted on the heels of a disappointing third-quarter earnings report that included the company’s slowest comparable sales growth rate in a year, significant margin compression and a reduced full-year comparable sales and margin guide. SHAK stock, which was flying high around $105
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Shares of Chinese streaming giant iQiyi (NASDAQ:IQ) have gone parabolic over the past few months, rising from $15 in early October 2019 to $25 by early January 2020. That’s a jaw-dropping 65%-plus rally in IQ stock in just three months. Source: NYC Russ / Shutterstock.com What’s behind the recent strength in the company? More importantly,
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Acasti Pharma (NASDAQ:ACST) is a classic example of the extreme volatility of small-cap biotech stocks. It was only in late December that the shares were fetching $2.87, up from $1 a year earlier. But now ACST stock is trading around 79 cents, with a market cap of about $70 million. To provide some context, in
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Amid the much hyped but ultimately disappointing spate of initial public offerings stands Luckin Coffee (NASDAQ:LK). Unlike names such as Uber (NYSE:UBER) or Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT), Luckin doesn’t deal with technology per se. Rather, it focuses on delivering a longtime crowd favorite, coffee, to an emerging economic superpower. But has the dramatic enthusiasm for LK stock
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Shares of Acasti Pharma (NASDAQ:ACST) are dropping after the company reported unsuccessful results in a Phase 3 clinical trial for its CaPre drug. CaPre is an omega-3 phospholipid that is under review by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for treating severe hypertriglyceridemia (i.e. high triglyceride levels). Source: Shutterstock Sometimes investing is simple. And
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If for nothing else than its dramatic valuation swing, FuelCell Energy (NASDAQ:FCEL) has suddenly become a hot commodity. Since the beginning of November, FCEL stock has jumped almost 700%, easily putting a smile on long embattled shareholders’ faces. But does this alternative energy company have the goods to sustain its resurgence into 2020? Source: Shutterstock
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Recognizing that the future of media consumption is online, little-known Indian entertainment company Eros (NYSE:EROS) has tried to aggressively transform from an antiqued film business into a next-gen, hyper-growth streaming content business, something like the Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) of India. Source: Shutterstock.com But Eros hasn’t turned into the Netflix of India. Instead, EROS stock has plunged
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Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), arguably Warren Buffett’s favorite bank stock, surged 43% in 2019 as investors applauded the bank’s conservative management and better-than-expected quarterly results. Lately, though, the banking sector and Bank of America  stock can’t catch a break. Source: Michael Vi / Shutterstock.com Recent notes to clients from UBS, Baird, and Keefe, Bruyette &
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InvestorPlace’s Josh Enomoto recently called Naked Brand Group (NASDAQ:NAKD) “almost completely irrelevant.” I would go a step further and suggest NAKD stock should not be traded on the public markets. Source: Shutterstock Seriously, why is Naked Brand still a public company? Anybody? There Are Countless Better Options Than NAKD I did a quick screen of
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In October, Teva Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:TEVA) stock hit a 20-year low, reaching about $6.50 per share. Keep in mind that in 2015 the stock price was $70. Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com Yes, it has been an absolute disaster. Teva, which was launched in Israel in 1901, was once seemingly invincible. Now the company is desperately trying
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Penny stocks are almost always high-risk, high-reward investments. Some of them are worth buying because they have visible and realistic pathways to at least tripling. Source: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com That’s why I’ve recommended some penny stocks before, like struggling department store operator Stage Stores (NYSE:SSI), Chinese premium electric vehicle maker NIO (NYSE:NIO), and hydrogen fuel
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