Hot Stocks

HotThe stock market, like fashion, technology, and seemingly everything else in the world, revolves around trends. When the interest in a company rises, it seems that everyone wants to be involved and the price of the stock will increase. Therefore, the hotter a stock is the more valuable it becomes. Our experts try to predict the hot stocks before they reach their peak so that investors like you have time to jump on board.

Read our predictions and picks of hot stock to buy now.


Kinder Morgan (KMI) Downgraded to Strong Sell on Bad Sales Growth

Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) is ranked as a Strong Sell using the system of Louis Navellier for investing and his Portfolio Grader stock evaluator. KMI has been downgraded from a Sell to a Strong Sell in the last week. Read Article

Superb Industry Group Rank Keeps KB Home (KBH) a Strong Buy

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) is one of 26 companies within the Homebuilding GICS industry group, which is in turn part of the 116 company GICS Consumer Durables sector. KBH has a market value of $3.2 billion which is in the top half of its industry group. The stock's current Portfolio Grader score places it 1 among the 26 companies in this industry group, putting it in the top decile; among the sector leaders with a ranking of 1 among the 116 companies in the sector, and number 30 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. Read Article

Itau Unibanco Holding (ITUB) a Buy on Strong Earnings Growth

The current recommendation of Buy for Itau Unibanco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB) is derived using the Portfolio Grader stock evaluator of Louis Navellier, which incorporates his investing methodology. The current Portfolio Grader recommendation on the shares has been in place for 3 months. Read Article

Infosys (INFY) Upgraded to Buy from a Hold

The current recommendation of Buy for Infosys Ltd (NYSE:INFY) is the result of using the Portfolio Grader stock evaluator of Louis Navellier, which incorporates his investing methods. INFY has been upgraded from a Hold to a Buy in the last week. Read Article

Smart Speaker Sales Are Growing Faster than Smartphones in the U.S.

Smart speaker sales are booming, and consumers are increasingly putting down their phones in favor of speakers like the Amazon Echo. Read Article

Feeble Industry Group Rank Limit Delta Air Lines (DAL) Rating

Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:DAL) is ranked as a Hold using Louis Navellier's investing methodology and his Portfolio Grader stock evaluator. This represents no change from the previous week and is the same ranking DAL has had from Portfolio Grader for the last month. Read Article

ChinaNet Online Holdings (CNET) Industry Group Rank Limit Rating

Currently, ChinaNet Online Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CNET) has a Hold using the methodology for investing of Louis Navellier and his Portfolio Grader stock evaluator. This represents no change from the previous week and is the same ranking CNET has had from Portfolio Grader for 3 months. Read Article

Comcast (CMCSA) a Hold on Poor Earnings Momentum

The current recommendation of Hold for Comcast Corp (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is computed using Louis Navellier's Portfolio Grader stock evaluator, which incorporates his investing methodology. CMCSA has maintained this ranking for 4 months. Read Article

Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) a Sell on Slumping Industry Group Rank

Currently, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE:CLF) has a Sell using Louis Navellier's investing methods and his Portfolio Grader stock evaluator. The current Portfolio Grader recommendation on the shares has been in place for 3 months. Read Article

Citigroup (C) Earnings Momentum Hurt Rating

Portfolio Grader currently ranks Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) a Hold. The system for fundamental and quantitative metrics used in this analytical tool, developed by Louis Navellier researches and ranks nearly 5,000 stocks each week. This represents no change from the previous week and is the same ranking C has had from Portfolio Grader for 2 months. Read Article

Fewer Negatives Upgrade of Exxon Mobil (XOM) to Hold

Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) is a constituent of the 20 company Integrated Oil GICS industry group, which is a segment of the 186 company GICS Energy Minerals sector. The market value of XOM is $370.8 billion which falls in the top decile in its industry group. The current Portfolio Grader ranking for XOM puts it 14 among the 20 companies in this industry group, which is a below-average position; in the third quartile of the sector with a ranking of 94 among the 186 companies in the sector, and number 2,700 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. Read Article

Earnings Growth Hamper Verizon (VZ) Rating

Verizon Communication Inc (NYSE:VZ) is one of the 72 companies in the GICS Communications sector, and a member of the 20 company Major Telecommunications GICS industry group within this sector. VZ has a market value of $211.6 billion which is in the top 25% of its industry group. The current Portfolio Grader ranking for VZ puts it 14 among the 20 companies in this industry group, giving it a lower than average position; in the third quartile of the sector with a ranking of 50 among the 72 companies in the sector, and number 2,925 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. Read Article

Rating of Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (PBR) Stock Lowered From a Hold to Sell

Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) is ranked as a Sell using the stock evaluator from Portfolio Grader, which incorporates Louis Navellier's investing system. PBR has been downgraded from a Hold to a Sell in the last week. Read Article

Adverse Earnings Growth Make Oasis Petroleum (OAS) a Sell

Oasis Petroleum Inc (NYSE:OAS) is one of the 186 companies in the GICS Energy Minerals sector, and a constituent of the 133 company Oil & Gas Production GICS industry group within this sector. The market value of OAS is $2.2 billion which falls in the top half of its industry group. The stock's current Portfolio Grader ranking places it 107 among the 133 companies in this industry group, a position that is well below-average; squarely in the bottom quartile of the sector with a ranking of 151 among the 186 companies in the sector, and number 3,710 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. Read Article

Marathon Oil (MRO) a Hold on Feeble Quant Score

Marathon Oil Corp (NYSE:MRO) is classified as a member of the 133 company Oil & Gas Production GICS industry group, which is a segment of the 186 company GICS Energy Minerals sector. MRO's market value is $16.0 billion which places it in the top 25% of its industry group. Portfolio Grader's current ranking for MRO puts it 61 among the 133 companies in this industry group, placing it in the top half; in the top half of the sector with a ranking of 90 among the 186 companies in the sector, and number 2,521 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. Read Article

MoneyGram International (MGI) Earnings Momentum Hurt Rating

MoneyGram International Inc (NASDAQ:MGI) is a member of the 89 company Miscellaneous Commercial Services GICS industry group, which is a segment of the 156 company GICS Commercial Services sector. MGI's market value is $0.8 billion which places it in the bottom half of its industry group. Portfolio Grader's current ranking for MGI puts it 38 among the 89 companies in this industry group, putting it in the second quartile; in the top half of the sector with a ranking of 67 among the 156 companies in the sector, and number 2,069 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. Read Article

Kinder Morgan (KMI) Dropped to Strong Sell on Negative Industry Group Rank

As one of the 170 companies in the GICS Industrial Services sector Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) is a component of the 54 company Oil & Gas Pipelines GICS industry group within this sector. The market value of KMI is $43.6 billion which falls in the top decile in its industry group. The stock's current Portfolio Grader ranking places it 45 among the 54 companies in this industry group, a spot that is well below-average; squarely in the bottom quartile of the sector with a ranking of 146 among the 170 companies in the sector, and number 4,303 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. Read Article

KB Home (KBH) a Strong Buy on Stellar Earnings Growth

The current recommendation of Strong Buy for KB Home (NYSE:KBH) is the result of using the Portfolio Grader stock evaluator, which incorporates Louis Navellier's investing methodology. The current Portfolio Grader recommendation on the shares has been in place for 3 months. Read Article

Itau Unibanco Holding’s (ITUB) High-Level Earnings Growth Make it a Buy

Itau Unibanco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB) is ranked as a Buy using the approach of Louis Navellier for investing and his Portfolio Grader stock evaluator. This represents no change from the previous week and is the same ranking ITUB has had from Portfolio Grader for 3 months. Read Article

Superior Earnings Visibility Metrics Drive Ranking of Infosys (INFY) to Buy

As one of the 327 companies in the GICS Technology Services sector Infosys Ltd (NYSE:INFY) is a constituent of the 115 company Information Technology Services GICS industry group within this sector. INFY has a market value of $38.4 billion which is in the top decile in its industry group. The ranking for INFY by Portfolio Grader places it 52 among the 115 companies in this industry group, placing it in the top half; in the top half of the sector with a ranking of 140 among the 327 companies in the sector, and number 1,389 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. Read Article