SGRP - SPAR Group, Inc.

NasdaqCM - NasdaqCM Real Time Price. Currency in USD
1.2650
-0.0550 (-4.17%)
At close: 4:00PM EST
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Previous Close1.3200
Open1.3300
Bid1.2200 x 2200
Ask1.2700 x 900
Day's Range1.2500 - 1.3300
52 Week Range0.5500 - 1.3800
Volume53,092
Avg. Volume72,444
Market Cap26.916M
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.32
PE Ratio (TTM)10.45
EPS (TTM)0.1210
Earnings DateApr 12, 2020 - Apr 16, 2020
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target EstN/A
  • 7 ‘A’-Rated Stocks Under $5 to Buy Now
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    7 ‘A’-Rated Stocks Under $5 to Buy Now

    The U.S. market remains hot -- even an epidemic can't stop it.While China and other countries are scrambling because of the coronavirus, the U.S. markets keep chugging along.And disruption abroad is actually a good thing for the U.S. markets, since all that money from outside the U.S. needs a place to go for growth and safety.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBut at Growth Investor I've been reminding people for a long time that the U.S. is the oasis around the world. Our economy is growing, and the Federal Reserve continues to sit on its hands and allow a very easy monetary policy that helps businesses continue to grow. Slow and steady is winning the race right now.And small stocks are a way to leverage that growth. The seven stocks under $5 to take a chance on below are from a variety of industries but all have "A" ratings from my Portfolio Grader. * 7 Utility Stocks to Buy That Offer Juicy Dividends Note that given their size and the volatility of the market now, some may have popped slightly above $5, but they're still worth your interest. And remember, don't put all your money on one horse; these are small companies that will lead the market up and lead it down as well. Stocks to Buy: Orion Energy Systems (OESX)Source: Shutterstock Orion Energy Systems (NASDAQ:OESX) has found a niche that is now expanding rapidly.What do I mean by rapidly? The stock is up 420% in the past year and nearly 60% year-to-date.It's in what seems like a pretty boring space, to be honest, building and retrofitting lighting systems. But think about the demand for energy efficient lighting systems not only in stores but in warehouses and offices.It has a $154 million market capitalization currently and continues to win sizable contracts. These systems are one more way companies can shave operating costs off their businesses and in some cases even get some green tax breaks. And with low interest rates, this is a great time to upgrade.The stock has broken through $5 and continues to rise, so it may be wise to establish a position and then buy more on dips. Spar Group (SGRP)Source: Shutterstock Spar Group (NASDAQ:SGRP) is a global company that does something few of us ever think about as a business but impacts our lives every day.It specializes in merchandising solutions. Or more simply put, it designs the shelving and displays that go in major retailers' stores.If you have ever gone through a store that is going through a reorganization of its space -- like a grocery store or a drug store -- you get the idea.Two big trends are a play here that lean to SGRP's advantage. Older stores are being redesigned to help consumers access the stores better. And other stores are being revamped as industry consolidation expands.For example, Walgreens (NASDAQ:WBA) purchased nearly 2,000 Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD) stores. All of them have to be converted into Walgreens locations. SGRP does that kind of work. It has over 25,000 worldwide clients and does over 20,000 resets every year. * 7 Large-Cap Stocks to Buy For Insulation From Volatility It has a $25 million market cap and is up over 90% in the past year. And it's still small enough that institutions aren't involved yet, but already it's an "A"-rated "strong buy" in my stock-picking system. Envela (ELA)Source: Shutterstock Envela (NYSEMKT:ELA) has been around since 1965 and labels itself as a "recommerce" company.Fundamentally, it operates gold and jewelry stores as well as websites that sell jewelry, watches and even bullion. The other aspect of its business is re-selling older computer parts to developing markets in need of IT equipment. In this capacity, ELA acquires the equipment, wipes the data and secures contracts for repurchases.Obviously, the IT side of the business is a newer addition. But both are very solid businesses. And with collectibles as well as precious metals being very hot right now, this is a great space to be in.ELA stock is up nearly 420% in the past 12 months, nearly 70% year-to-date. And it's still trading at a price-to-earnings ratio below 25. It has a $63 million market cap, so a good economy is also good for Envela stock. B2Gold (BTG)Source: Shutterstock B2Gold (NYSEMKT:BTG) is on the other end of precious metals business -- it's a Canada-based gold mining company with mines in Namibia, Nicaragua, Mali and the Philippines.With a market cap of $4.3 billion, it's one of the biggest companies in this list.Generally, the pattern with gold miners is their performance is leveraged to the price of physical gold. When gold is trending lower, miners' performance is leveraged lower. When gold is rallying, miners' performance is leveraged to the upside. * 7 Stocks to Buy for February Contrarians Over the past year, we've seen gold prices rise, and with the coronavirus-driven volatility in the markets, that should continue.BTG stock is up 40% in the past year, and that kind of upside should continue at least through 2020. Plug Power (PLUG)Source: Shutterstock Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG) is one of those renewable energy companies that has been able to survive the dot-com bubble and every other market impediment that has been thrown at it since 1997.Yet it's not in the solar or wind business. It's in the hydrogen fuel cell business. Even today, this seems like a pretty futuristic concept. And the fact that hydrogen cars may never have their own Elon Musk doesn't mean that hydrogen fuel cells aren't a big deal.As a matter of fact, they are already in use in forklifts and other warehousing and shipyard equipment. They are used as batteries and energy storage in electric vehicles. And they are also in wide use as back-up generators. Their potential uses range from aerospace to robotics.And PLUG is also the biggest hydrogen fueling supplier in the business.A recent article in Forbes notes that 50% of all supply chain shipping costs come in the last mile of delivery. Hydrogen-powered delivery vehicles would be great for companies and consumers.Simply put, what was a tech fantasy is now a reality and PLUG has endured to be a leader in the field. That's the kind of company I target in my Growth Investor recommendations. The stock is up 210% in the past 12 months and has strong momentum. And its $1.2 billion market cap means it has a solid foundation behind it. Veru (VERU)Source: Shutterstock Veru (NASDAQ:VERU) is a biotech that focuses on drug treatments for prostate issues, including prostate cancer. Currently it has one drug going through the approval process for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and erectile dysfunction. The drug, Tadfin, should hit the market in the second half of 2020.It has four other drugs in advanced drug trials, with its most promising drug being VERU-111 for metastatic prostate cancer. It continues to progress through trials.The company's earnings have been solid and it looks well positioned to establish itself in the market as its drugs come online. * 7 Under-the-Radar European Stocks to Buy for 2020 Prostate cancer and other prostate issues are part of the aging process in men, so these drugs will have a growing audience as many nations around the world see a graying population with chronic issues such as these.The stock is up 190% in the past year and 103% in the past quarter. FlexShopper (FPAY)Source: Shutterstock FlexShopper (NASDAQ:FPAY) is an online rent-to-own business that is a new twist on the conventional rent-to-own businesses out there. It doesn't have to deal with brick-and-mortar stores.Everything is online. You download the app. You apply for credit -- up to $2,500 instant credit ($113 per week). Then you pick what you want to rent, and it ships to you. Your payment is then deducted weekly from your bank account.And at the end of the year, you own that item.Given the company is making money on the cost of the item and the financing without having to deal with any overhead, the margins are pretty tempting. Profitability is a major factor I seek at Growth Investor.It also continues to add products, like tires. Currently the company is aggressively growing its market but the concept is sound and the rise of digital banking and e-commerce make this a great idea for people that have poor credit or lack the disposable income to buy big-ticket items at once.The stock is up 260% in the past year, and 73% in the past quarter. Its current market cap is about $50 million, so it has plenty of headroom in a good economy where the consumer is confident.Speaking of e-commerce, this is a time of phenomenal growth for internet and software companies. Going forward, much of that growth will be driven by an earth-shaking technological advance that's gearing up now. The 'Mother of All Technologies': Artificial IntelligenceIf artificial intelligence sounds futuristic, even far-fetched -- well, keep in mind, you're already using it every day. If you've ever used Alphabet's (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google Assistant or Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) Siri … if you've had Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) recommend a movie or Zillow (NASDAQ:Z) recommend a house … even an email spam filter … then you've used artificial intelligence.In this new world of AI everywhere, data becomes a hot commodity.As scientists find even more applications for artificial intelligence -- from hospitals to retail to self-driving cars -- it's incredible to imagine how much data will be involved.To create AI programs in the first place, tech companies must collect vast amounts of data on human decisions. Data is what powers every AI system. As one AI researcher from the University of South Florida puts it, "data is the new oil."To cash in, you'll want the company that makes the "brain" that all AI software needs to function, spot patterns and interpret data.It's known as the "Volta Chip" -- and it's what makes the AI revolution possible.You don't need to be an AI expert to take part. I'll tell you everything you need to know, as well as my buy recommendation, in my special report for Growth Investor, The A.I. Master Key. The stock is still under my buy limit price -- so you'll want to sign up now. That way, you can get in while you can still do so cheaply.Click here for a free briefing on this groundbreaking innovation.Louis Navellier had an unconventional start, as a grad student who accidentally built a market-beating stock system -- with returns rivaling even Warren Buffett. In his latest feat, Louis discovered the "Master Key" to profiting from the biggest tech revolution of this (or any) generation. Louis Navellier may hold some of the aforementioned securities in one or more of his newsletters. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 7 Utility Stocks to Buy That Offer Juicy Dividends * 10 Gold and Silver Stocks to Profit Off 2020's Fear Trade * 3 Top Companies That Should Be More Careful With Your Data The post 7 'A'-Rated Stocks Under $5 to Buy Now appeared first on InvestorPlace.

  • Here's What SPAR Group, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SGRP) ROCE Can Tell Us
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    Here's What SPAR Group, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SGRP) ROCE Can Tell Us

    Today we'll look at SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGRP) and reflect on its potential as an investment. Specifically, we'll...

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    SPAR Group Announces Appointment of New VP of Business Development

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 25, 2019 -- SPAR Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGRP), a leading supplier of retail merchandising, business technology and other marketing services in ten.

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    SPAR Group Announces Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2019

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2019 -- SPAR Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGRP), a leading supplier of retail merchandising, business technology and other marketing services in 10.

  • The SPAR Group (NASDAQ:SGRP) Share Price Is Down 31% So Some Shareholders Are Getting Worried
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    The SPAR Group (NASDAQ:SGRP) Share Price Is Down 31% So Some Shareholders Are Getting Worried

    It is a pleasure to report that the SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGRP) is up 49% in the last quarter. But over the last...

  • These 4 Measures Indicate That SPAR Group (NASDAQ:SGRP) Is Using Debt Safely
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    These 4 Measures Indicate That SPAR Group (NASDAQ:SGRP) Is Using Debt Safely

    David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

  • Can SPAR Group, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SGRP) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average?
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    Can SPAR Group, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SGRP) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average?

    One of the best investments we can make is in our own knowledge and skill set. With that in mind, this article will...

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    SPAR Group Announces Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2019

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2019 -- SPAR Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGRP), a leading supplier of retail merchandising, business technology and other marketing services in 10.

  • Could SPAR Group, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SGRP) Investor Composition Influence The Stock Price?
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    Could SPAR Group, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SGRP) Investor Composition Influence The Stock Price?

    Every investor in SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGRP) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups. Institutions...

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    SPAR Group Announces Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2019

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 15, 2019 -- SPAR Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGRP), a leading supplier of retail merchandising, business technology and other marketing services in 10.

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    SPAR Group Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter Ended December 31, 2018

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 15, 2019 -- SPAR Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGRP), a leading supplier of retail merchandising, business technology and other marketing services in 10.

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    SPAR Group to Announce Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2018 on April 15, 2019

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 08, 2019 -- SPAR Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGRP), a leading supplier of retail merchandising, business technology and other marketing services in 10.