About Samiksha Agarwal

Samiksha Agarwal has always had a keen interest in financial markets. This has led her to a career as a financial journalist. Through her extensive knowledge of fundamental analysis, her goal is to help investors identify untapped investment opportunities in the stock market.

Samiksha majored in Business Administration while in college and Finance and Marketing in graduate school. Before becoming a writer at StockNews.com she worked as a financial advisor.

Recent Articles By Samiksha Agarwal

: GPS |  News, Ratings, and Charts

2 Overvalued Retail Stocks Wall Street Hates

The retail industry has grown remarkably over the past year on the back of increasing demand for online shopping, and immersive experiences offered by digitally sophisticated retail stores. While most stocks in the sector are thriving, there are some significantly overvalued players that Wall Street analysts detest. Cases in point are Gap (GPS) and Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF).Their weak fundamentals do not justify their premium valuations. Hence, we think they should be avoided now.
: CSCO |  News, Ratings, and Charts

3 Outperforming Stocks in the Dow Jones with Buy Ratings

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is back on an upward trajectory thanks to the reopening of the economy. And because the Federal Reserve has hinted that it could tighten its monetary policy if the economy continues to show improvement, a concern over inflation is moderating. Considering this, we think outperforming DJIA stocks Cisco (CSCO), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), and Dow Inc. (DOW) are uniquely positioned to deliver solid returns in the coming months. Let’s discuss.
: GTBIF |  News, Ratings, and Charts

3 Cannabis Stocks Wall Street Predicts Will Rally by More Than 50%

With an increasing number of states legalizing the use of cannabis for medical and recreational use, the cannabis industry is attracting significant investor attention. This, along with optimism surrounding the potential for federal decriminalization of cannabis, and growing awareness of the possible health benefits of cannabis, makes Wall Street bullish about the prospects of fundamentally sound pot stocks Green Thumb (GTBIF), The Supreme Cannabis Company (SPRWF), and CV sciences (CVSI). Analysts believe these stocks could rally by more than 50%. So, read on for details.
: FUBO |  News, Ratings, and Charts

2 Small-cap Stocks Wall Street Predicts Will Double

As the economic recovery gains steam, small-cap stocks are expected to continue leading the way. Substantial progress on the COVID-19 vaccination front and fiscal stimulus packages have raised investors’ confidence in small-cap stocks’ prospects. Consequently, Wall Street expects fuboTV (FUBO) and Gain Therapeutics (GANX) to almost double in value in the coming months. So, let’s take a closer look at these two names.
: ETN |  News, Ratings, and Charts

3 Industrial Stocks to Buy on the Dip

The industrial sector is now leading the U.S. economy’s resurgence after being severely impacted last year. President Biden’s proposed $2 trillion-plus infrastructure spending bill should further boost the sector’s growth. With this in mind, we think it could be wise to buy the dip in leading players in this space Eaton (ETN), Crane (CR), and Atkore (ATKR). So, let’s evaluate these names.
: CGC |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Stay Away from These 4 CBD Stocks

The cannabis industry has been seeing plenty of new opportunities off late thanks to increasing legalization in the United States and the increasing use of Cannabidiol (CBD). However, growing concerns surrounding the legality of CBD in dietary supplements could negatively affect the sales of CBD producers. This, along with uncertainty surrounding the legalization of marijuana at the federal level in the U.S., makes the prospects bleak for financially weak CBD stocks Canopy Growth (CGC), Village Farms (VFF), Charlotte’s Web Holdings (CWBHF), and Neptune Wellness Solutions (NEPT). Let’s discuss.
: TSLA |  News, Ratings, and Charts

2 Electric Vehicle Stocks that Plunged More than 7% Last Week

The electric vehicle (EV) industry experienced tremendous growth last year. However, a global semiconductor chip shortage and overvaluation concerns have caused EV stocks to retreat this year. This, along with the rising competition in the EV space, makes us think the near-term growth prospects are bleak for prominent EV players Tesla (TSLA) and NIO (NIO). Read on.
: XOM |  News, Ratings, and Charts

2 Energy Stocks to Buy, 2 to Avoid

The global economic recovery from COVID-19-driven damages is supporting a steady recovery of the energy industry. While some energy stocks are expected to continue riding a wave created by rising oil prices, the initiatives of governments worldwide to transition to an emissions-free future make the prospects bleak for many energy companies. China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SNP) and Exxon Mobil (XOM) are uniquely positioned to deliver substantial returns in the coming months. However, we think ConocoPhillips (COP) and EOG Resources (EOG) may not be able to capitalize on the industry’s recovery and could witness a share-price pullback. Let’s pore over these companies.
: PG |  News, Ratings, and Charts

1 Consumer Goods Stock to Buy Right Now, and 1 to Avoid

With the digital revolution riding to the rescue during the COVID-19 pandemic, the consumer goods industry has been successful in undertaking a substantial transformation to capitalize on the e-buying imperative. And even with the ongoing vaccination drive, increasing at-home consumption of packaged products and a surge in sales of hygiene products are likely to continue this year. Hence, analysts recommend buying fundamentally stable consumer goods company The Procter & Gamble (PG). However, the unimpressive recent financials of Unilever (UL) are a concern and analysts recommend avoiding it now. Let’s discuss.
: RGR |  News, Ratings, and Charts

3 Gun Stocks Shooting Ahead This Month

The sale of guns has been rising on fears that the Biden administration will implement stricter gun laws to address the nation’s gun violence. This, combined with a resurgence in outdoor recreational activities due to declining COVID-19 infections, could keep the demand for guns high in the coming months. So, we think leading players in this sector, Sturm Ruger and Company (RGR), Smith and Wesson Brands (SWBI), and Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV), are uniquely positioned to benefit. Let’s take a closer look at these names.
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