The new U.S. Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, is clearly a believer that the country absolutely must become more self-sufficient with the nation's energy supplies. He recently outlined three points of focus in order to make this a reality: increase our efficiency, electrify our transportation sector, and utilize alternative fuels.
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Hot Clean Energy Companies To Watch In Right Now: China Valves Technology Inc.(CVVT)
China Valves Technology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in developing, manufacturing, and selling low, medium, and high-pressure metal valves for customers in the electricity, petroleum, chemical, water, gas, nuclear power station, and metal industries in China. The company?s product categories include high pressure and high temperature valves for power station units; valves for long distance petroleum and gas pipelines, and sewage; special valves for chemical lines; and large valves for water supply pipe networks. Its products comprise gate, globe, check, throttle, butterfly, ball, safety, water pressure test, vacuum, and extraction check valves. The company markets its products through regional agents and distributors. China Valves Technology, Inc. has a strategic cooperation frame agreement with Dongfang Electric Corporation for the development of high-end valves. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Kaifeng, the People's Republic of China. Advisors' Opinion:
- [By Robert Hsu]
China Valves Technology (NASDAQ: CVVT) recently announced that its subsidiary, Able Delight Valve, has been certified as a qualified supplier of China Nuclear Power Engineering. This is CVVT’s second subsidiary to receive this certification.
This is a nice milestone for the company as CVVT continues to gain market share in the nuclear power industry. The demand for nuclear power applications is growing but the inspection of prospective suppliers is strict — and the company believes that the addition of Able Delight as a qualified supplier will become another catalyst for rapid growth in the near future. CVVT is a buy under $10.50.
Hot Clean Energy Companies To Watch In Right Now: Murchison Metals Ltd (MMX.AX)
Murchison Metals Limited does not have significant operations. It is in the process of distributing the majority of its cash assets to shareholders by way of a return of capital. Previously, the company was engaged in exploration and development of iron ore projects, as well as in the construction of port and rail infrastructure. Murchison Metals Limited is based in Sydney, Australia.
Top 5 Long Term Stocks To Watch For 2014: Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida(SBCF)
Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida operates as the holding company for Seacoast National Bank that provides various financial products and services in the United States. It offers an array of deposit accounts and retail banking services; engages in consumer and commercial lending activities; and provides various trust and asset management services, as well as securities and annuity products to its customers. The company also offers marine loans. In addition, it provides Internet banking, and brokerage and annuity services. As of June 17, 2011, the company had 39 offices in South and Central Florida. Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida was founded in 1926 and is based in Stuart, Florida.
Hot Clean Energy Companies To Watch In Right Now: Hansen Natural Corporation(HANS)
Hansen Natural Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, marketing, sale, and distribution of beverages in the United States and internationally. The company principally offers natural sodas, fruit juices and juice drinks, energy drinks and energy sports drinks, fruit juice smoothies and functional drinks, non-carbonated ready-to-drink iced teas, children?s multi-vitamin juice drinks, and flavored sparkling beverages under the Hansen?s brand name. It also involves in the development, marketing, sale, and distribution of energy drinks under the Monster Energy, Monster Hitman Energy Shooter, Nitrous Monster Energy, and Lost Energy brand names; and Rumba, Samba, and Tango brand energy juices. In addition, the company markets, sells, and distributes ready-to-drink iced teas under the Peace Tea brand name; natural sodas, premium natural sodas with supplements, organic natural sodas, seltzer waters, and energy drinks under the Blue Sky brand name; and en hanced water beverages under the Vidration brand name, as well as Java Monster line of non-carbonated dairy based coffee and energy drinks, and X-Presso Monster Hammer energy drinks. Further, it offers Monster Energy brand energy drinks, including Monster Energy drinks, lo-carb Monster Energy drinks, Monster Energy Assault energy drinks, Monster Energy Khaos energy drinks, Monster Energy M-80 energy drinks, Monster Energy Heavy Metal energy drinks, Monster Energy MIXXD, Monster Energy Import energy drinks, and Monster Energy Dub Edition energy drinks. The company also provides Hansen?s Natural Lo-Cal juice cocktails; and Hansen?s SELF Beauty Elixir ready-to-drink beauty beverages. Its customers include full service beverage distributors, retail grocery and specialty chains, wholesalers, club stores, drug chains, mass merchandisers, convenience chains, health food distributors, and food service customers. Hansen Natural Corporation was founded in 1985 and is based in Corona, California.Advisors' Opinion:
- [By Louis Navellier]
Hansen Natural Corporation (NASDAQ:HANS) is an 80-year-old beverage producer with great 21st century appeal. Hansen boasts 30 fruit and spice soda flavors, vitamin waters, teas, lemonades and — of course — the wildly successful Monster Energy drink line. As Hansen keeps its customers hydrated, HANS keeps its investors happy. What’s really exciting about this stock is that even though energy drinks are well established in the U.S., many emerging markets remain untapped. As a result, Hansen has been going full tilt with its Monster Energy drink, launching the popular beverage in Greece, Cyprus, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine, Portugal and Colombia in just the past eight months! The company also has plans to continue its conquest of Central and Eastern Europe, South America and Asia.
- [By Matthews]
Hansen's. What we like about Hansen's is that this is the true expression of growth. HANS is slated to hit another 15% growth rate this year. The company has its issues, such as an undiversified lineup of growth engines, stiff competition and heavy valuations. Yet, we believe that the company is still just scratching the surface of international expansion that can be a huge growth engine as it continues to develop its Monster brand name as well as other beverage items. Look for HANS to continue to attract money flow as investors continue to seek growth. We have a $120 PT.
Target: $102.50, $112.50, and $120
Hot Clean Energy Companies To Watch In Right Now: Capital Blf Inc (BLF.V)
Capital BLF Inc. engages in the ownership and rental of nine multi-residential buildings located in the province of Quebec, Canada. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Dorval, Canada.
Hot Clean Energy Companies To Watch In Right Now: Gold Port Resources Ltd. (GPO.V)
Gold Port Resources Ltd., an exploration stage junior mining company, engages in the identification, acquisition, and exploration of mineral properties primarily in Guyana, South America. It principally explores for gold and copper ores. The company owns interests in the Groete Creek Gold and Akaiwong projects located in Guyana. Gold Port Resources Ltd. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.