Stephens Drops 18 Names From Best Ideas List Before The New Year

It's been a good year for many investors, but now may be a good time for investors to consider readjusting their portfolio, as some of 2017's top picks won't remain hot in 2018. 

The Analyst

Analysts at Stephens.

The Thesis

Analysts at Stephens will release their complete "Best Ideas" list for 2018 on Jan. 2. In the meantime, the following stocks from 2017's list are being dropped: 

  • Ameris Bancorp ABCB
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc ACHC
  • AerCap Holdings N.V. AER
  • Citizens Financial Group Inc CFG
  • Horizon Bancorp HBNC
  • Home Bancshares Inc HOMB
  • Imperva Inc IMPV
  • Southwest Airlines Co LUV
  • Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. LYV
  • Pacific Biosciences of California PACB
  • Realogy Holdings Corp RLGY
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. RRGB
  • Summit Materials Inc SUM
  • Total System Services, Inc. TSS
  • Whiting Petroleum Corp WLL
  • WSFS Financial Corporation WSFS
  • Extraction Oil & Gas Inc XOG

The following five picks for 2017 are carrying over to Stephens' 2018 list, the firm said: 

  • Conn's Inc CONN
  • Calavo Growers, Inc. CVGW
  • Dycom Industries, Inc. DY
  • Energy Transfer Partners LP ETP
  • LKQ Corporation LKQ

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