The Top Health and Wellness Stocks to Buy in 2019
The health and wellness sector has been expanding rapidly, helped in part by a change in branding and focusing beyond weight loss. Companies are utilizing innovative services and taking advantage of social media to bring holistic wellness products and solutions.
As consumers increasingly focus on wellness, these nutrition businesses are filling the demand for diverse services focusing on a variety of niches.
👨⚕️ Nutritional Bussiness
Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NEPT-T)
A nutrition products company that offers customized nutrition solutions and specialty products. They are using their Omega-3 oil extraction technology to extract cannabis oil for the market.
Doesn't know this well. They're in the cannabis sector, more in the extraction market, an area that will continue to expand. He's watching their progress in earnings.
Greenspace Brands Inc (JTR-X)
An organic foods producer. People are looking to eat more healthy and they have done a good job with distribution. They are growing revenue and their operations are improving.
Doesn't know this company. Loves the space. Names with a good name, like "green" move well. They produce organic foods, and people are looking to eat healthier. Fancy name. Fancy products.
Jamieson Wellness (JWEL-T)
Canada’s leading manufacturer of natural health products. Their main operations are vitamins and health supplements. The company has been given a license to sell in China. It is currently fairly valued.
Going forward, will be a large market for healthcare products. Aging population will ensure demand for products. Vitamins will help aging population. Healthcare will do well in the long term.
Herbalife Ltd. (HLF-N)
A global nutrition supplement and weight management company. They are a multi-level marketing corporation and have faced controversy. However, they have a large diverse product portfolio that has been doing well on the direct-selling industry.
(A Top Pick May 13/21, Down 21.2%)Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly Our PAST TOP PICK with HLF has triggered its stop at $39. To remain disciplined, we recommend covering the position at this time. We will look for better opportunities.
A giant in the consumer products sector that has a diverse range of products. They did a joint-venture project to distribute Starbucks coffee that has done well. Their baby formula is also one of the most popular across the world.
NSRGY vs. UL Two quality names that have performed well over time, but relatively expensive. He prefers Danone, #1 in both dairy and plant-based, cheaper. Over the last decade, Danone has maintained its #1 position but has lost market share, stock's not up at all, slow to innovate. UL has outperformed Danone in the past…
Medifast Inc. (MED-N)
A manufacturer of clinically proven health products and programs. They are focused on the weight loss and health-related products sold through multi-level marketing and medical professionals.
Trevor Rose’s Insights - Trevor’s most-liked answers from 5i Research. Remains a very cheap stock and debt free ($40M cash). Growth is slowing, with marginal growth expected in 2023. Dividend is now ~6%, but has not changed in 10 months. The last quarter was significantly better than estimates, but it did cut guidance by 8%…
Weight Watchers Int’l Inc (WTW-N)
The largest provider of weight loss programs in the world. Their programs are designed scientifically and help educate people about healthy eating patterns. They company is rebalancing its brand.
It fell like a brick in mid/late-2018. It if manages to crack $30, it could be very good. It's doing the right things so far this year. Wait for a breakout.
Nautilus Group (NLS-N)
A global manufacturer of home fitness equipment. They are bringing newly designed exercise equipment to the market to fuel sales for the rest of the year.
(A Top Pick Mar 16/21, Down 25.4%)Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly Our PAST TOP PICK with NLS has triggered its stop at $15. We recommend covering the position at this time. We will look for better opportunities.