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The Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum is a gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. This basket of stocks tracks the companies represented at the 2016 Forum.
Liberty Broadband Corporation
Cheniere Energy, Inc.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
Extended Stay America, Inc. Paired Shares
China's Sinopec, expected to be the next major Chinese buyer of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG), is planning to review terms of a potential $16 billion supply deal with Cheniere Energy Inc after a sharp drop in LNG prices, industry officials said. Sinopec, officially named China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, and Houston-based Cheniere had been expected to sign the 20-year deal once a trade truce was reached between Beijing and Washington.
Of the additional $200-billion purchase of U.S. goods over the next two years (keeping 2017 imports as the base level), $52.4 billion will likely come from the energy sector.
Armstrong World Industries (AWI) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank 2 (Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.
Strong end-market demand and acquisitions are anticipated to aid United Rentals (URI). However, high costs and volatile market may dent its margins going forward.
Installed Building Products' (IBP) higher pricing strategy, stable end-market demand and solid acquisition strategy are likely to help it grow further.
Solid growth across the business, favorable industry parameters and strategic initiatives aid TopBuild (BLD) to generate higher profits.
Jazz (JAZZ) begins enrollment in the phase II/III study evaluating JZP-458 for treating pediatric and adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, hypersensitive to E. coli-derived asparaginases
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