5 Stocks to Buy Now Trading Under $10 With Mammoth Upside Potential

TETRA Technologies

This small-cap oilfield services play has some big upside potential. TETRA Technologies Inc. (NYSE: TTI) is a geographically diversified oil and gas services company engaged in the completion of fluids and associated products and services.

The company operates through the following segments. The Completion Fluids and Products division manufactures and markets clear brine fluids, additives and associated products and services to the oil and gas industry. The Compression division offers compression services and equipment for natural gas and oil production, gathering, transportation, processing and storage. The Water and Flowback Services division provides onshore oil and gas operators with comprehensive water management services.

Evercore ISI has set a $3 price target. The consensus is the same. Shares traded at a 52-week high near $2.25 late last week.


This company has gone through numerous transformations over the past 20 years and is poised for potential strong growth. Zix Corp. (NASDAQ: ZIXI) provides email encryption, data loss prevention, threat protection and archiving for the secure exchange of email in the United States.

Zix’s Advanced Email Threat Protection is a cloud-based service that defends organizations from zero-day malware, ransomware, phishing, CEO fraud, W-2 phishing attacks, spam and viruses in email. Information Archive is a cloud-based email retention solution that enables user retrieval, compliance and e-discovery, while Email Encryption Service allows a user to send encrypted email to any email user anywhere and on any internet-enabled device. The company offers cloud-based cybersecurity solutions, e-signatures and secure file sharing solutions. It serves the health care, financial services, insurance and government sectors.

Stephens recently started coverage with an $11 price target, the same as the consensus target. The stock hit a year-to-date high above $9.35 on Friday.

These are five stocks for aggressive investors looking to get share count leverage on companies that have sizable upside potential. While not suited for all investors, these are not penny stocks with absolutely no track record or liquidity, and major Wall Street firms have research coverage.

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