5 White-Hot Stocks Trading Under $10 to Buy Now Have Great Upside Potential


This company posted solid earnings this past week and shares could explode higher. Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NVGS) owns and operates a fleet of liquefied gas carriers worldwide. The company provides international and regional seaborne transportation services of liquefied petroleum gas, petrochemical gases and ammonia for energy companies, industrial users and commodity traders. As of December 31, 2020, it operated a fleet of 38 semi- or fully-refrigerated liquefied gas carriers.

The company posted quarterly earnings of $0.10 per share, beating the consensus estimate of $0.06 per share. This is up from earnings of $0.03 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items. This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of 66.67%. A quarter ago, it was expected that this transportation company for the natural gas and chemical industry would post earnings of $0.13 per share when it actually produced earnings of $0.01, delivering a nasty surprise of −92.31%. Shareholders applauded the strong report and the positive forward look.

The $16 Stifel price target exceeds the $14.40 consensus target. The stock closed trading on Friday at $9.63 up close to 5%.

Real Good Food

After a recent initial public offering, this stock has been hammered and offers an incredible entry point now. Real Good Food Co. (NASDAQ: RGF) operates as a health- and wellness-focused frozen food company. It develops, manufactures and markets foods designed to be high in protein, low in sugar, and made from gluten-free and grain-free ingredients in the United States.

The company offers comfort foods, such as bacon-wrapped stuffed chicken, chicken enchiladas, grain-free cheesy bread breakfast sandwiches and various entree bowls under the Realgood Foods brand name. It also sells private-label products. It serves retailers, which primarily sell its products through natural and conventional grocery, drug, club and mass merchandise stores. The company also sells its products through its e-commerce channel, which includes direct-to-consumer sales through its website, as well as through its retail customers’ online platforms.

Truist Securities has set a $15 price target. The consensus target is even higher at $15.50, and the stock closed trading at $8.15 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, they are not penny stocks with absolutely no track record or liquidity, and major Wall Street firms have research coverage.

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