5 Good Stocks To Buy Under $8: CX, ARQL, CNO, ENTR, VYFC

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These 5 stocks are all under $8 and all received upgrades to “overweight” ratings or higher from Wall Street analysts Tuesday, January 31, 2012 and would all be considered good stocks to buy:

Fundamental company data provided by Capital IQ:

Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE: CX)

CX closing price for Tuesday, January 31, 2012 was $6.81, up 1.34% (+0.09).
CX has a 52-week high of $9.93 and a 52-week low of $2.27.
CX has a 1-Yr Target Price of $5.82 with a Market Cap of $7.11B.
CX was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., through its subsidiaries, engages in the production, marketing, distribution, and sale of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and other construction materials worldwide. It also offers clinkers, asphalt, and prefabricated concrete ceilings and walls, as well as concrete and precast materials, such as concrete blocks, concrete block pavings, roof tiles, and flooring systems and sleepers for rail infrastructure. The company sells its products primarily to distributors in the construction industry.

Arqule Inc. (NASDAQ: ARQL)

ARQL closing price for Tuesday, January 31, 2012 was $7.90, up 6.47% (+0.48).
ARQL has a 52-week high of $8.07 and a 52-week low of $3.98.
ARQL has a 1-Yr Target Price of $10.88 with a Market Cap of $424.80m.
ARQL is now covered by analysts at RBC Capital.
RBC Capital set an “outperform” rating and a $11.00 price target on ARQL.

ArQule, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, engages in the research and development of cancer therapeutics directed toward molecular targets and biological processes. The company’s lead product ARQ 197 is an inhibitor of the c-Met receptor tyrosine kinase, which is being evaluated as monotherapy and in combination therapy in a Phase II and Phase III clinical development program that includes trials in non-small cell lung cancer, c-Met-associated soft tissue sarcomas, pancreatic and breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and germ cell tumors and gastric cancer.

CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO)

CNO closing price for Tuesday, January 31, 2012 was $6.72, up 0.60% (+0.04).
CNO has a 52-week high of $8.34 and a 52-week low of $4.73.
CNO has a 1-Yr Target Price of $7.88 with a Market Cap of $1.63B.
CNO is now covered by analysts at Evercore Partners.
Evercore Partners set an “overweight” rating and a $9.00 price target on CNO.

CNO Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, marketing, and administration of health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance, and other insurance products for senior and middle-income markets in the United States. The company markets and distributes Medicare supplement insurance, interest-sensitive and traditional life insurance, fixed annuities, and long-term care insurance products; Medicare advantage plans through a distribution arrangement with Humana Inc.; and Medicare Part D prescription drug plans through a distribution and reinsurance arrangement with Coventry Health Care.

Entropic Comms (NASDAQ: ENTR)

ENTR closing price for Tuesday, January 31, 2012 was $5.84, down -3.79% (-0.23).
ENTR has a 52-week high of $12.04 and a 52-week low of $3.36.
ENTR has a 1-Yr Target Price of $7.22 with a Market Cap of $506.88M.
ENTR is now covered by analysts at Roth Capital.
Roth Capital set a “buy” rating on ENTR.

Entropic Communications, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets systems solutions to enable connected home entertainment. Its products include integrated circuits and related software associated with home networking solutions based on the Multimedia over Coax Alliance standard; direct broadcast satellite (DBS) services; high-speed broadband access; and silicon tuners. The company’s products enable the delivery of various streams of high-definition television-quality video, standard-definition television-quality video, and other multimedia content, such as movies, music, games, and photos into and throughout the connected home.

Valley Financial Cor (NASDAQ: VYFC)

VYFC closing price for Tuesday, January 31, 2012 was $7.01, up 6.05% (+0.40).
VYFC has a 52-week high of $7.62 and a 52-week low of $3.82.
VYFC has a 1-Yr Target Price of $11.00 with a Market Cap of $33.02M.
VYFC is now covered by analysts at Davenport. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

Valley Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for Valley Bank that provides general commercial banking services to small-to-medium sized businesses, professional concerns, and individuals primarily in the Roanoke Valley of Virginia. It offers various deposit products, including checking, NOW, savings, money market, and individual retirement accounts, as well as time deposits and certificates of deposit.

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