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Vermilion Booster Shots: Attractive bottom-fishing stocks

For investors looking for bottom-fishing candidates; stocks that are breaking downtrends, exhibiting ascending reaction lows, and showing stabilizing relative strength.
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Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard is a global developer and publisher of interactive entertainment content and services. The company's segments are: Activision Publishing, Inc., which is a global developer and publisher of interactive software products and entertainment content, particularly for the console platform; Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., which is a global developer and publisher of interactive software products and entertainment content, particularly for the personal computers platform; and King Digital Entertainment, which is a global developer and publisher of interactive entertainment content and services, particularly for the mobile platform, including for Google Inc.'s Android and Apple Inc.'s iOS.

Agnico Eagle Mines

Agnico-Eagle Mines is a gold mining company with mining operations in Canada, Mexico and Finland. Co. earns a proportion of its revenues from the production and sale of gold in both dore bar and concentrate form. The remainder of revenue and cash flow is generated by the production and sale of byproduct metals. The revenue from byproduct metals is mainly generated by production at the LaRonde mine in Canada (silver, zinc, copper and lead) and the Pinos Altos mine in Mexico (silver).

Alamos Gold Inc.

Alamos Gold is engaged in the exploration, mine development, and the mining and extraction of precious metals, primarily gold. Co.'s s primary asset is the Mulatos Mine and holds the mineral rights to the Salamandra group of concessions in the State of Sonora, Mexico, which includes several known satellite gold occurrences.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd

Amazon.com Inc.

Amazon.com serves consumers through its online and physical stores. The company also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including Kindle, Fire tablet, Fire TV, Echo, and Ring, and the company develops and produces media content. The company operates customer service centers and provides programs that enable sellers to grow their businesses, sell their products in its stores, and fulfill orders through the company The company serves developers and enterprises of various sizes, including start-ups, government agencies, and academic institutions, through its Amazon Web Services segment, which provides a set of global compute, storage, database, and other service offerings. The company also provides services, such as advertising.

Amicus Therapeutics

Amicus Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on the discovering, developing, and delivering medicines for diseases. The company's Commercial Product and Product Candidates include Galafold? (Migalastat HCl), which is for the treatment of adults with a confirmed diagnosis of Fabry disease and an amenable galactosidase alpha gene variant based on in vitro assay data; Enzyme Replacement Therapy for Pompe disease; and Cyclin-dependent kinase-like 5 (CDKL5) Deficiency Disorder, which is a gene on the X-chromosome encoding the CDKL5 protein that regulates the expression of several essential proteins for normal brain development.

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Anterix Inc

Anterix is a wireless communications company focused on developing and commercializing its assets to enable its infrastructure and enterprise customers to deploy private broadband networks, technologies and solutions.

Ardmore Shipping

B2Gold

B2Gold is a Vancouver-based gold producer with three operating mines (two in Nicaragua and one in the Philippines), a fourth mine which has entered into the commissioning and testing phase in Namibia and a portfolio of development and exploration assets in Mali, Colombia, Burkina Faso and Nicaragua. Co.'s reportable operating segments include its mining operations and development projects. The Other Mineral Properties segment consists of Co.'s interests in mineral properties which are at various stages of exploration. The Corporate and Other segment includes corporate operations and the Bellavista property in Costa Rica which is classified as held for sale.

Bandwidth Class A

Bandwidth is a cloud-based communications platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) provider. The company's solutions include a range of software Application Programming Interfaces for voice and text functionality and its owned and managed, purpose-built Internet Protocol voice network. The company's operating segments include: CPaaS, which provides Voice, Messaging, 911 and Phone Numbers solutions through the company's proprietary CPaaS software application programming interfaces; and other, which consists of services provided such as SIP trunking, data resale, and a hosted Voice-over Internet Protocol and from traffic generated by other carriers, Short Message Service registration and other miscellaneous product lines.

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Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. Cl A

Bio-Rad Laboratories is a manufacturer and distributor of its own life science research and clinical diagnostics products. The company has two primary segments: Life Science, which is engaged in the life sciences market and develops, manufactures and markets reagents, apparatus and laboratory instruments; and Clinical Diagnostics, which designs, manufactures, sells and supports test systems, informatics systems, test kits and quality controls that serve clinical laboratories in the diagnostics market. The company sells its products and services to a client base comprised of scientific research, healthcare, education and government customers.

Boston Beer Co. Cl A

Boston Beer Company is an alcoholic beverage company and a craft brewer. The company is engaged in the business of selling alcohol beverages throughout the United States and in selected international markets. The company's brands include Samuel Adams?, Twisted Tea?, Truly Hard Seltzer?, Wild Leaf? Hard Tea and Tura? Alcoholic Kombucha. The company produces alcohol beverages including malt beverages, hard cider and hard seltzer at the company-owned breweries and its cidery and under contract arrangements at other brewery locations. The company sells its products mainly in the United States, but also has markets in Canada, Europe, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, the Caribbean, the Pacific Rim, Mexico, and Central and South America.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.

Cabot Oil & Gas is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the development, exploitation, exploration and production of oil and gas properties. The company operates in one segment, natural gas and oil development, exploitation, exploration and production, in the continental United States. The company's operations are primarily concentrated in one unconventional play—the Marcellus Shale in northeast Pennsylvania.

Cadence Design Systems Inc.

Cadence Design Systems provides solutions that enable its customers to design electronic products. The company's products offerings include software, hardware, services and reusable integrated circuit (IC) design blocks, which are referred to as intellectual property (IP). The company provides maintenance for its software, hardware, and IP product offerings. The company combines its products and technologies into categories related to design activities: Functional Verification (including hardware for emulation and prototyping); Digital IC Design and Signoff; Custom IC Design and Simulation; System Interconnect and Analysis (printed circuit boards and IC package); and IP (includes design IP and verification IP).

Cerus Corp.

Cerus is a biomedical products company focused on developing and commercializing the INTERCEPT Blood System for blood safety. The INTERCEPT Blood System, which is based on the company's technology for controlling biological replication, is designed to reduce blood-borne pathogens in donated blood components intended for transfusion. The company's INTERCEPT Blood System is for use with three blood components: plasma, platelets, and red blood cells. The platelet system and plasma system are designed to inactivate blood-borne pathogens in platelets and plasma donated for transfusion and the red blood cell system is designed to inactivate blood-borne pathogens in red blood cells donated for transfusion.

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chipotle Mexican Grill together with its subsidiaries operates Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants, which feature a menu of burritos, burrito bowls (a burrito without the tortilla), tacos, and salads. The company operates Chipotle restaurants throughout the United States, international Chipotle restaurants, and non-Chipotle restaurants. The company uses various herbs, spices and seasonings to prepare its meats and vegetables. The company also serves tortilla chips that seasoned with lime juice and salt, with sides of hand mashed guacamole, salsas, or queso. In addition to sodas, fruit and tea drinks, and organic milk, most of the company's restaurants also provide a selection of beer and margaritas.

Clarivate Plc (A)

CNX Resources

CNX Resources is an independent oil and gas company focused on the exploration, development, production, gathering, processing and acquisition of natural gas properties primarily in the Appalachian Basin. The company's operations are centered on unconventional shale formations, primarily the Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale. The company operates, develops and explores for natural gas in Appalachia (Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, and Virginia).

CommVault Systems

CommVault Systems is a provider of data and information management software applications and related services. The company develops, markets and sells a suite of software applications and services, mainly in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, that provides its customers with data protection solutions. The company also sells appliances that integrate the company's software with hardware. Company also provides its customers with a range of professional and customer support services.

Compugen Ltd.

Compugen is a therapeutic discovery company based in Isreal. Co. is engaged in utilizing its broadly applicable predictive discovery infrastructure to discover novel drug targets and develop first-in-class therapeutics. Co. is advancing a therapeutic pipeline consisting mainly of early-stage immuno-oncology programs, aimed at harnessing the immune system to eradicate cancer. Co.'s pipeline is based on novel Compugen-discovered drug targets, primarily immune checkpoint candidates that are predicted to provide cancer immunotherapies addressing unmet cancer types and patient populations, both as monotherapy and in combination.

Cytosorbents

Cytosorbents is engaged in critical care immunotherapy, investigating and commercializing its CytoSorb blood purification technology to reduce uncontrolled inflammation in hospitalized patients around the world, to prevent or treat multiple organ failure in life-threatening illnesses and cardiac surgery. CytoSorb, the company's primary product, is approved in the European Union as an extracorporeal cytokine filter and is designed to reduce the cytokine storm that could otherwise cause massive inflammation, organ failure and death in common critical illnesses such as sepsis, burn injury, trauma, lung injury, and pancreatitis. CytoSorb is used during and after cardiac surgery.

Danaher Corp.

Danaher designs, manufactures and markets medical, industrial and commercial products and services. The company's segments include: Life Sciences, which provides research tools to study genes, proteins, metabolites and cells, in order to understand the causes of disease, identify therapies and test drugs and vaccines; Diagnostics, which provides analytical instruments, reagents, consumables, software and services that hospitals, physicians' offices, reference laboratories and other critical care settings use to diagnose disease and make treatment decisions; and Environmental and Applied Solutions, which provides products and services to protect resources and global food and water supplies.

eBay Inc.

eBay is a global commerce provider, which includes its Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. The company's Marketplace platforms include its online marketplace located at www.ebay.com, its localized counterparts and the eBay suite of mobile apps. The company's StubHub platforms include its online ticket platform located at www.stubhub.com, its localized counterparts and the StubHub mobile apps. These platforms connect fans with their favorite sporting events, shows and artists and enable them to buy and sell tickets whenever and wherever they want. The company's Classifieds platforms include a collection of brands such as mobile.de, Kijiji, Gumtree, Marktplaats, eBay Kleinanzeigen and others.

Electronic Arts Inc.

Electronic Arts develops, markets, publishes and distributes games, content and services that can be played and watched on a variety of platforms, including game consoles, personal computers, and mobile phones. The company markets and sells its games and services through digital distribution channels and through retail channels. Digitally, the company's console games and services can be purchased through third-party storefronts. In its games and services, the company utilizes brands that it either wholly own or license from others. The company develops and publishes games and services across genres. Within and alongside its games, the company provides live services, including in-game purchases, downloadable content, and esports.

Etsy

Etsy provides sellers a marketplace with buyers along with a range of seller tools and services that are specifically designed to help its creative entrepreneurs generate more sales and scale their businesses. The company's platform includes the Etsy and Reverb Holdings, Inc. (Reverb) online marketplaces, its seller tools and services, its engaged sellers and buyers, and its technology. The company's primary marketplace, Etsy.com, is where buyers come to discover a selection of goods that are hard to find elsewhere. Reverb, the company's subsidiary, operates as a standalone marketplace. This two-sided marketplace connects buyers and sellers of new, used, and vintage musical gear from all over the world.

Five9

Five9 is a provider of cloud software for contact centers. The company's Virtual Contact Center (VCC), cloud platform and applications, allows simultaneous management and optimization of customer interactions across voice, chat, email, web, social media and mobile channels, either directly or through its application programming interfaces. The company's VCC cloud platform matches each customer interaction with an appropriate agent resource and delivers customer data to the agent in real-time through integrations with adjacent enterprise applications, such as customer relationship management software. The company provides its solution through a software-as-a-service business model with recurring subscriptions.

Fiverr International

Frontline Ltd.

Genmab A/S

Inphi

Inphi is a provider of analog and mixed signal semiconductor solutions for the communications and datacenter markets. The company's analog and mixed signal semiconductor solutions provide an interface between analog and mixed signals and digital information in systems such as telecommunications transport systems, enterprise networking equipment and datacenters. The company has a range of products in its portfolio, including products that have commercially shipped, products for which the company has shipped engineering samples and products under development, that perform a range of functions such as amplifying, encoding, multiplexing, demultiplexing, and retiming signals at speeds up to 400 Gbps.

International Seaways

iRhythm Technologies

iRhythm Technologies is a digital healthcare company redefining the way cardiac arrhythmias are clinically diagnosed by combining its wearable biosensing technology with cloud-based data analytics and capabilities. The company has developed a long-term continuous ambulatory cardiac monitoring platform known as the Zio service that provides continuous ambulatory cardiac monitoring through Zio XT monitor and Zio AT monitor. While wearing either the Zio XT or Zio AT monitor, patients can mark when symptoms occur by pressing a trigger button on the device and separately recording contextual data like activities and circumstances in a written symptom diary or digitally via the myZio application.

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson is a holding company engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sale of a range of products in the health care field. The company has three business segments: Consumer, which includes a range of products focused on personal healthcare used in the beauty, over-the-counter pharmaceutical, baby care, oral care, women's health and wound care markets; Pharmaceutical, which is focused on six therapeutic areas: immunology, infectious diseases, neuroscience, oncology, cardiovascular and metabolism and pulmonary hypertension; and Medical Devices, which includes products used in the orthopaedic, surgery, interventional solutions, and eye health fields.

Juniper Networks Inc.

Juniper Networks designs, develops and sells products and services for networks. The company sells its products in three geographic regions: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Asia Pacific. The company sells its network products and service offerings across routing, switching, and security technologies. In addition, the company provides its customers services, including maintenance and support, services, and education and training programs. The company's products and services address network requirements for its customers within its vertical: Cloud, Service Provider, and Enterprise. The company's portfolio addresses domains in the network: core; edge; access and aggregation; data centers; and campus and branch.

Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals

Kinross Gold Corp.

Kinross Gold is engaged in the mining and processing of gold and, as a by-product, silver ore and the exploration for, and the acquisition of, gold bearing properties in the Americas, the Russian Federation, West Africa and worldwide. As of Dec 31 2013, Co.'s proven mineral reserves for gold and silver were 1,122 ounces and 1,179 ounces respectively.7,883 7,883 7,883

Kraft Heinz

Kraft Heinz is a food and beverage company. The company manufactures and markets food and beverage products, including condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, and other grocery products throughout the world. The company has three reportable segments defined by geographic region: United States, Canada, and Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The company's remaining businesses are combined and disclosed as Rest of World. Rest of World comprises two operating segments: Latin America and Asia Pacific.

MarketAxess Holdings Inc.

MarketAxess Holdings operates an electronic trading platform that enables fixed-income market participants to trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income instruments using its patented technology. Through its Open Trading? protocols, the company executes trades in certain bond between and among institutional investor and broker-dealer clients. The company also provides trading-related products and services, including: Composite+ pricing and other market data products to assist clients with trading decisions; auto-execution and other execution services for clients requiring specialized workflow solutions; connectivity solutions that facilitate straight-through processing; and technology services.

Merit Medical Systems Inc.

Merit Medical Systems manufactures and markets proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology, oncology, critical care and endoscopy. The company conducts its business through two segments: Cardiovascular, which includes its Peripheral Intervention, Cardiac Intervention, Cardiovascular and Critical Care, Interventional Oncology and Spine and Breast Cancer Localization and Guidance product groups; and Endoscopy, which provides non-vascular stents to treat gastrointestinal and pulmonary disease including AERO?, AEROmini? and AERO DV? Fully Covered Tracheobronchial Stents and Alimaxx-B? Biliary Stent Systems.

Montage Resources Corporation

Montage Resource is an independent exploration and production company engaged in the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties in the Appalachian Basin of the U.S., which encompasses the Utica Shale, Indian Castle/Flat Creek Shales and Marcellus Shale prospective areas.

NETGEAR Inc.

Netgear provides networking and Internet connected products to consumers and businesses. The company operates in the following two segments: The Connected Home, which is focused on consumers and consists of 4G/5G mobile, Wi-Fi internet networking solutions and smart devices such as Orbi Voice smart speakers and Meural digital canvas; and Small and Medium Business, which is focused on small and medium-sized businesses and consists of business networking, storage, wireless local area network and security solutions. The company is organized into the following geographic territories: Americas; Europe, Middle-East and Africa and Asia Pacific.

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Okta

Okta is an independent identity management platform for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud is the company's platform that enables its customers to connect people to technology, anywhere, anytime and from any device. The Okta Identity Cloud consists of a suite of products to manage and secure identities. Products used for workforce identity are consumed through web and mobile interfaces, and provide ways for Information Technology organizations to manage identities for their employees, contractors and partners. The company's products include: Universal Directory; Single Sign-On; Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication; Lifecycle Management; and Application Programming Interface Access Management.

Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings

Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings is a holding company. The company and its subsidiaries buys overproduced, overstocked, and closeout merchandise from manufacturers, wholesalers, and other retailers. The company's product offerings include: cooking utensils, dishes, appliances, plastic containers, cutlery, storage and garbage bags, detergents and cleaning supplies; packaged food including coffee, bottled non-carbonated beverages and salty snacks; household goods including bedding and towels; books and stationery; floor coverings including laminate flooring, commercial and residential carpeting, area rugs and floor mats; and electronics, including air conditioners, home electronics and cellular accessories.

Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC

Pacific Horizon Investment Trust is an investment company. Co. invests in the Asia-Pacific region (excluding Japan) and in the Indian Sub-continent. Co. also invests in companies based in the region and in investment funds specializing in the region or particular countries or sectors within it even if they are listed elsewhere. The portfolio is actively managed and normally consists of quoted equity securities. Co. is also permitted to invest in other pooled vehicles (general, country and sector specific) that invest in the markets of the region. Co.'s Alternative Investment Fund Manager is Baillie Gifford & Co Limited. The valuation of the portfolio at Jul 31 2017 was £179.5 million.

Papa John's International Inc.

Papa John's International operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants and, in certain international markets, dine-in and delivery restaurants. The company has four reportable segments: domestic the company-owned restaurants, which engages in retail sales of pizza and side items; North America commissaries, which includes the operations of the company's regional dough production and product distribution centers; North America franchising, which includes the company's franchise sales and support activities; and international operations, which includes the distribution sales to franchised Papa John's restaurants in the United Kingdom and its franchise sales and support activities.

PayPal Holdings

PayPal Holdings is a technology platform and digital payments company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide. The company's combined payment solutions include its PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom and iZettle products and services. PayPal's payment solutions enable the company's customers to send and receive payments. PayPal helps merchants and consumers connect, transact, and complete payments, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. The company provides proprietary payment solutions accepted by merchants that enable the completion of payments on the company's Payments Platform on behalf of its customers.

PDF Solutions Inc.

PDF Solutions provides products and services designed to help data scientists across the semiconductor ecosystem to improve the yield, quality, and profitability of their products. The company's products and services include: Exensio Software Products, which is designed to enable customers to perform root cause diagnosis of yield, performance, and quality issues; Design-for-Inspection System, which is designed to enable its customers to achieve non-contact, inline electrical characterization and process control; Characterization Vehicle System, which is designed to improve yield learning; and software as a service, which provides services to make its Exensio software available via the Internet.

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Quidel Corp.

Quidel is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of diagnostic testing solutions. The company provides diagnostic testing solutions under various brand names, including, among others, the following: Quidel?, QuickVue?, QuickVue+?, Sofia?, Triage?, AmpliVue?, Solana?, Virena?, MicroVue?, Lyra?, FreshCells?, D3?, FastPoint?, ReadyCells?, Super E-Mix?, InflammaDry?, AdenoPlus?, ELVIRA?, ELVIS? and Thyretain?. The company's diagnostic testing solutions are separated into its four product categories: rapid immunoassay, cardiac immunoassay, specialized diagnostic solutions and molecular diagnostic solutions.

Range Resources Corp.

Range Resources is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is an independent natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil company, engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of natural gas and oil properties, located in the Appalachian and North Louisiana regions of the United States, primarily in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania and the Lower Cotton Valley formation in Louisiana.

Sapiens International Corp. N.V.

Sapiens International is a global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry. Co.'s offerings include a broad range of software solutions and services, comprised of (i) core software solutions for the insurance industry, including Property & Casualty/General Insurance (“P&C”) and Life, Annuities and Pensions (“L&P”) products, and record keeping software solutions for providers of Retirement Services (ii) variety of technology based solution including business decision management solutions for the financial services industry, including insurance, banking and capital markets and (iii) global services including project delivery and implementation of Co.'s software solutions.

Silgan Holdings Inc.

Silgan Holdings is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company manufactures rigid packaging for consumer goods products. The company operates three businesses; its metal container business, which used primarily by processors and packagers for food products, such as vegetables, soup, proteins, tomato based products, adult nutritional drinks and fruit ; its closures business, which manufactures metal and plastic closures and dispensing systems for food and beverage and health care products; and its plastic container business, which manufactures custom designed and stock plastic containers for personal care and health care products, including containers for mouthwash, shampoos, and conditioners.

Simulations Plus

Simulations Plus is a developer of drug discovery and development software for mechanistic modeling and simulation, and for machine-learning-based prediction of properties of molecules solely from their structure. The company also provides consulting services. The company provides various software products for pharmaceutical research and development, including: simulation programs that provide time-dependent results based on solving sets of differential equations: GastroPlus?; DDDPlus?; MembranePlus?; DILIsym?; and NAFLDsym?; programs that are based on predicting and analyzing static properties of chemicals: ADMET Predictor?; MedChem Designer?; and MedChem Studio?; PKPlus?; and KIWI?.

Smartsheet

Smartsheet is a cloud-based platform for work execution, enabling teams and organizations to plan, capture, manage, automate, and report on work at scale. Customers access their accounts online via a web-based interface or a mobile application. Some customers also purchase the company's other services, which primarily consist of consulting and training services. The company's products are comprised of: Smartdashboards, Smartportals, Smartcards, Smartgrids, Smartprojects, Smartcalendars, Smartforms, Smartautomation, Smartintegrations, Connectors, Control Center, Accelerators, Dynamic View, and Data Uploader.

Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts Farmers Market operates as a healthy grocery store. The company categorizes the varieties of products it sells as perishable and non-perishable. Perishable product categories include produce, meat, seafood, deli, bakery, floral and dairy and dairy alternatives. Non-perishable product categories include grocery, vitamins and supplements, bulk items, frozen foods, beer and wine, and natural health and body care. The company's stores include the following departments: packaged groceries, meat and seafood, deli, vitamins and supplements, dairy and dairy alternatives, bulk items, baked goods, frozen foods, natural health and body care, and beer and wine.

SurModics Inc.

Surmodics is a provider of medical device and in vitro diagnostic technologies to the healthcare industry. The company's segments are comprised of: Medical Device, which provides surface coatings and device drug-delivery technologies that impart lubricity, prohealing or biocompatibility characteristics, as well as drug delivery capabilities; and In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD), in which the company manufactures and sells components for IVD immunoassay and molecular tests and the company sells these components to the diagnostic, biomedical research, and life science markets. The company also provides colorimetric and chemiluminescent substrates to the IVD market under its BioFX? trademark.

Synopsys Inc.

Synopsys is a supplier of electronic design automation (EDA) software that engineers use to design and test integrated circuits. The company also provides semiconductor intellectual property products, which are pre-designed circuits that engineers use as components of larger chip designs rather than designing those circuits themselves. The company provides software and hardware used to validate the electronic systems that incorporate chips and the software that runs on them. The company is also a provider of software tools and services that improve the security and quality of software code in a variety of industries, including electronics, financial services, media, automotive, medicine, energy and industrials.

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Tractor Supply Co.

Tractor Supply is a rural lifestyle retailer. The company is focused on supplying the needs of recreational farmers, ranchers and all those who enjoy living the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. The company operates retail stores under the names Tractor Supply Company, Del's Feed & Farm Supply, and Petsense and operates websites under the names TractorSupply.com and Petsense.com. The company's selection of merchandise is comprised of the following main product categories: equine, livestock, pet, and small animal products; hardware, truck, towing, and tool products; seasonal products; work/recreational clothing and footwear; and maintenance products for agricultural and rural use.

Transmedics Group

TransMedics is a commercial-stage medical technology company transforming organ transplant therapy for end-stage organ failure patients across multiple disease states. The company developed the Organ Care System ("OCS") to replace a decades-old standard of care. The OCS represents a paradigm shift that transforms organ preservation for transplantation from a static state to a dynamic environment that enables new capabilities, including organ optimization and assessment. The company's OCS technology replicates many aspects of the organ's natural living and functioning environment outside of the human body.

TreeHouse Foods

TreeHouse Foods is a consumer packaged food and beverage manufacturer operating across the United States, Canada, and Italy. The company's reportable segments are: Baked Goods, which sells bars, candy, cookies, crackers; in-store bakery products, pita chips, pretzels, refrigerated dough, and retail griddle waffles, pancakes, and French toast; Beverages, which sells broths, liquid non-dairy creamer, non-dairy powdered creamers, powdered drinks, ready-to-drink coffee, single serve hot beverages, teas, and sweeteners; and Meal Solutions, which sells aseptic cheese and pudding products, baking and mix powders, hot cereals, pasta, and skillet dinners, among others.

United Therapeutics Corp.

United Therapeutics is a biotechnology company. The company markets and sells four commercial therapies to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH): Remodulin? (treprostinil) Injection; Tyvaso? (treprostinil) Inhalation Solution; Orenitram? (treprostinil) Extended-Release Tablets; and Adcirca? (tadalafil) Tablets. The company also markets and sells an oncology product, Unituxin? (dinutuximab) Injection for treatment of high-risk neuroblastoma. The company also engages in research and development of new indications and formulations and delivery devices for its existing products, as well as new products to treat PAH and other conditions. The company also engages in organ transplantation-related technologies.

USANA Health Sciences Inc.

USANA Health Sciences develops and manufactures nutritional and personal care products. The company's principal product lines include: USANA? Nutritionals Essentials/CellSentials?, which inclides vitamin and mineral supplements that provide body nutrition for every age group beginning with children 13 months of age; Optimizers, which consists of targeted supplements designed to meet individual health and nutritional needs, such as cardiovascular health, skeletal/structural health, and digestive health; and Foods, which includes low-glycemic meal replacement shakes, snack bars, and other related products that provide macro-nutrition (carbohydrates, proteins, and fats) in various formats.

Veeva Systems

Veeva Systems provides industry cloud solutions for the life sciences industry. Veeva Commercial Cloud is a suite of multichannel customer relationship management applications, a commercial data warehouse, territory allocation and alignment applications, master data management applications and customer reference and data and services. Veeva Vault is the company's suite of cloud-based, enterprise content management applications that address the content management requirements for the company's customers'commercial functions, including medical and sales and marketing, and key research and development functions, including clinical, regulatory, quality, and, when available, safety.

VeriSign Inc.

Verisign is a provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, enabling internet navigation for domain names. The company enables the security, stability, and resiliency of main internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating internet root servers, and providing registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net top-level domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce. The company operates the authoritative directory of and/or the back-end systems for all .com, .net, .cc, .tv, .gov, .jobs, .edu and .name domain names, among others. The company also provides internationalized domain name services.

Wingstop

Wingstop is a franchisor and operator of restaurants that focuses on cooked-to-order, hand-sauced and tossed chicken wings. The company provides its guests several flavors on its bone-in and boneless chicken wings and tenders paired with seasoned fries, Ranch, and Bleu Cheese dips. The company's proprietary flavors, which range from extremely hot to mild includes Atomic, Mango Habanero, Cajun, Original Hot, Spicy Korean Q, Louisiana Rub, Mild, Hickory Smoked BBQ, Lemon Pepper, Garlic Parmesan, and Hawaiian. To complement its wings, the company serves seasoned fries, as well as carrots and celery and Ranch and Bleu Cheese Dips made with buttermilk.

Zynex

Zynex, through its subsidiary, Zynex Medical, Inc. (ZMI), designs, manufactures and markets medical devices that treat chronic and acute pain, as well as activate and exercise muscles for rehabilitative purposes with electrical stimulation. The ZMI devices are portable, battery operated and include an electrical pulse generator which is connected to the body via electrodes. ZMI also designs, manufactures and markets the NeuroMove product. The NeuroMove contains electromyography and electric stimulation technology that is primarily used for stroke, spinal cord and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, by reaching parts of the brain to re-connect with muscles, also known as neuroplasticity.

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