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Relatively High Beta Detected in Shares of Acacia Research in the Research & Consulting Services Industry (ACTG, RECN, DNB, EXPO, NCI)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Research & Consulting Services industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

Acacia Research ranks highest with a a beta of 1.2. Resources Connec is next with a a beta of 1.1. Dun & Bradstreet ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.1.

Exponent Inc follows with a a beta of 1.1, and Navigant Consult rounds out the top five with a a beta of 1.1.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Dun & Bradstreet on July 19th, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $129.00. Since that recommendation, shares of Dun & Bradstreet have risen 12.4%. We continue to monitor Dun & Bradstreet for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): ACTG RECN DNB EXPO NCI