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3 Stocks We Can't Wait to Own

By John Reeves – Updated Apr 7, 2017 at 12:18PM

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Investors should have a watch list, a list of companies that they want to own. John and David have one for their real-money portfolio, and here are three of the most promising companies on it. The first is Westport Innovations. Natural gas is an abundant, cheap fuel right now. And Westport, along with Fuel Systems Solutions, designs systems to help vehicles burn the fuel. The second is Nuance Communications. The voice-recognition technology company is well-positioned to be a part of the mobile computing trend. Athenahealth is the final one. It is helping to digitize the healthcare industry, along with companies likes Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. A watch list is a very valuable tool for investors. It’s a way to continue to keep tabs on companies that investors want to own. The key is to continuously learn about the businesses and wait for the right price.

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David Meier has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. John Reeves has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Westport Innovations. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Athenahealth, Nuance Communications, and Westport Innovations. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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