The higher a company's brand exposure, the greater the number of potential customers who can see the company's website and what it has to offer. Search engine optimization is one way in which a company can increase its exposure. The goal of SEO is to make a company's website appear higher on search engine return results and increase the website traffic, or visitors. There is reason to believe that a company's web traffic can affect its stock price, one way being that it could predict a company's future sales. After all, the more people that visit a website, the greater the number of people who are can buy the product.
Verizon Communications Inc. is raising prices for its wireless service.Analysts see this as a sign wireless carrier discounting wars may be just about over. Verizon said it planned to increase prices by $5 or $10 per month, based on the plan size.
The week will see earnings reports from twenty-seven companies. You can see more details on the top five stocks with a 4% or more upside potential below.