Buy these two for their growth prospects

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Long-time readers know that we keep you informed of important news about the stocks we cover. That means highlighting developments that promise to brighten their outlook. Here are two that stand out as buys this month: ADT INC. $7.47 is a Power Buy. The company (New York symbol ADT; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (www.adt.com; Shares outstanding: 770.4 million; Market cap: $5.8 billion; Dividend yield 1.9%) is now investing over $1 million in technology aimed at helping retailers detect and deter shoplifting. However, it has an “ethical” focus, relying on facial recognition data that ignores race, gender, and age. The company is buying a stake in Percepta Labs, a privately held artificial intelligence (AI) startup out of Philadelphia. ADT will invest through its ADT Commercial unit. That division is a leading provider of commercial security, fire, life safety, and risk consulting services in the U.S. In addition to taking a socially responsible approach to AI, Percepta’s technology appears to show a lot of promise…

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