In this guide you will discover the Zacks Rank stock picking system that has proven to be an extremely profitable investment tool. Since 1988, Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks have generated profits nearly three times the level of the overall market: 26% annual gain versus only 10% for the S&P 500.
The Zacks Rank was created by the founder of Zacks Investment Research, Len Zacks. He has a PhD from MIT and worked on Wall Street for a number of years creating models on how to beat the market. After extensive research and testing, Len discovered that:
In a nutshell, when a company''s earnings estimates are revised upwards, the stock''s price tends to rise as well. And when estimates fall, the stock''s price tends to drop. To harness the power of estimate revisions, Len developed the Zacks Rank to clearly alert investors when to buy and when to sell stocks.
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At the center of everything we do is a strong commitment to independent research and sharing its profitable discoveries with investors. This dedication to giving investors a trading advantage led to the creation of our proven Zacks Rank stock-rating system. Since 1986 it has nearly tripled the S&P 500 with an average gain of +26% per year. These returns cover a period from 1986-2011 and were examined and attested by Baker Tilly, an independent accounting firm.
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