Wednesday - December 5, 2007
1. ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS
Zacks #1 Rank stocks average a 32% annual return. Every day on Zacks.com we highlight four new Zacks Rank Buy stocks based on the four main schools of investing: Aggressive Growth, Momentum, Growth & Income and Value.
Telefonica, S.A. (TEF) is growing by offering its customer base broadband internet services. This year's earnings estimates have risen 51 cents to $6.24 per share over the past month. Read the full analysis on TEF now!
CA, Inc. (CA), a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) company, recently declared a regular, quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share. The company is currently yielding about 0.65%. Read the full analysis on CA now!
Astronics Corporation (ATRO) recently reported another great quarter, with revenue and earnings sharply jumping. Certain revenue segments for the company are growing at over 50%. Read the full analysis on ATRO now!
2. BEST OF EQUITY RESEARCH
The Zacks Equity Research team of 50 analysts generates a mountain of timely research every day that is geared towards long term stock investing. Here we turn the spotlight on some of their hottest insights.
Stocks featured recently include AK Steel (AKS), Tessera Technologies (TSRA), Rockwell Automation (ROK) and Forest Labs (FRX). To see the latest analyst posts, click here.
Kirkland's (KIRK) - Speculative Buy. For the full Zacks research report, click here.
Ness Technologies (NSTC) - Very Small Fish. For the full Zacks research report, click here.
3. STRATEGIES & IDEAS
Here you will find fresh articles loaded with profitable investment strategies and ideas to help you beat the market. Today we highlight...
This strategy identifies stocks with strong underlying fundamentals and low valuations. Four stocks that pass this screen’s test include FTO, GDI, MAN and TEX. More...
Most of the strategies highlighted in the articles above were created using the Zacks Research Wizard screening and backtesting software. Learn more about this powerful tool and get your free copy of our special report "Top 10 Stock Screening Strategies". More...
4. ZACKS $100,000 Challenge
Zacks is conducting a nationwide talent search to find the very best stock pickers. The winner gets a $100,000 dream job with Zacks! Sign up for free to join the competition, or just read what stocks the leading players are trading on the Zacks Challenge Player Blogs.
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Charles Rotblut, CFA
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The performance of the Zacks Rank portfolios shown above for annual and year-to-date periods are the linked monthly total returns (price changes + dividends) of equal weighted hypothetical portfolios, consisting of those stocks with the indicated Zacks Rank, assuming monthly rebalancing and zero transaction costs. These are not the returns of actual portfolios. The hypothetical portfolios were created at the beginning of each month from Jan 1988 forward based on the values of the Zacks Rank available to Zacks' clients before the beginning of each month. The portfolios created monthly from 1988 through September 2006 exclude ADRS and are comprised of stocks that have the indicated Zacks Rank and were covered by at least two analysts at the time of the stocks inclusion in the portfolio. Starting in October 2006 and going forward, the portfolios are comprised of all stocks with the indicated Zacks Rank and do not exclude ADRs, which is more reflective of the list of stocks that customers will find on the Zacks web sites. 2007 returns are for the period of Jan 1 - Jun 30, 2007. These performance numbers have been audited from 1995 through 2003 by Autschuler Melovan, a division of American Express Financial.
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