1. ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS:
1) Today we highlight four new stocks:
Clean Harbors (CLHB), Williams Companies (WMB), Carrizo Oil & Gas
(CRZO) and Genco Shipping & Trading (GNK). Get these stories
2. BEST OF EQUITY RESEARCH: Radio's audience is more targeted
than TV and cheaper on a CPM (cost per thousand) basis than cable.
Read about Cox Radio (CXR) in the Analyst Interview and get our
Bull and Bear Stocks of the Day.
3. STRATEGIES & IDEAS: Demand for funeral services companies,
such as SCI, CSV and HB, make the industry attractive for
investors seeking stability and consistency in earnings.
4. ZACKS EXTRA: Momentum trading is built on enthusiasm and
market sentiment, which usually stems from actual or anticipated
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Friday - March 28, 2008
1. ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS
Zacks #1 Rank stocks average a 31% 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.
Aggressive Growth - Clean Harbors, Inc. (CLHB)
Clean Harbors (CLHB) is increasing its incinerator capacity, which should spur strong revenue growth. This year's earnings estimates are up 15 cents over the past month. Read the full analysis on CLHB now!
Growth & Income - Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB)
Williams Companies (WMB) recently increased the quarterly cash distribution and has seen analysts lift earnings forecasts. WMB's ROE of 16% also tops the industry average of 14%. Read the full analysis on WMB now!
Momentum - Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (CRZO)
Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO) reported impressive fourth-quarter results on Feb 28 that included a 47% jump in revenue. Estimates are on the rise, and the share price is trending up. Read the full analysis on CRZO now!
Value - Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd. (GNK)
Genco Shipping & Trading (GNK) is sharing profits with shareholders through a $50 million share repurchase program in 2008 and a healthy dividend of 6.20%. Read the full analysis on GNK now!
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2. BEST OF EQUITY RESEARCH
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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.
ZACKS ANALYST INTERVIEW
Time to Tune Back into Radio Stocks?
Its audience is more targeted than TV and cheaper on a CPM (cost
per thousand) basis than cable. More...
Stocks featured recently include Southern Copper (PCU), 3Com
(COMS), Jabil Circuit (JBL) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). To see the latest analyst posts, click here.
BULL OF THE DAY
Celanese (CE) - Strong Growth Strategy. For the full Zacks research report, click here.
BEAR OF THE DAY
Sony Corp. (SNE) - Losing Out to Innovators. For the full Zacks research report, click here.
ZACKS INDUSTRY RANK with Charles Rotblut
Credit Scores: 720 is the New 680
Mortgage lenders continue to tighten credit standards, which means
DHI, RYL, TOL and other homebuilders won't see an improvement
anytime soon. More...
EARNINGS TRENDS w/ Dirk Van Dijk
Earnings Estimates Still Heading South
Deterioration still being led by the Financial and Consumer Discretionary sectors. More...
OTHER ZACKS EQUITY RESEARCH RESOURCES
- Zacks Equity Research Home Page: Go there now.
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- Extremely Undervalued Stocks: These six companies have rock-
solid fundamentals that can thrive in volatile markets. Learn more...
3. STRATEGIES & IDEAS
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Here you will find fresh articles loaded with profitable investment strategies and ideas to help you beat the market.
Today we highlight...
Making a Killing
Funeral services companies like SCI, CSV and HB are in an industry that others would die for. More...
TIMELY BUY of the WEEK
World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (WWE)
This company, which reported a blowout fourth quarter, is now a completely integrated entertainment company with big plans for international markets. More...
SCREEN OF THE WEEK with Kevin Matras
New Analyst Interview
Kevin Matras shows how to identify sectors and industries that hold up well during sell-offs. Stocks highlighted include CXO, DNR, JRCC, BVN and RKT. More...
ZACKS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Diversifying Your Tax Risk
Now is a good time to consider the type of tax-deferred accounts to fund for retirement and beyond. More...
PROFIT TRACKS: RETURN ON EQUITY (ROE)
This strategy helps investors pinpoint stocks that are creating assets for shareholders. Four stocks meeting this screen's exclusive criteria include FFH, CGX, UVV and HUGH. More...
FREE REPORT: Top 10 Stock Picking Strategies
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 EXTRA
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Momentum: Momentum Trading Overview
Growth & Income: How to Use Zacks Rank #3 (Hold)
Aggressive Growth: Incorporating Value into Growth Investing
Value: A Quick Bio on Warren Buffett
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