1. ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS: Today we highlight four new stocks: Kirby (KEX), EOG Resources (EOG), CSX (CSX) and Bunge (BG).
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2. BEST OF EQUITY RESEARCH: The first half of earnings season was the best of times (for Energy) and the worst of times (for
Financials). Read the Earnings Trends and get our Bull and Bear Stocks of the Day.
3. STRATEGIES & IDEAS: The Roth IRA will soon be available to high net worth and high income earners. Read this week's Financial Matters article.
4. ZACKS EXTRA: Panelists discuss how the stimulus checks will impact the economy, and offer their opinions on a housing recovery.
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Tuesday - April 29, 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 - Kirby Corp. (KEX)
Kirby (KEX)announced a 48% increase in first-quarter earnings.
Full-year guidance was raised to $2.74-$2.89 per share. The stock
is near new highs. Read the full analysis on KEX now!
Growth & Income - EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG)
EOG Resources (EOG) has been hitting 52-week highs recently as it prepares to report first-quarter results on May 2. Wall Street estimates are on the rise. Read the full analysis on EOG now!
Momentum - CSX Corp. (CSX)
CSX (CSX) shares have been in a bullish mood since reporting very strong first quarter results. Shares have since advanced as far as $62, a respectable short-term return of almost 7%. Read the full analysis on CSX now!
Value - Bunge Limited (BGE)
Bunge (BG) reported an outstanding first quarter on Apr 24, and raised its guidance for the full year. The stock is up 14.25% since we last reviewed it in November. Read the full analysis on BG now!
OTHER ZACKS RANK RESOURCES
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.
EARNINGS TRENDS with Dirk Van Dijk
Halfway Done, and It's a Tale of Two Markets
It was the best of times (for Energy), it was the worst of times (for Financials). More...
Stocks featured recently include Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), Logitech (LOGI), United Technologies (UTX) and Kinross Gold (KGC). To see the latest analyst posts, click here.
BULL OF THE DAY
Hittite Microwave (HITT) - Really Cooking. For the full Zacks research report, click here.
BEAR OF THE DAY
Telmex (TMX) - Stalled Mexican Growth. For the full Zacks research report, click here.
ZACKS ANALYST INTERVIEW
Home Sales Numbers Weigh on Developers
Even by recent standards, these numbers were ugly. Steer clear of DHI, LEN, BZH and RYL. More...
EARNINGS PREVIEW with Charles Rotblut
The Week of Apr 28 - May 2
The last week of April features a two-day Fed meeting. It also includes earnings from Dow components CVX, XOM, GM, PG and VZ. More...
ZACKS INDUSTRY RANK with Charles Rotblut
Bank Earnings Worse Than Sentiment Suggests
The recent market rally overshadowed the fact that earnings for BAC, C, JPM, WM and WB, among others, were terrible. More...
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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...
ZACKS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Prepare for Roth Opportunity in 2010
The Roth IRA will soon be available to high net worth and high income earners. More...
PROFIT TRACKS: EARNINGS AND MARGINS
If you like to use a company's PE ratio to determine its value, you'll love using the PEG ratio. Four stocks that pass this screen's test include EJ, DNR, SCRX and CFSG. More...
BETAfy Your Portfolio
With the market stabilizing, more beta will juice your returns. Read about EBAY, CRYP and SCHN. More...
TIMELY BUY of the WEEK
EOG Resources (EOG)
The company is riding soaring natural gas and crude prices to big gains as it beat Wall Street estimates in three quarters of 2007 by an average of 9.86%. More...
SCREEN OF THE WEEK
Kevin Matras shows how to invest in companies seeking solutions for the global rise in food prices. Stocks highlighted include ASTE, SBS and OLN. More...
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4. ZACKS EXTRA
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ROUNDTABLE REVIEW (AUDIO)
Panelists give their views on whether record oil prices and crisis
in the airline industry spell opportunity for investors. Listen to his audio here.
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THE WAY I SEE IT (AUDIO)
Steve Reitmeister, Editor-At-Large for Zacks.com, explains how to
judge the quality of earnings reports, and outlines some games
that companies play, using GOOG, INTC, MON and RIMM as examples. Listen to his audio here.
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