1. ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS: Today we highlight four new stocks:
Deckers Outdoor (DECK), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Nexen
(NXY) and Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF). Get these stories below.
2. BEST OF EQUITY RESEARCH: Commercial REITs are also feeling the pinch. Read about PSA, RAS, UDR and MAA in the Analyst Interview article, and then get our Bull and Bear Stocks of the Day.
3. STRATEGIES & IDEAS: Kevin Matras shows how to pick the best industries with the Zacks Rank. Stocks highlighted include BG, CF and CMI.
4. ZACKS EXTRA: Value should not be ignored by aggressive growth investors, as it injects a dose of reality into the equation. Learn more and get our free investing guides.
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Wednesday - May 14, 2008
1. ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS
The Zacks Rank is a powerful short term stock ranking system that has generated a 31% average annual return. Every day on Zacks.com we highlight four new Zacks Rank Buy stocks based on the main schools of investing: Aggressive Growth, Growth & Income, Momentum and Value.
Aggressive Growth - Deckers Outdoor Corporation (DECK)
Deckers Outdoor's (DECK) UGG brand posted an 83% jump in sales during the first quarter. Over the past month, this year's earnings estimates have increased 32 cents to $6.45 per share. Read the full analysis on DECK now!
Growth & Income - Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY)
Occidental Petroleum (OXY) recently logged a new 52-week and all-time high after reporting solid first-quarter results.
Wall Street estimates are up. Read the full analysis on OXY now!
Momentum - Nexen Corp. (NXY)
Nexen (NXY) reported excellent first-quarter results that included an amazing 421% jump in earnings. Estimates are on the rise, with the current-year estimate up 53 cents in 30 days. Read the full analysis on NXY now!
Value - Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF)
Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF) is finding a strong Latin America market for Coca-Cola brands as sales rose 3.8% in the first quarter. The company has a price-to-book of only 0.11. Read the full analysis on KOF 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
Commercial REITs Also Feel Pinch
Cheap and easy financing is a thing of the past, and this will continue to bring down commercial property values. Public Storage (PSA) still looks good. Get their latest posts.
Stocks featured recently include D.R. Horton (DHI), Toyota Motor (TM), Chesapeake Energy (CHK) and Time Warner Telecom (TWTC). Get their latest posts.
BULL OF THE DAY
Dr. Pepper Snapple (DPS) - Attractively Priced. For the full Zacks research report, click here.
BEAR OF THE DAY
Supertex (SUPX) - Tough Sales Climate. For the full Zacks research report, click here.
EARNINGS TRENDS with Dirk Van Dijk
Financials have lost their market cap crown to Tech, and their earnings crown to Energy. More...
EARNINGS PREVIEW with Charles Rotblut
The Week of May 12 - May 16
Retailers take center stage this week with WMT and KSS among those reporting, along with notable earnings reports from AMAT, DE and HPQ. More...
ZACKS INDUSTRY RANK with Charles Rotblut
A Good Week for Entertainment Stocks
Marvel (MVL) raised guidance, Take-Two (TTWO) enjoyed a record launch and Disney (DIS) easily surpassed expectations - all in the span of just a few dayss. More...
OTHER ZACKS EQUITY RESEARCH RESOURCES
- Zacks Equity Research Home Page: Go there now.
- All Rating Upgrades . Learn more...
- Zacks Elite narrows down Zacks Equity Research
recommendations into three focused portfolios. 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...
SCREEN OF THE WEEK
Identifying the Average Zacks Rank of an Industry
Kevin Matras shows how to pick the best industries with the Zacks Rank, and also offers a unique tie-breaker. Stocks highlighted include BG, CF and CMI. More...
ZACKS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Time to Rethink Asset Allocation Based on MPT?
Investors must be open to adjust for changing correlations between markets. More...
Metal and mining stocks have been digging up great returns.
Read about AKS, NUE, TCK and SCHN. More...
TIMELY BUY of the WEEK
Kirby Corporation (KEX)
Red hot commodities propelled this inland shipping company to a second straight record quarter. 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 BG, CPO, ADPI and TTMI. More...
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4. ZACKS EXTRA
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Aggressive Growth: Incorporating Value into Growth Investing
Growth & Income: How to Determine Return on Equity
Momentum: Momentum Trading Overview
Value: When to Utilize a Price-to-Sales Ratio
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Rafial, who is in the top 1% of PeopleandPicks.com users, made a couple of Buy calls on May 10, including Visa (V). "(This company) is one of the strongest and best in the group," wrote Rafial, who believes it has the ability to go much higher.
The player also has Ford Motor (F) as a Buy, stating that the automaker "is in a good position to move higher in the next few weeks."
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