1. ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS: Today we highlight four new stocks:
AU Optronics (AUO), Bunge (BG), Frontline (FRO) and Petro- Canada (PCZ). Get these stories below.
2. BEST OF EQUITY RESEARCH: Total net income for the second quarter is expected to be 9.75%, which is below last year for the S&P 500. Read the Earnings Trends and get our Bull and Bear Stocks of the Day.
3. STRATEGIES & IDEAS: iscover the best way to utilize various asset classes within a shorter timeframe. Don't miss this week's Financial Matters article.
4. ZACKS EXTRA: In this week's Roundtable Review, panelists discuss whether or not consumer spending is flatlining.
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Tuesday - June 3, 2008
1. ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS
Zacks #1 Rank stocks average a 30% 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 - AU Optronics (AUO)
AU Optronics (AUO) said that robust demand for computers and LCD TVs is likely to cause a tight supply of panels soon, and new PC models will further drive growth into next year. Read the full analysis on AUO now!
Growth & Income - Bunge Ltd. (BG)
Bunge Ltd. (BG) has risen about 16% since last featured in early April. It continues to provide solid income as evidenced by its recent dividend hike of 11.8%. Read the full analysis on BG now!
Momentum - Frontline Ltd. (FRO)
Frontline Ltd. (FRO) shares continue to advance since last featured on May 1, rising by more than 8%. Much of the recent strength can be attributed to excellent first-quarter results. Read the full analysis on FRO now!
Value - Petro-Canada (PCZ)
Petro-Canada (PCZ) has a forward P/E of only 8.07. It has surprised on estimates three of the last four quarters on average of 3.71%. Read the full analysis on PCZ 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.
EARNINGS PREVIEW with Charles Rotblut
Earnings Expected to Remain Soft in the Second Quarter
Total net income expected to be 9.75%, below last year for the S&P 500. More...
Stocks featured recently include Sycamore Networks (SCMR), Joy Global (JOYG), Hologic (HOLX) and Snap-On (SNA). To see the latest analyst posts, click here.
BULL OF THE DAY
Triumph Group, Inc. (TGI). For the full Zacks research report, click here.
BEAR OF THE DAY
Mack-Cali Realty (CLI). For the full Zacks research report, click here.
ZACKS ANALYST INTERVIEW
ASCO Demonstrates Progress vs. Cancer
Bristol-Myers offered up some encouraging data on Erbitux for lung cancer and its skin cancer drug, ipilimumab. More...
EARNINGS TRENDS with Dirk Van Dijk
The Week of June 2 - June 6
Only 55 companies are confirmed to report this week, including CIEN, NSM, HOV and TOL. More...
ZACKS INDUSTRY RANK with Charles Rotblut
Is a Credit Card Crisis Looming?
Rising charge-off and default rates for AXP and DFS are a concern, but data from COF and WMT provide a contradiction. More...
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- All Rating Upgrades . Learn more...
- Zacks Top 10 Stocks for 2008: Up 37.7% last year. Don't
miss the winners for 2008, available now. 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...
ZACKS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Sequence of Return Risk
Discover the best way to utilize various asset classes within a shorter timeframe. More...
PROFIT TRACKS: UPGRADES AND REVISIONS
This strategy combines solid earnings with a healthy net profit margin. Four stocks that pass this screen's test include GLT, CDS, EZPW and ADVS. More...
Investing in the Tried and True
With 324 years of experience between them, PH, NUE and B are proving to be strong global players. More...
SCREEN OF THE WEEK
Using Common Sense
Kevin Matras explains why monitoring stocks is just as important as picking them. Read about CE, CPWR and GLT. More...
TIMELY BUY of the WEEK
Priceline.com, Inc. (PCLN)
This online travel company surprised on estimates by 21.57% in the first quarter, propelled by strong international growth. More...
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4. ZACKS EXTRA
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Value: Assessing Value for Cyclical Stocks
Aggressive Growth: Companies "Buyback" Their Own Stock
Growth & Income: Understanding Dividend Dates
Momentum: The Trend is Your Friend
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