Historically, the month of September has produced some bad returns. Do you know why?
More importantly, given the month's reputation, how should you be investing right now?
Steve Reitmeister, Kevin Matras and I give you the answers in this week's Roundtable Review.
Watch: Scary September: How About This Year?
Wishing you prosperity,
Charles Rotblut, CFA
Senior Market Analyst & Editor,
Profit From the Pros
Today's Top Stories: Wednesday- September 09, 2009
ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS
- Aggressive Growth - Arena Resources, Inc. (ARD) earnings for this quarter came in at $14.4 million, or 20 cents per share, for the company's sixth consecutive earnings surprise as the consensuses was 19 cents. Seven of nine analysts polled by Zacks have raised full-year estimates. The average for next year is now $1.02, up from 76 cents. Read More...
Growth & Income - Corning Inc. (GLW) continues to see bullish Zacks Consensus Estimates. Analysts polled by Zacks are forecasting year-over-year earnings growth of 25.5% for 2010. Read More...
Momentum - Diodes Inc. (DIOD) Q2 sales were up 33% from last year to $103.9 million. Earnings came in 6 cents per share, better than the Zacks Consensus Estimate calling for a loss of 2 cents. Diodes noted that its gross margin expanded during the quarter to 26% of revenue from 18.6% last year. Read More...
Value - JoS. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. (JOSB) continued with its hot streak of surprising on the Zacks Consensus Estimate as earnings per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2009 beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 25.93%. EPS rose 42% to 68 cents from 48 cents a year ago. Analysts expected just 54 cents. Read More...
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ZACKS MUTUAL FUND RANK
- Best of Funds: Top Real Estate Equity Funds
Thinking about real estate exposure? Consider housing Fidelity International Real Estate (FIREX), ING International Real Estate A (IIRAX) and Cohen & Steers International Realty A (IRFAX) in your portfolio. Read More...
- Best Of Fund Family
Learn about Zacks Mutual Fund #1 Rank (Strong Buy) funds from Wells Fargo, such as the Wells Fargo Advantage Asia Pacific Inv (SASPX), Wells Fargo Advantage Strategic Income A (SASAX) and Wells Fargo Advantage Opportunity Inv (SOPFX). Read More...
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BEST OF ZACKS EQUITY RESEARCH
INVESTMENT IDEAS: 3 Ways to Play the Surge in Gold
PERSONAL FINANCE: provided by Kiplinger.com
Allocating a portion of your portfolio to gold is always a good idea. Checkout 3 solid long-term plays in (AEM), (GG) and (ABX). Read More...
EDUCATION: Aggressive Growth
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VIP "smallstk" continues to construct a profitable portfolio with BUY calls in (FITB), (LNCE), (SNS) and (QSFT). Read More...
SCREEN OF THE WEEK: High Beta Stocks
Kevin Matras looks at how to maximize your returns with high beta stocks. Read about (EXPE), (MAS), (NP), (NTY) and (WHR). Read More...
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