Wednesday was a bit sleepy. No real new information to digest. And the only trades that really worked were owning banks and shorting Treasury bonds. Everything else was mixed. Thursday should liven up as we have the first Jobless Claims report after the subpar November Employment Situation release last Friday. Investors are looking 425,000 new claims. Hitting that mark or better should put a bit more "Ho, Ho, Ho" into this Holiday Rally.
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- Aggressive Growth - TRW Automotive (TRW) continues its steak of beating quarterly earnings estimates, which it has done for more than 4 years. Sales for the third quarter were up 10% to $3.4 billion. Net earnings came in at $189 million. Read More...
Growth & Income - Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (WWW) Q3 earnings per share came in at 70 cents, a 12.9% increase over the same quarter in 2009. This beat marked the company's third consecutive positive EPS surprise. Read More...
Momentum - Polaris Industries, Inc. (PII) has some decent movement in estimates off a good third-quarter, with the current year up 30 cents $4.20 and the next-year estimate gaining 35 cents to $4.70, a bullish 12% growth projection. Read More...
Value - Domtar Corporation (UFS) has a low, single digit P/E ratio, but its price-to-book is just 1.2, which is well within the value stock range. UFS also has a solid 1-year return on equity of 15.8%, well above its peers at 10.1%. Read More...
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