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STRATEGIC HOTEL BEE
Apr 19, 2011Since inception in 1988, the S&P 500 has outperformed the Zacks #5 Rank List - Stocks to Sell Now by 80% annually (+2% versus +10%). While the rest of Wall Street continued to tout stocks during the market declines of the last few years, Zacks told investors which stocks to sell or avoid.
Here is a synopsis of why KBW and BEE have a Zacks Rank of #5 (Strong Sell) and should most likely be sold or avoided for the next one to three months. Note that a #5 Strong Sell rating is applied to 5% of all the stocks in the Zacks Rank universe:
KBW, Inc.?s (KBW) fourth-quarter earnings of 10 cents per share, announced on Feb 17, which was 13 cents wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate. One analyst out of 5 lowered estimates in the last 60 days, sending the full-year average forecast down 2 cents to a profit of $1.38 per share
Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc.?s (BEE Here is a synopsis of why WDFC and SID have a Zacks Rank of 4 (Sell) and should also most likely be sold or avoided for the next one to three months. Note that a #4 Sell rating is applied to 15% of all the stocks ranked by Zacks;
WD-40 Company (WDFC) announced second-quarter earnings of 53 cents per share on April 6, which missed analysts? projections by nearly 21%. The diluted earnings per share fell 11 cents to $0.53 from last years EPS. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for the full year slipped a penny to a profit of $2.27 per share over the past month, reflecting downward revisions by all the 5 covering analysts.
Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (ADR) (SID) posted a fourth-quarter profit of 18 cents per share on Mar 28, which was 12cents worse than the average forecast. For the full year, the Zacks Consensus Estimate fell 3 cents to a profit of $1.66 per share from $1.69 in the last couple of months Next year?s estimate moved down to a profit of $2.10 per share from $2.27 during that time span.
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