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Zacks Releases Four Powerful ''Buy'' Stocks: Hollysys Automation Technologies, Koppers Holdings, Heartland Payment Systems and HARMAN International Industries


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Chicago, IL – November 22, 2011 – Four free stock picks are being made available today on The industry’s leading independent research firm highlights one Zacks #1 Rank Strong Buy or a Zacks #2 Rank Buy stock for each of the four main styles of investing: Aggressive Growth, Growth & Income, Momentum, and Value.

The four highlighted picks are: Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. ( HOLI), Koppers Holdings Inc. ( (KOP - Snapshot Report)), Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. ( HPY) and HARMAN International Industries ( HAR).

Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Four daily picks are offered free.

From 1988 through the present – a period that included serious corrections and recessions – the Zacks #1 Rank Stocks have nearly tripled the market with a fully documented average gain of +28% per year.

Here is a summary of today's selected stocks that are now highly rated by Zacks:          

Aggressive Growth – Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. ( HOLI)
A region with a booming population will need plenty of infrastructure projects. Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. is one company set to profit from them.

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Growth & Income – Koppers Holdings Inc. ( (KOP - Snapshot Report))
Koppers Holdings Inc. recently reported better than expected results for the third quarter of 2011 on 19% sales growth and a 44% surge in EPS.

Zacks Guide to Growth & Income Investing (free!) -

Momentum – Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. ( HPY)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. continues to pressure its all-time high after reporting strong Q3 results that included a 7% surprise. With a high industry rank and bullish growth projection, this Zacks #1 Rank stock is a solid pick for momentum.

Zacks Guide to Momentum Investing (free!):

Value – HARMAN International Industries ( HAR)
HARMAN International Industries has entered a new growth phase as it aggressively expands in the hot BRICs. This Zacks #1 Rank (strong buy) has the magical combination of both growth and value, as earnings are expected to jump by the double digits and it sports a forward P/E of just 14.

Zacks Guide to Value Investing (free!) -

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Underlying the four free stock picks is a simple truth that first appeared in a Financial Analysts Journal article published in 1979. Leonard Zacks, a Ph.D. from M.I.T. found that "earnings estimate revisions are the most powerful force impacting stock prices."  Zacks #1 Rank is awarded to a stock when analysts sharply upgrade their estimates of what the company will earn.

Today, Zacks is promoting its stock recommendations by offering four daily picks free to those who register here:

About Zacks is a property of Zacks Investment Research, Inc., which was formed in 1978 by Len Zacks. The company continually processes stock reports issued by 3,000 analysts from 150 brokerage firms.  It monitors more than 200,000 earnings estimates, looking for changes.

Then, when changes are discovered, they’re applied to help assign more than 4,400 stocks into five Zacks Rank categories: #1 Strong Buy, #2 Buy, #3 Hold, #4 Sell, and #5 Strong Sell. This proprietary stock-picking system continues to outperform the market by a nearly 3-to-1 margin.  

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