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Chicago, IL – November 23, 2011 – Four free stock picks are being made available today on Zacks.com. 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.
Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Four daily picks are offered free. http://at.zacks.com/?id=88
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 – Brunswick Corp (BC)
Brunswick Corp operates in markets that are highly sensitive to the economy, so this is a pretty aggressive play. But, with earnings momentum this Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) could turn around sharply if economic worries start to fade.
Zacks Guide to Aggressive Growth Investing (free!) - http://at.zacks.com/?id=4309
Growth & Income – Coach, Inc. ((COH - Analyst Report))
Coach, Inc. continues to post impressive results as it grows not only in China but in North America too. The company recently reported its 9th consecutive positive earnings surprise driven by a 15% increase in sales.
Zacks Guide to Growth & Income Investing (free!) - http://at.zacks.com/?id=4310
Momentum – Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (SBH)
Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. just spiked into a new all-time high after reporting another strong quarter that came in ahead of expectations. Estimates have since jumped higher, providing more momentum for this Zacks #1 Rank stock.
Zacks Guide to Momentum Investing (free!): http://at.zacks.com/?id=4311
Value – World Fuel Services Corporation (INT)
For the second quarter in a row, World Fuel Services Corporation reported record quarterly earnings on the back of a strong aviation segment. This Zacks #1 Rank (strong buy) also has attractive valuations, including a P/B ratio of just 2.2.
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: http://at.zacks.com/?id=7155
Zacks.com 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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