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Zacks Releases Four Powerful ''Buy'' Stocks: FleetCor Technologies, DSW, Cost Plus and Interline Brands


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Chicago, IL – January 24, 2012 – 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: FleetCor Technologies ( FLT), DSW Inc. ( (DSW - Snapshot Report)), Cost Plus ( CPWM) and Interline Brands ( IBI).

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 – FleetCor Technologies ( FLT)
FleetCor Technologies, Inc. has limited operating history, but what we see, we like. The stock is a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy).

Zacks Guide to Aggressive Growth Investing (free!) -

Growth & Income – DSW Inc. ( (DSW - Snapshot Report))
Estimates have been rising for DSW Inc. after management raised its guidance for fiscal 2011 on January 10.

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

Momentum – Cost Plus ( CPWM)
Cost Plus is more than a place to go to find cheap wine and beer, unique fun foods and cool quality furnishings; it’s a serious momentum stock. The stock’s increased upward momentum can be attributed to the elevated foot traffic in their stores and solid sales gains in a strained consumer retail space. 

Zacks Guide to Momentum Investing (free!):

Value – Interline Brands ( IBI)
Interline Brands, Inc. has been able to grow its facility maintenance business even as it keeps one eye closely trained on economic trends. So far, this strategy is working as the company is expected to grow EPS by the double digits in 2012. This Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) also is a value stock, with a really low price-to-sales ratio of just 0.5.

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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