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Brokerage Recommendations Research

Brokerage Research firms spend over a billion dollars a year to fully analyze and recommend stocks to their clients. Most of that expense is paid out as compensation to a group of highly intelligent, and well compensated, equity analysts. It is usually in your best interest to know what these Wall Street heavy weights think about your stocks before you make buy, hold, sell decisions. And there is no better place to gather that information than on the Recommendations research pages on

How many buy, hold and sell ratings are there on the company? You'll find the answers here. More importantly you will see the trend of these ratings from the recent past. Zacks Investment Research has conclusively found a link between the change in recommendations and future performance of stocks. In general, stocks experiencing a recent rise in the ABR (Average Brokerage Recommendation) will outperform the market in the near term. And those stocks seeing a recent decline in their ABR will under perform the market. Learn more about ABR.

Brokerage Recommendations
  Today 1 Week Ago 1 Month Ago 2 Months Ago 3 Months Ago
Strong Buy 8 8 8 6 5
Buy 2 2 1 2 1
Hold 4 3 3 4 6


0 1 1 2 2
Strong Sell 0 0 1 1 1
ABR 1.71 1.79 2.00 2.33 2.53