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Chicago, IL – December 7, 2020 – Stocks in this week’s article are Regions Financial Corporation (RF - Free Report) , Mohawk Industries, Inc. (MHK - Free Report) , Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (ABG - Free Report) , Silgan Holdings Inc. (SLGN - Free Report) and DCP Midstream, LP (DCP - Free Report) .

5 Stocks with Upgraded Broker Ratings Worth Investing In Now

A basic fundamental analysis is not enough to select stocks that have the potential to generate robust returns. One effective and easy way to zero in on the right stocks is to follow broker rating upgrades.

Brokers have a deeper understanding of companies, sectors and the overall economy. Further, they directly communicate with the top management. Further, brokers methodically go through the company’s publicly available documents and attend conference calls.

Also, they scrutinize the fundamentals of a company and place them against the current economic backdrop to determine how the stock will fare as an investment option. So, by following broker rating upgrades, you can easily find attractive stocks.

Yet, solely depending on broker upgrades is not the correct way to build investment portfolio. One must also take into account certain other factors to ensure steady returns.

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