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Chicago, IL – November 13, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article are The Progressive Corporation (PGR - Free Report) , American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO - Free Report) , Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (ODFL - Free Report) , Intel Corporation (INTC - Free Report) and EMCOR Group, Inc. (EME - Free Report) .

5 Top Stocks with Upgraded Broker Ratings Worth Investing In

A number of fundamental and technical aspects are involved in identifying stocks that have robust growth potential. It’s not an easy task for individual investors to select stocks on their own in the current volatile markets. So, guidance from the experts is important.

By following broker rating upgrades, one can easily find attractive stocks. Brokers have in-depth idea about what’s happening in a particular company, as they directly communicate with top management. Also, they exhaustively go through the company’s publicly available documents and attend conference calls.

In addition, brokers have a thorough understanding of the overall industry. They place the company fundamentals against the current economic backdrop to figure out how the stock will fare as an investment.

Therefore, when a broker upgrades a stock, one can rely on their judgment. Nonetheless, depending only on broker upgrades is not a great idea to build investment portfolio. One must also take into consideration certain other factors to ensure solid and steady returns.

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