For Immediate Release
Chicago, IL – January 2, 2019 - Stocks in this week’s article are Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI - Free Report) , Esterline Technologies Corp. , Humana Inc. (HUM - Free Report) , IBERIABANK Corp. (IBKC - Free Report) and United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL - Free Report) .
Invest in These 5 Companies with Improved Broker Ratings
In the current volatile markets, it’s not easy to select stocks that generate solid returns. One has to understand the fundamentals of every company and try to place them against the present economic background to pick the winners.
Since the operating environment doesn’t look attractive, one may find it difficult choose stocks on their own. In this context, following the broker recommendation is the best and easiest way as they have a deeper insight of stocks and the overall sectors.
Brokers scrutinize the company’s fundamentals and place them against the current economic environment to determine how the stock will fare as an investment option. Also, they go through the company’s publicly available documents, attend conference calls and are in direct communication with management.
Moreover, to get more insight into the company’s products and services, brokers even communicate with customers. Following this in-depth research, they decide to rate the company’s stock. So, when a broker upgrades a stock, one can easily count on it.
However, solely depending on broker recommendations is not the correct way to build investment portfolio. One must also take into consideration certain other factors to ensure steady returns.
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