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Chicago, IL – January 17, 2019 - Stocks in this week’s article are Humana Inc. (HUM - Free Report) , Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI - Free Report) , The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW - Free Report) , United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL - Free Report) and Spirit Airlines, Inc. (SAVE - Free Report) .
5 Stocks with Upgraded Broker Ratings Worth Buying Right Now
During an earnings season, market sentiment is largely influenced by corporate results and guidance. Though earnings performance is a good indicator of a stock’s future performance, identifying future growth drivers is not always an easy task.
A company’s better-than-expected earnings may not always translate to a solid price appreciation for its stock due to some reasons that are not easy to identify. So, it is advisable to depend on expert advice. One way to do this is to follow broker recommendations.
Brokers have a better understanding of stocks, deeper industry knowledge and a grasp over the economy at large. They scrutinize the company’s fundamentals and place them against the current economic backdrop to find out how the stock will fare as an investment option.
Brokers go through the company’s publicly available documents, attend conference calls and are in direct communication with the top management. At times, to get more insight into the company’s products and services offered, they even communicate with customers.
After an in-depth research, brokers decide to rate the company’s stock. So, when a broker upgrades a stock, you can easily rely on it.
Still solely depending on analyst recommendations is not the right way to build your investment portfolio. You should also take into consideration certain other factors to ensure solid returns.
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