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Zacks Releases Four Powerful ''Buy'' Stocks: Fisher Communications, Fred's, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Saia

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Chicago, IL – March 27, 2012 – Four free stock picks are being made available today on The industry’s leading independent research firm highlights one Zacks #1 Rank Strong Buy or a Zacks #2 Rank Buy stock for each of the four main styles of investing: Aggressive Growth, Growth & Income, Momentum, and Value.

The four highlighted picks are: Fisher Communications ( FSCI), Fred's, Inc. ( (FRED - Free Report) ), Anheuser-Busch InBev ( BUD) and Saia Inc. ( SAIA).

Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Four daily picks are offered free.

From 1988 through the present – a period that included serious corrections and recessions – the Zacks #1 Rank Stocks have nearly tripled the market with a fully documented average gain of +28% per year.

Here is a summary of today's selected stocks that are now highly rated by Zacks:          

Aggressive Growth – Fisher Communications ( FSCI)
Fisher Communications is a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) after making a sustained move into profitability. Strong EPS beats and higher estimates make this stock attractive to aggressive growth investors.

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Growth & Income – Fred's, Inc. ( (FRED - Free Report) )
Fred's, Inc. delivered better than expected fourth quarter results and provided bullish guidance for 2012 on March 21.

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Momentum – Anheuser-Busch InBev ( BUD)
After pounding a couple pints of your favorite beer, the stresses of modern day society may seem just a little bit less severe.  Based on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s most recent earnings report and outlook, it seems that the world might be doing just that. It’s also the choice of much of the middle class and beer is, after all, the original social network.  (That’s what Anheuser-Busch InBev claims anyway).

Zacks Guide to Momentum Investing (free!):

Value – Saia Inc. ( SAIA)
The transportation companies are at the front lines of the resurgent US economy. Saia Inc. is expected to grow earnings by 65% in 2012. This Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) is also a value stock with a P/B ratio of only 1.2.

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Underlying the four free stock picks is a simple truth that first appeared in a Financial Analysts Journal article published in 1979. Leonard Zacks, a Ph.D. from M.I.T. found that "earnings estimate revisions are the most powerful force impacting stock prices."  Zacks #1 Rank is awarded to a stock when analysts sharply upgrade their estimates of what the company will earn.

Today, Zacks is promoting its stock recommendations by offering four daily picks free to those who register here:

About Zacks is a property of Zacks Investment Research, Inc., which was formed in 1978 by Len Zacks. The company continually processes stock reports issued by 3,000 analysts from 150 brokerage firms.  It monitors more than 200,000 earnings estimates, looking for changes.

Then, when changes are discovered, they’re applied to help assign more than 4,400 stocks into five Zacks Rank categories: #1 Strong Buy, #2 Buy, #3 Hold, #4 Sell, and #5 Strong Sell. This proprietary stock-picking system continues to outperform the market by a nearly 3-to-1 margin.  

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