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Shaun Pruitt

Conagra Earnings Preview: Can CAG Stock Start to Climb?

Investors will hope that Conagra Brands can start to mimic the performance of companies like Campbell Soup (CPB), General Mills (GIS), and Kellogg's (K), which also have pricing advantages from well-known brands.

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Shaun Pruitt

Lamb Weston Earnings Preview: Can the Food Manufacturer Stock Reach New Highs?

The global manufacturer and distributor of value-added frozen potato products has been able to use rising inflation to its advantage. LW stock is trading only 5% off its highs, and higher highs could be around the corner with another strong quarter and upbeat guidance.

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Shaun Pruitt

Time to Invest in this Big Bank Stock During High Inflation?

While mortgage loans may continue to decline, banks that can keep loan volume up through personal loans, credit cards, and commercial banking have a chance to thrive in current economic conditions.

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Bryan Hayes

Funtober: Has the Market Shifted into Rally Mode?

As stocks bounce from oversold levels, new opportunities are being created in the process - a welcomed sight for bullish investors.

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Bryan Hayes

Bull of the Day: Dillard's, Inc. (DDS)

Stocks that are able to show resilience during bear markets tend to lead the upside once the market turns the corner.

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Bryan Hayes

Bear of the Day: JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. (JELD)

Earnings misses have been a sore spot for JELD during the past year.

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Shaun Pruitt

Should Investors Buy Bristol Myers Squibb Stock?

BMY's YTD performance indicates the stock has been a viable hedge against inflation because people can ill afford to cut back on health-focused spending.

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Shaun Pruitt

Don't Panic and Look to These 2 Big Tech Stocks After the Selloff

Warren Buffet's mentor Benjamin Graham is famous for insisting that investors look at large declines in the stock market as a discount or sale, rather than panic. Here's a look at two quality tech stocks that have a chance to go back to their previous highs once macroeconomic conditions stabilize.

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Shaun Pruitt

Intel: Value Stock or Value Trap?

Semiconductor stocks have suffered mightily as the economic slowdown has shifted consumers' focus to necessities rather than spending on technology products. Still, the decline in Intel has been somewhat monumental.

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Shaun Pruitt

Worthington Earnings Preview: Can the Steel Stock Beat Expectations Again?

Investors will be eyeing Worthington's first quarter earnings to see if the company can beat earnings expectations again and show resilience amidst rising inflation. Worthington's performance over the last few years is an indicator that the company may have pricing power as a steel processor.

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Shaun Pruitt

What Should Investors Do with KB Home as the Stock Slides After Earnings?

Despite the third quarter earnings beat, the company's lower guidance is cause for concern with the housing market suffering as interest rates rise.

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Bryan Hayes

This Highly Ranked Chinese Stock is Outpacing the Market

At a time when many companies are seeing earnings estimates fall, this company is standing out above the rest.

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Shaun Pruitt

3 Consumer Staples Stocks to Consider Buying for Inflation Protection

Many consumer staples stocks have outperformed the broader market so far this year as they offer growth and value despite tough operating conditions for many businesses.

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Bryan Hayes

Is Azure Power (AZRE) a 'Buy' Heading into Earnings Announcement?

Recent strength in the solar space could help push the stock higher.

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Bryan Hayes

Bear of the Day: NVR, Inc. (NVR)

NVR has been grappling with industry-wide supply chain issues that have impacted housing affordability.

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Bryan Hayes

Bull of the Day: Universal Logistics Holdings (ULH)

Blending both strong fundamentals and technicals, this stock is primed for further gains.

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Shaun Pruitt

3 Stocks to Benefit from Travel Industry Spending

The broader travel industry is slowly but surely edging back to pre-pandemic levels, presenting opportunities for investors to capitalize on the continued recovery.

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Bryan Hayes

Lessons From Nature: The Industry Group Phenomenon

Lessons from the natural world can help us understand human behavior.

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Bryan Hayes

Park Your Cash in This Market-Beating, Dividend-Paying Industry

The industry boasts a large number of highly ranked stocks per our Zacks Rank system.

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Shaun Pruitt

3 Top Ranked Stocks for Exposure to the Medical Sector

The healthcare business offers attractive defensive attributes that are so valuable in the current uncertain environment. As such, adding healthcare stocks to the portfolio brings much needed diversification.

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Bryan Hayes

Tanker Stocks Continue Bucking the Market's Downtrend

This year, tanker rates have already increased to levels we would typically expect months from now.

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Bryan Hayes

Is Adobe (ADBE) A 'Buy' Heading into Q3 Earnings Announcement?

Software giant Adobe is set to report fiscal Q3 results on Thursday after the closing bell.

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Bryan Hayes

A Simple System to Identify Winning Stocks in Volatile Markets

Following a system rather than relying on predictions is going to produce much more favorable results over time.

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Bryan Hayes

Bull of the Day: Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM)

The underlying price trend for shell eggs remains remarkably positive - a bullish sign for CALM investors.

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Bryan Hayes

Bear of the Day: Newmont Corp. (NEM)

Shares have lost nearly half of their value following the April peak and have been in a sustained downtrend ever since.

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