For Immediate Release
Chicago, IL – July 14, 2011 – Four free stock picks are being made available today on Zacks.com. 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.
Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Four daily picks are offered free. http://at.zacks.com/?id=88
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 – OM Group Inc. (NYSE: OMG)
OM Group Inc. has been growing internally as well as seeking out acquisition targets. Growth rates are steady and rising estimates have shares at a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy).
Zacks Guide to Aggressive Growth Investing (free!) - http://at.zacks.com/?id=4309
Growth & Income – Magna International, Inc. (NYSE: MGA)
With U.S. vehicle sales still well below their 20-year average, it looks like the automotive recovery has plenty of road ahead. In fact, automotive supplier Magna International, Inc. recently raised its outlook for vehicle production in both North America and Western Europe.
Zacks Guide to Growth & Income Investing (free!) - http://at.zacks.com/?id=4310
Momentum – Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPPI)
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has been a big winner in 2011, recently hitting a new all-time high after reporting strong Q1 results that came in well ahead of expectations. With estimates on the rise and high industry rank, this Zacks #1 Rank stock has plenty of momentum.
Zacks Guide to Momentum Investing (free!): http://at.zacks.com/?id=4311
Value – World Acceptance Corp. (Nasdaq: WRLD)
World Acceptance Corporation is stepping in to provide credit to the little guys when the big banks cannot. This Zacks #1 Rank (strong buy) had record earnings in the fiscal fourth quarter. Yet shares are still cheap, with a forward P/E of just 10.5.
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: http://at.zacks.com/?id=7155
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