Zacks Releases Four Powerful ''Buy'' Stocks: Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Lowe's Companies, Humana and Energy Partners Limited


For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – January 25, 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: Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc.  (MNTA), Lowe's Companies, Inc (LOW), Humana (HUM) and Energy Partners Limited (EPL).

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 – Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc.  (MNTA)
Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. sees ever higher earnings expectations and fights a legal battle to protect its sales and earnings.

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Growth & Income – Lowe's Companies, Inc (LOW)
"Never stop improving." That's the new slogan on ads from home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies, Inc. And that's just what the company is striving to do.

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Momentum – Humana (HUM)
Humana  The United States is moving towards healthcare for all.  All Americans will pay into a system organized and mandated by our government called The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare).  Whether you believe the plan is right or wrong for America, companies like Humana will reap the rewards from more income and lower care costs

Zacks Guide to Momentum Investing (free!):

Value – Energy Partners Limited (EPL)
Energy Partners Limited has been using acquisitions to expand production in the Gulf of Mexico. Higher crude prices and increased production has been a boom for earnings which are expected to rise in the double digits in 2012. This Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) is not just a growth stock, but also has value with a forward P/E under 10.

 Zacks Guide to Value Investing (free!) -

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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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