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Chicago, IL – June 26, 2019 - Stocks in this week’s article are Brinker International, Inc. EAT, Sonic Automotive, Inc. SAH, Molina Healthcare, Inc MOH, American Financial Group, Inc. AFG and Invitation Homes Inc. INVH.

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