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Chicago, IL – May 9, 2019 - Stocks in this week’s article are Exantas Capital Corp. XAN, Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. LW, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. BMY, Amedisys, Inc. AMED and Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. CPSI.

5 Stocks with Upgraded Broker Ratings Worth Betting on Now

It’s not easy for an individual investor to pick stocks on his own and gain from it, given several fundamental and technical aspects that need to be considered for spotting potential winners. This is where expert advice comes in handy.

As brokers are in direct communication with companies, they have deeper understanding about them. Hence, following what majority of brokers are saying about a stock can help one understand its potential easily.     

Additionally, they analyze fundamentals of a company and place them against the current economic backdrop to understand out how the stock will fare as an investment. Further, brokers have a deeper insight of the overall industry and economy.

Specifically, brokers analyze a company’s publicly available financial statements, attend conference calls and communicate directly with top management. They even talk to customers to understand what they like or dislike about the products and services offered by the company.

Therefore, there’s comprehensive research behind the rating of a broker on a company’s stock. Naturally, when an analyst upgrades a stock, one can easily rely on it.

Nonetheless, it’s not wise to solely depend on broker upgrades to build an investment portfolio. One must also take into consideration certain other factors to ensure steady returns.

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