Zacks Releases Four Powerful 'Buy' Stocks: IPC The Hospitalist Co, Silgan Holdings, Financial Corp., and China Housing & Land Development PR Newswire CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 6, 2011 CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO ) The four highlighted picks are: IPC The Hospitalist Co (Nasdaq: IPCM), Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: SLGN), Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: DLLR) and China Housing & Land Development Inc. (Nasdaq: CHLN). Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Four daily picks are offered free at http://at.zacks.com/?id=88 Zacks #1 Rank Stocks have nearly tripled the S&P 500 since 1988, producing an average annual return of +26%. Performance has been notable even during volatile and down times. For example, during the last bear market, 2000-2002, the market tumbled -37.6% – but Zacks #1 Rank stocks gained +43.8%. Here is a summary of today's selected stocks that are now highly rated by Zacks: Aggressive Growth – IPC The Hospitalist Co (Nasdaq: IPCM) IPC The Hospitalist Coanalysts are raising their outlooks as the company continues to snap up smaller companies. Growth rates are looking good and are trading at a decent value for this Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy). Zacks Guide to Aggressive Growth Investing (free!): http://at.zacks.com/?id=4309 Growth & Income – Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: SLGN) Silgan Holdings Inc. is one of those companies that you've probably never heard of, yet you use their products all the time. The company manufactures metal and plastic consumer goods packaging products, so that metal can containing your soup, peas, or dog food or that plastic container holding your shampoo could have came from Silgan. Zacks Guide to Growth & Income Investing (free!): http://at.zacks.com/?id=4310 Momentum – Dollar Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: DLLR) Dollar Financial Corp. has been grinding higher for the last 4 months, recently hitting a new multi-year high at $32.47 on another strong quarter from late October that included a 20% increase in revenue. With a bullish next-year estimate and average earnings surprise of 18% over the last four quarters, this Zacks #1 rank stock has a fist full of momentum. Zacks Guide to Momentum Investing (free!): http://at.zacks.com/?id=4311 Value – China Housing & Land Development Inc. (Nasdaq: CHLN) Despite talk of a housing bubble in China and banks tightening lending, Chinese real estate development continues on. Still, investors are nervous about the sector and the stock valuations reflect that. China Housing & Land Development Inc. for example, is dirt cheap, trading at just 3.5x forward estimates. Zacks Guide to Value Investing (free!): http://at.zacks.com/?id=4312 How to Regularly Access Top Zacks Rank Picks for Free: http://at.zacks.com/?id=7154 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. in Mathematics 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 at http://at.zacks.com/?id=7155 About Zacks Zacks.com is a property of Zacks Investment Research, Inc., which was formed in 1978 by Len Zacks. 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Zacks Releases Four Powerful 'Buy' Stocks: IPC The Hospitalist
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