Zacks Sell List Highlights: Standard Parking, Getty Realty, Owens-Illinois and The Marcus

Zacks Sell List Highlights: Standard Parking, Getty Realty, Owens-Illinois and
                                  The Marcus

  PR Newswire

  CHICAGO, March 22, 2011

CHICAGO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- releases details on a group
of stocks that are currently members of the exclusive Zacks #5 Rank List –
Stocks to Sell Now. These stocks are currently rated as a Zacks Rank #5
(Strong Sell): Standard Parking Corporation (Nasdaq: STAN ) and Getty Realty
Corp. (NYSE: GTY ). Further, Zacks announced #4 Rankings (Sell) on two other
widely held stocks: Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI ) and The Marcus
Corporation (NYSE: MCS ). To see the full Zacks #5 Rank List - Stocks to Sell
Now visit:


Since inception in 1988, the S&P 500 has outperformed the Zacks #5 Rank List
of Stocks to Sell Now by 80% annually (+2% vs. +10%). While the rest of Wall
Street continued to tout stocks during the market declines of the last few
years, Zacks told investors which stocks to sell or avoid.

Here is a synopsis of why STAN and GLRE have a Zacks Rank of #5 (Strong Sell)
and should most likely be sold or avoided for the next one to three months.
Note that a #5 Strong Sell rating is applied to 5% of all the stocks in the
Zacks Rank universe:

Standard Parking Corporation 's (Nasdaq: STAN ) fourth-quarter earnings of 29
cents per share, reported on March 9, came in a penny short of analysts'
expectations. For 2011, the Zacks Consensus Estimate moved down 9 cents to a
profit of $1.17 per share over the past month as 4 out of the 5 covering
analysts cut back on projections.

Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE: GTY ) posted a fourth-quarter profit of 48 cents per
share on Feb 15 in contrast to the Zacks Consensus Estimate for a profit of 50
cents. The full-year average forecast is pegged at a profit of $2.09 per
share, which declined from $2.20 in the last 30 days. During that time, next
year's estimate slid 6 cents to $2.06 per share. 

Here is a synopsis of why OI and MCS have a Zacks Rank of 4 (Sell) and should
also most likely be sold or avoided for the next one to three months. Note
that a #4 Sell rating is applied to 15% of all the stocks ranked by Zacks;

Owens-Illinois, Inc. 's (NYSE: OI ) fourth-quarter earnings of 45 cents per
share, announced on Jan 27, missed analysts' expectations by 4%. Revenues for
the fourth quarter fell by nearly 50%. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2011
dipped 18 cents to $2.87 per share over the past couple of months. The same
period has seen a decline of 23 cents in the forecast for 2012, which now
stands at $3.47 per share.

The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS ) reported a third-quarter loss of 7 cents
per share last on March 16 while analysts anticipated a profit of 5 cents. The
Zacks Consensus Estimate for the current year fell 10 cents to a profit of 47
cents per share in the last 7 days as both the covering analysts pulled back
on expectations. Estimate for next year is pegged at a profit of 62 cents per
share, 5 cents lower than a week-ago projection.

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