Zacks Sell List Highlights: Cedar Fair, Titanium Metals, Guess? and IAC/InterActive

     Zacks Sell List Highlights: Cedar Fair, Titanium Metals, Guess? and

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2013

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2013 /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): Cedar Fair, L.P. (NYSE:FUN)  and Titanium Metals Corp (NYSE:TIE).
Further, Zacks announced #4 Rankings (Sell) on two other widely held stocks:
Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) and IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI).


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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 FUN and TIE 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:

Cedar Fair, L.P. (NYSE:FUN) announced third-quarter profit of $2.51 per share
on November 8 which came behind the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 41 cents. The
diluted earnings per share also fell by 8.39% on a year-over-year basis. The
Zacks Consensus Estimate for the current year slipped 30 cents per share to
$2.0 in the last 60 days. Next year's estimate also dipped 22 cents per share
to $2.34 per share in that time span.

Titanium Metals Corp (NYSE:TIE) posted a first -quarter profit of 12 cents per
share on November 11, which came in 4 cents wider than the average forecast.
The Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2012 fell to a profit of 60 cents per share
from 65 cents over the past month with none out of 4 covering analysts slashed
forecasts. Next year's forecasts slipped 6 cents to 84 cents per share in the
same time span.

Here is a synopsis of why GES and IACI 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

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) third -quarter profit of 43 cents per share, posted on
November 28, and lagged analysts' projections by nearly 2.27%. For 2012, the
Zacks Consensus Estimate moved down 2 cents in the last 30 days as 1 out of
the 8 covering analysts cut back on forecasts. The forecast for next year slid
8 cents to $2.32 per share in the same time span.

IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI) reported a third-quarter profit of 47 cents
per share on November 8, that fell 7.84% short of the Zacks Consensus
Estimate. The full-year average forecast is currently pegged at $2.29 per
share, compared with the last 60 days projection of $2.30. Next year's
forecast dropped 5 cents per share in the same period.

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tumbled -37.6%. Also note that the Zacks Rank system has just as many Strong
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1988, Zacks Rank #5 stocks have significantly underperformed the S&P 500 (2.8%
versus +9.7%). Thus, the Zacks Rank system allows investors to truly manage
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