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Is Deep Value ETF (DVP) a Strong ETF Right Now?

Is Deep Value ETF (DVP) a Strong ETF Right Now?

Making its debut on 09/22/2014, smart beta exchange traded fund Deep Value ETF (DVP) provides investors broad exposure to the Style Box – Large Cap Value category of the market. What Are Smart Beta ETFs? For a long time now,... 
Can Albemarle (ALB) Maintain Earnings Beat Streak in Q4?

Can Albemarle (ALB) Maintain Earnings Beat Streak in Q4?

Albemarle Corporation ALB will release fourth-quarter 2018 results after the bell on Feb 20. Albemarle saw its profits rise in the third quarter of 2018, aided by higher lithium prices and earnings growth across its Bromine Specialties... 
Milacron (MCRN) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in Store?

Milacron (MCRN) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in Store?

Milacron Holdings Corp. MCRN is scheduled to report fourth-quarter results before the market opens on Feb 21. The company’s third-quarter adjusted earnings per share of 43 cents beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 41 cents.... 
Here's Why Estee Lauder (EL) Looks Lucrative Post Q2 Earnings

Here's Why Estee Lauder (EL) Looks Lucrative Post Q2 Earnings

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. EL is surely worth a shot, given its robust growth endeavors, which helped the company to put up a superb show in the recently reported second-quarter fiscal 2019. Notably, shares of the company have... 
Is Vanguard STAR Fund (VGSTX) a Strong Mutual Fund Pick Right Now?

Is Vanguard STAR Fund (VGSTX) a Strong Mutual Fund Pick Right Now?

If you have been looking for Allocation Balanced funds, a place to start could be Vanguard STAR Fund (VGSTX). VGSTX possesses a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank of 2 (Buy), which is based on nine forecasting factors like size, cost, and past... 
Is Vanguard Explorer Fund Investor (VEXPX) a Strong Mutual Fund Pick Right Now?

Is Vanguard Explorer Fund Investor (VEXPX) a Strong Mutual Fund Pick Right Now?

On the lookout for a Small Cap Growth fund? Starting with Vanguard Explorer Fund Investor (VEXPX) is one possibility. VEXPX possesses a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank of 1 (Strong Buy), which is based on nine forecasting factors like size,... 
Is Laudus US Large Cap Growth (LGILX) a Strong Mutual Fund Pick Right Now?

Is Laudus US Large Cap Growth (LGILX) a Strong Mutual Fund Pick Right Now?

Large Cap Growth fund seekers should not consider taking a look at Laudus US Large Cap Growth (LGILX) at this time. LGILX possesses a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank of 4 (Sell), which is based on nine forecasting factors like size, cost, and... 
Can Freight Railroad Industry Maintain Momentum in 2019?

Can Freight Railroad Industry Maintain Momentum in 2019?

The railroad industry seems to be poised well not only in the near term but also in the long haul on the back of robust freight demand fueled by a buoyant U.S. economy. A strong U.S. economy supports the bullishness of freight railroad... 
Can Apple's Services Counteract Flagging iPhone Sales?

Can Apple's Services Counteract Flagging iPhone Sales?

Late last month, Apple AAPL released fiscal first-quarter earnings that barely came in above estimates. However, revenues experienced a year-over-year slump, largely due to a slide in iPhone sales. A large part of the softness emanated... 
Why Is V.F. (VFC) Up 18.6% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is V.F. (VFC) Up 18.6% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for V.F. (VFC). Shares have added about 18.6% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release, or... 
Why Is State Street (STT) Down 0.6% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is State Street (STT) Down 0.6% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for State Street (STT). Shares have lost about 0.6% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent negative trend continue leading up to its next earnings release,... 
Why Is Schlumberger (SLB) Up 8.7% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is Schlumberger (SLB) Up 8.7% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Schlumberger (SLB). Shares have added about 8.7% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release,... 
Regions Financial (RF) Up 2.5% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Regions Financial (RF) Up 2.5% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Regions Financial (RF). Shares have added about 2.5% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings... 
Why Is SunTrust (STI) Up 12.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is SunTrust (STI) Up 12.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for SunTrust (STI). Shares have added about 12.2% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release,... 
First Horizon (FHN) Up 6.2% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

First Horizon (FHN) Up 6.2% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

It has been about a month since the last earnings report for First Horizon National (FHN). Shares have added about 6.2% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next... 
Kansas City Southern (KSU) Up 3.3% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Kansas City Southern (KSU) Up 3.3% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Kansas City Southern (KSU). Shares have added about 3.3% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next... 
Why Is Citizens Financial Group (CFG) Up 8.3% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is Citizens Financial Group (CFG) Up 8.3% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Citizens Financial Group (CFG). Shares have added about 8.3% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings... 
Why Is Signature Bank (SBNY) Up 10.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is Signature Bank (SBNY) Up 10.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Signature Bank (SBNY). Shares have added about 10.2% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings... 
PPG Industries (PPG) Up 1.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

PPG Industries (PPG) Up 1.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for PPG Industries (PPG). Shares have added about 1.6% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings... 
Why Is People's United (PBCT) Up 8.4% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is People's United (PBCT) Up 8.4% Since Last Earnings Report?

It has been about a month since the last earnings report for People’s United (PBCT). Shares have added about 8.4% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next... 
Why Is Bank OZK (OZK) Up 19.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is Bank OZK (OZK) Up 19.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Bank OZK (OZK). Shares have added about 19.2% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release,... 
Why Is Netflix (NFLX) Up 1% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is Netflix (NFLX) Up 1% Since Last Earnings Report?

It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Netflix (NFLX). Shares have added about 1% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release,... 
Why Is Morgan Stanley (MS) Down 1.3% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is Morgan Stanley (MS) Down 1.3% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Morgan Stanley (MS). Shares have lost about 1.3% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent negative trend continue leading up to its next earnings release,... 
Why Is MGIC (MTG) Up 12.5% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is MGIC (MTG) Up 12.5% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for MGIC Investment (MTG). Shares have added about 12.5% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings... 
Why Is KeyCorp (KEY) Up 7.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is KeyCorp (KEY) Up 7.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for KeyCorp (KEY). Shares have added about 7.2% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release,... 
Why Is M&T Bank (MTB) Up 5.6% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is M&T Bank (MTB) Up 5.6% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for M&T Bank (MTB). Shares have added about 5.6% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release,... 
Why Is JB Hunt (JBHT) Up 13.7% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is JB Hunt (JBHT) Up 13.7% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for JB Hunt (JBHT). Shares have added about 13.7% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release,... 
Why Is Commerce (CBSH) Up 2.8% Since Last Earnings Report?

Why Is Commerce (CBSH) Up 2.8% Since Last Earnings Report?

It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Commerce Bancshares (CBSH). Shares have added about 2.8% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next... 
BB&T (BBT) Up 5% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

BB&T (BBT) Up 5% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for BB&T (BBT). Shares have added about 5% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release,... 
Fastenal (FAST) Up 9.8% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Fastenal (FAST) Up 9.8% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Fastenal (FAST). Shares have added about 9.8% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release,... 
American Express (AXP) Up 7.9% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

American Express (AXP) Up 7.9% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for American Express (AXP). Shares have added about 7.9% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings... 
Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC) Reports Q3 Loss, Misses Revenue Estimates

Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC) Reports Q3 Loss, Misses Revenue Estimates

Canopy Growth Corporation CGC came out with a quarterly loss of $0.67 per share versus the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of $0.15. This compares to loss of $0.11 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring... 
Vitamin Shoppe (VSI) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

Vitamin Shoppe (VSI) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

Vitamin Shoppe (VSI) closed at $5.48 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.18% move from the prior day. This move lagged the S&P 500’s daily gain of 1.09%. At the same time, the Dow added 1.75%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq... 
Weibo Corporation (WB) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

Weibo Corporation (WB) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

Weibo Corporation (WB) closed the most recent trading day at $64.28, moving -1.91% from the previous trading session. This change lagged the S&P 500’s 1.09% gain on the day. Elsewhere, the Dow gained 1.75%, while the tech-heavy... 
Near-Term Outlook for Computer Networking Industry Looks Bright

Near-Term Outlook for Computer Networking Industry Looks Bright

The Zacks Computer – Networking industry includes providers of networking and Internet connected products such as wireless (WiFi and LTE), Ethernet and powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. Some of the... 
Near-Term Outlook for Railroad Industry Looks Promising

Near-Term Outlook for Railroad Industry Looks Promising

The Zacks Transportation – Rail industry consists of railroad operators that transport freight (such as agricultural products, industrial products, coal, intermodal, automotive, consumer products, metals and minerals) primarily... 
3 Things to Know About Q4 Earnings Season

3 Things to Know About Q4 Earnings Season

We continue to see the picture that emerged from the Q4 earnings season as not great, but it is not bad either. Results have turned out to be better than many in the market had feared ahead of the start of this earnings season. We... 
Solid Growth Prospects for Air Conditioner and Heating Industry

Solid Growth Prospects for Air Conditioner and Heating Industry

The Zacks Building Products – Air Conditioner & Heating industry comprises designers, manufacturers and marketers of a broad range of products for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration markets. The... 
What's in the Cards for Analog Devices (ADI) in Q1 Earnings?

What's in the Cards for Analog Devices (ADI) in Q1 Earnings?

Analog Devices, Inc. ADI is set to report fiscal first-quarter 2019 results on Feb 20. Notably, the company topped the Zacks Consensus Estimate in the trailing four quarters, recording average positive earnings surprise of 5.67%. In... 
Things You Need to Know Before DSW's (DSW) Q4 Earnings

Things You Need to Know Before DSW's (DSW) Q4 Earnings

DSW Inc. DSW is likely to register a decline in the bottom line when this renowned footwear and accessories retailer reports fourth-quarter fiscal 2018 numbers. This is in sharp contrast with its prior quarters. Notably, this Ohio-based... 
Crocs (CROX) to Post Q4 Earnings: Factors Influencing Results

Crocs (CROX) to Post Q4 Earnings: Factors Influencing Results

Crocs, Inc. CROX is scheduled to release fourth-quarter 2018 results on Feb 28. Earnings of this Colorado-based company surpassed estimates in three of the trailing four quarters. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings in the fourth... 
The #1 Insider Signal Every Trader Should Know

The #1 Insider Signal Every Trader Should Know

We love it when a famous CEO buys a large chunk of his company’s stock. In 2013, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, bought over a million shares of Tesla stock for $100 million even though he already had plenty of shares. In June and... 
Why Aerospace & Defense ETFs are Soaring in 2019

Why Aerospace & Defense ETFs are Soaring in 2019

Aerospace & defense stocks and ETFs underperformed the broader market last year, particularly in the fourth quarter, mainly due to trade and tariff concerns as these companies have a lot of exposure to international markets. They... 
What's in the Cards for Bausch Health (BHC) Q4 Earnings?

What's in the Cards for Bausch Health (BHC) Q4 Earnings?

Bausch Health Companies Inc. BHC is scheduled to report fourth quarter and full-year 2018 results on Feb 20. In the last reported quarter, the company’s earnings beat estimates by 32.2%. Bausch’s earnings track record has... 
Top Stock Reports for Alphabet, Facebook & Cisco

Top Stock Reports for Alphabet, Facebook & Cisco

Friday, February 15, 2019 The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB) and Cisco... 
Era of Commission-Free ETFs Knocking on Investors' Door?

Era of Commission-Free ETFs Knocking on Investors' Door?

Since the launch of the first ETF almost 26 years ago, the exchange traded fund industry attained great multitude. There are currently about 2,267 exchange traded products listed in the United States, with almost $3.69 trillion in... 
TreeHouse Foods (THS) Beats Q4 Earnings, Lags Sales Estimates

TreeHouse Foods (THS) Beats Q4 Earnings, Lags Sales Estimates

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. THS released fourth-quarter 2018 results, with the bottom line beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate and improving year on year. The quarterly results gained from favorable pricing actions and savings initiatives... 
Agios (AGIO) Q4 Earnings Beat, Tibsovo Sales Push Up Stock

Agios (AGIO) Q4 Earnings Beat, Tibsovo Sales Push Up Stock

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. AGIO incurred fourth-quarter 2018 loss of $1.58 per share, narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of $1.65 and also the year-ago loss of $1.81. Total revenues in the reported quarter were $30... 
Prothena's (PRTA) Q4 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss Estimates

Prothena's (PRTA) Q4 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss Estimates

Prothena Corporation PRTA reported mixed results for the fourth quarter of 2018. The company reported a loss of 56 cents per share, narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 96 cents and the year-ago loss of $1.24. Quarterly... 
Civista Bancshares (CIVB) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates

Civista Bancshares (CIVB) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates

Civista Bancshares CIVB came out with quarterly earnings of $0.49 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.42 per share. This compares to earnings of $0.37 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring...