Zacks Launches the Investor Tool Sweepstakes

CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks is giving investors a chance to Win It All—more than $10,000 worth of investing tools per year for life. The sweepstakes prize includes full lifetime access to all of their market insights and their most private picks from all of their trading and investment strategies to commemorate 25 years of proven Zacks Rank performance.

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Their proprietary Zacks Rank stock-rating system, based on earnings estimate revisions, has nearly tripled the S&P 500 with an average gain of +26% per year. These returns were examined and verified by Baker Tilly, an independent accounting firm, and cover a period from 1986 through 2011.

The free sweepstakes is designed to give thanks to Zacks members, and introduce Zacks' commitment to research and sharing the firm's profitable discoveries with investors everywhere.

Consumers can enter online at zackssweeps.com and prizes will be awarded to 25 lucky winners. The Zacks sweepstakes begins on February 4, 2013 at 12:00:01 a.m. ET and ends on April 29, 2013 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Consumers must be 21 years of age or older to enter (full rules and regulations online).

About Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research was formed in 1978 by Leonard Zacks. As a Ph.D. from M.I.T., Len believed he could find patterns in stock market data that would lead to superior investment results. Among his many accomplishments was the establishment of earnings surprises as a predictive tool throughout the world of equity investing, leading to his proprietary stock-picking system, the Zacks Rank.  

Since 1986, the Zacks Rank has nearly tripled the S&P 500 with an average gain of +26% per year. These returns cover a period from 1986 through 2011 and were examined and verified by Baker Tilly, an independent accounting firm.

Visit http://www.zacks.com/portfolios/rank/1rank_perf.php for information about the performance numbers displayed in this press release. Zacks Investment Research does not engage in investment banking, market making or asset management activities of any securities.

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Name: Terry Ruffolo

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Zacks Investment Research

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Zacks.com provides investment resources and informs you of these resources, which you may choose to use in making your own investment decisions. Zacks is providing information on this resource to you subject to the Zacks "Terms and Conditions of Service" disclaimer. www.zacks.com/disclaimer.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Inherent in any investment is the potential for loss. This material is being provided for informational purposes only and nothing herein constitutes investment, legal, accounting or tax advice, or a recommendation to buy, sell or hold a security. No recommendation or advice is being given as to whether any investment is suitable for a particular investor. It should not be assumed that any investments in securities, companies, sectors or markets identified and described were or will be profitable. All information is current as of the date of herein and is subject to change without notice. Any views or opinions expressed may not reflect those of the firm as a whole. Zacks Investment Research does not engage in investment banking, market making or asset management activities of any securities. These returns are from hypothetical portfolios consisting of stocks with Zacks Rank = 1 that were rebalanced monthly with zero transaction costs. These are not the returns of actual portfolios of stocks. The S&P 500 is an unmanaged index. Visit http://www.zacks.com/performance for information about the performance numbers displayed above.

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