Zacks Releases Four Powerful ''Buy'' Stocks: Minefinders, Enterprise Products Partners, DSW and Hecla Mining

Oct 12, 2011, 09:30 ET from Zacks Investment Research, Inc.

CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four free stock picks are being made available today on 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.


The four highlighted picks are: Minefinders, Corp. (AMEX: MFN), Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE: EPD), DSW, Inc. (NYSE: DSW) and Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL).

Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Four daily picks are offered free.

From 1988 through the present – a period that included serious corrections and recessions – the Zacks #1 Rank Stocks have nearly tripled the market with a fully documented average gain of +28% per year.

Here is a summary of today's selected stocks that are now highly rated by Zacks:          

Aggressive Growth – Minefinders, Corp. (AMEX: MFN)

Minefinders, Corp. is ripe for the picking here. While metals have pulled back, they remain at historically high levels. This miner is ramping up production in time to take advantage and is a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy).

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Growth & Income – Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE: EPD)

Investors looking for a safe haven amid a tumultuous market, but with strong growth prospects and a juicy yield should check out Enterprise Products Partners LP.

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Momentum – DSW, Inc. (NYSE: DSW)

DSW, Inc. is trading strong in the volatile market, recently rebounding sharply from a short-term low to move back within striking distance of the all-time high. With a high industry rank and bullish growth projection, this Zacks #1 Rank stock is running strong with momentum.

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Value – Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL)

Silver crashed from multi-decade highs over the summer which put pressure on silver mining stocks. Hecla Mining Company is still expected to see double digit earnings growth in 2011 and 2012. Yet this Zacks #1 Rank (strong buy) also has a lot of value with a forward P/E of 10.

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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. 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 here:

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