Zacks Releases Four Powerful ''Buy'' Stocks: NCR, Schlumberger, Royal Gold and Titan International

Sep 13, 2011, 09:30 ET from Zacks Investment Research, Inc.

CHICAGO, Sept. 13, 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: NCR Corp (NYSE: NCR), Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB), Royal Gold, Inc.  (Nasdaq: GOLD) and Titan International Inc.  (NYSE: TWI).

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 – NCR Corp (NYSE: NCR)

NCR Corp is showing a good combination of steady growth projections and attractive valuations. Many investors are afraid of aggressive stocks right now, but this could be a great opportunity to pick up shares.

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Growth & Income – Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB)

Management at Schlumberger Limited  gave a bullish outlook following better-than-expected second quarter results.

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Momentum – Royal Gold, Inc.    (Nasdaq: GOLD)

Royal Gold, Inc. has seen huge gains over the last two months, with shares up as much as 30% as gold hit a series of new all-time highs. With estimates on the rise and gold fever running strong, this Zacks #1 Rank stock is at the top of the momentum chart.

Zacks Guide to Momentum Investing (free!):

Value – Titan International Inc.    (NYSE: TWI)

Titan International Inc. reported a record second quarter and still sees bright days ahead as the commodities and agriculture industries continue to grow. This Zacks #1 Rank (strong buy) has attractive valuations with a P/S ratio of just 0.7 which indicates it is undervalued.

Zacks Guide to Value Investing (free!) -

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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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