Announces the Top Stocks for the Focus List 100

Mar 15, 2011, 11:25 ET from Zacks Investment Research, Inc.

CHICAGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Picking top stocks is not an exact science, but each of these top stocks has some crucial values that only the professionals in the stock market industry may know about. The best way to find top stocks to beat the market is to learn from stock market analysts who have done so time after time. Investors and brokerage houses have been following the Zacks Rank stock picking criteria to find the top stocks based on the recognized stock strategies of well known stock market analysts.


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The Zacks Focus List 100 for Top Stocks

Zacks Investment Research has assembled a list of top stocks and is proud to reveal the Zacks Focus List 100 Top Stocks. The Zacks Focus List 100 Top Stocks is a stock portfolio of 100 top stocks that is set to outperform the stock market over the next 12 months. The stock selection criteria developed by the Zacks stock analysts emulate the company's enduring reliance on earnings estimate revisions. Each of the top stocks on the Focus List 100 has a Zacks Recommendation of Outperform and a Zacks Rank of 1 to 3. The Focus List 100 Top Stocks portfolio is updated once a week and each of the top stocks on the list is comes with a Zacks Analyst Report.

The Zacks Focus List 100 Top Stocks portfolio is anticipated to provide a first step for long-term investors to construct their individual top stocks portfolios. To that end, this diversified stock portfolio can be sorted by toggling the column headers. The Zacks Analyst Report explains the rationality behind the Outperform recommendation for these top stocks. Investors with shorter time horizons should preferably focus on the Zacks #1 list of top stocks for creating their stock portfolios.

This portfolio of the top 100 stocks replaces the Zacks Focus List, which Zacks Investment Research has been producing since 1996. While the Zacks Focus List 100 Top Stocks retains the market-beating attributes of the legacy portfolio, it is different in one key aspect. The Focus List 100 has roughly three times the number of top stocks of the legacy list.

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