Since inception in 1988, the S&P 500 has outperformed the
Zacks #5 Rank List - Stocks to Sell Now by 80% annually (+2% versus
+10%). While the rest of Wall Street continued to tout stocks
during the market declines of the last few years, Zacks told
investors which stocks to sell or avoid.
Here is a synopsis of why ARCO and QUAD have a Zacks Rank of #5
(Strong Sell) and should most likely be sold or avoided for the
next one to three months. Note that a #5 Strong Sell rating is
applied to 5% of all the stocks in the Zacks Rank universe:
Arcos Dorados Holding Inc
) announced fourth-quarter profit of 22 cents per share on March 5
that missed analysts? expectations by 4.35%. The Zacks Consensus
Estimate for the current year slid to 81 cents per share from 86
cents per share in the last 60 days as next year?s estimate dipped
11 cents per share to $1 per share in that time span.
) posted a fourth-quarter profit of 63 cents per share on February
29, which came in 37 cents wider than the average forecast. The
Zacks Consensus Estimate for the full year fell to $1.80 per share
from $2.18 per share over the past two months. For 2013, analysts
expect a profit of $1.82 per share, compared to last two month?s
projection for a profit of $2.84 per share.
Here is a synopsis of why WRC and NVS have a Zacks Rank of 4 (Sell)
and should also most likely be sold or avoided for the next one to
three months. Note that a #4 Sell rating is applied to 15% of all
the stocks ranked by Zacks;
Warnaco Group Inc?s
) fourth-quarter profit of 97 cents per share, posted on February
29, lagged analysts? projections by 1.02%. Estimate for current
year slid 7 cents per share to $4.38 per share over two month?s as
next year?s estimate dipped 13 cents per share to $4.94 per share
in that time span.
) reported a first-quarter profit of 95 cents per share on April 24
that fell 28.03% short of the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The
full-year average forecast is currently $5.35 per share, compared
with last month?s projection of $5.49 per share. Next year?s
forecast dropped to $5.53 per share from $5.65 per share in the
ARCOS DORADOS-A (ARCO): Free Stock Analysis
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