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Analyst Favorites With Strong Buyback Activity: Carter's Ranks As a Top Pick

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Carter's Inc (Symbol: CRI) is the #36 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period. In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the list of stocks with strong buyback activity was ranked according to those averages.

CRI operates in the Textiles & Apparel sector, among companies like Nike ( NKE ) which is up about 0.9% today, and VF Corp. ( VFC ) trading up by about 0.7%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of CRI, versus NKE and VFC.

CRI,NKE,VFC Relative Performance Chart

CRI is currently trading up about 4.1% midday Friday.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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