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Analyst Favorites With Strong Buyback Activity: DigitalGlobe Ranks As a Top Pick

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that DigitalGlobe Inc (Symbol: DGI) is the #97 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.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, DGI makes up 2.70% of the SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR ) which is trading up by about 1.2% on the day Friday.

DGI operates in the Communications Services sector, among companies like AT&T Inc ( T ) which is off about 0.5% today, and China Mobile Limited ( CHL ) trading higher by about 0.9%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of DGI, versus T and CHL.

DGI,T,CHL Relative Performance Chart

DGI is currently trading up about 0.6% 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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