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

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that IHS Markit Ltd (Symbol: INFO) is the #28 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, INFO makes up 10.24% of the PowerShares India Portfolio ETF ( PIN ) which is trading lower by about 1.9% on the day Friday.

INFO operates in the Business Services & Equipment sector, among companies like Visa Inc ( V ) which is up about 0.1% today, and Mastercard Inc ( MA ) trading up by about 0.8%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of INFO, versus V and MA.

INFO,V,MA Relative Performance Chart

INFO is currently trading up about 0.3% 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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