Director of Research at Zacks

Sheraz Mian is the Director of Research at Zacks, in which capacity he leads the 60 analyst equity research team covering over 1,000 stocks, including the entire S&P 500.

He oversees the creation of all commentary as well as the various subscription ... more

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EC Regional Banks May Do Better Than The Big Banks
The bottom line on bank results is that they aren’t bad, but they aren’t great either. The stocks have responded negatively to the results because they had run up so much ahead of these earnings reports.
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Q3 Earnings Season Gets Going
The Q3 earnings season has gotten underway already, with results from 26 S&P 500 members. The total earnings are up +22.5% from the same period last year on +9.4% higher revenues, with 84.6% beating EPS estimates and 84.6% beating revenue estimates.
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EC Are Bank Stock Gains Sustainable?
As a group, bank stocks didn’t do much from mid-February through early September. But they have experienced dramatic gains since September 8th, with a number of major bank stocks trading at or near their highs for the year.
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Handicapping The Q3 Earnings Season
The Q3 earnings season has gotten underway already, but the market will start paying attention to the reporting cycle the week of October 9th when the big banks start coming out with quarterly results.
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EC What Will Be The Rally's Next Catalyst?
Earnings growth in the current and coming quarters may not be as high as what we saw in the first two quarters of the year, but it is nevertheless positive and steadily improving. The improvement is particularly notable on the guidance front.
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Q3 Earnings Season Preview - Sunday, September 24
Nike reports results after the market’s close on Tuesday with the sneaker giant expected to earn $0.48 per share on $9.07 billion in revenues, representing a -34.7% decline in EPS on essentially flat revenues relative to the year-earlier period.
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Director of Research
Zacks Investment Research
July 2009 - Present (8 years 5 months)
I manage the equity research team
Senior Analyst
Zacks Investment Research
April 2003 - June 2009 (6 years 4 months)
I covered the oil and natural gas industry

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