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 services. He also manages the ... more

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EC Market Unimpressed With Bank Earnings
It isn’t hard to appreciate the market’s negative reaction to the Wells Fargo and Citigroup reports, but the lukewarm reaction to the JPMorgan report is likely reflective of continued weak sentiment for the group.
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What's Keeping Bank Stocks Down?
Finance sector earnings were up +25% in 2018 Q1 and the expectation is that growth in the Q2 earnings season, which JPMorgan, Wells Fargo and Citigroup kick off with their results on Friday July 13, will likely be as good.
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EC Has Earnings Growth Peaked Already?
Total Q2 earnings are expected to be up +18.5% year-over-year on +7.9% higher revenues, with double-digit earnings growth for 10 of 16 Zacks sectors. This follows +24.6% earnings growth in Q1 on +8.6%, the highest growth in almost 7 years.
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Looking Ahead To The 2018 Q2 Earnings Season
The Q1 earnings season turned out to be very strong, with growth reaching a 7 year high and broad-based momentum on the revenue side. The focus will now shift to the Q2 earnings season whose early results will start coming out in the next few days.
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Can Retail Stocks Maintain Their Momentum?
The earnings focus shifts to the Retail sector this week as traditional brick-and-mortar retailers come out with quarterly results. In total, we have 125 companies on deck to come out with Q1 results, including 10 S&P 500 members.
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EC Is The Earnings Picture Really That Strong?
The narrative about the Q1 earnings season is one of all-around strength. But you wouldn’t see evidence of this strength in the stock market’s recent performance.
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Director of Research
Zacks Investment Research
July 2009 - Present (9 years 2 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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