The "10.0" Report: A Soft Drink Co Sneaks InJuly 22, 2012 @ 7:12 PM EST
We focus our attention on the top rated stocks of the market for a few simple reasons. The top stocks have the best earnings strength. The top stocks have strong fundamentals. The top stocks are also in the top ranked industry groups. So from our perspective, the top stocks put the odds in your favor before you ever enter a buy order. So, why would anyone invest in anything else?
Each week the computers scour our universe of the most liquid stocks traded in the United States for the TopStocks (the stocks with the top ratings in the top industry groups). But for this report, we are looking only for absolute "the best of the best" -- those stocks rated 10.0 out of a possible 10.0.
Listed below are a few of the "10.0 Stocks" our team feels are worthy of attention for this week.
Do Ratings Really Matter?
We certainly think so, but sometimes it is best to let the numbers do the talking. Below is a table showing the average annualized returns for each rating category, as determined by historical testing done by one of the country's largest independent institutional research firms.
What To Do With The Data?
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