The 12 Names of Christmas
As we wind down in this week before Christmas, it is time to look for hot ideas to buy for 2012. We'll take a page from our caroling song books and look more closely at "The 12 Names of Christmas." This is a short list of names that meet my key criteria of strong earnings momentum, in the form of upward earnings estimate revisions, and low multiples.
These names have very low expectations, while at the same time showing great earnings performance -- a volatile combination that usually results in capital appreciation. When the Street recognizes the earnings power, the stocks are typically re-rated to more appropriate multiples. That means you get the double-dip of multiple expansion and earnings growth....316 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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