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 Earnings Estimates Coming Down
There is plenty to like in the picture emerging from the Q3 earnings season, but some areas of weakness have emerged as well.
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3 Takeaways From The Q3 Earnings Season
If we look at Q3 as a whole by combining the actual results for the 313 index members with estimates for the still-to-come companies, total earnings for the quarter are expected to be up +23.2% from the same period last year on +7.6% higher revenues.
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EC The Market's Exaggerated Earnings Worries
Almost half of the S&P500 members have now reported the latest quarter's earnings, and of those, more than half have beat both EPS and revenue estimates.
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EC Are Q3 Earnings Results Really Good?
We get into the heart of the Q3 earnings season this coming week, with more than 600 companies reporting results. With results from almost 17% of the index’s total membership already out, we have a pretty good sense about the quarter thus far.
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Banks Provide Positive Start To Q3 Earnings Season
Bank stocks have been notable laggards in recent quarters, with market participants preferring the faster growing technology stocks to these seemingly boring companies. Banks are boring, but they have a lot going for them.
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Bank Earnings In The Spotlight
Bank stocks have perked up a bit on rising interest rates, but the industry has struggled this year on worries about the shape of the yield curve, trends in loan portfolios and trading volumes and the duration of the current economic cycle.
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Director of Research
Zacks Investment Research
July 2009 - Present (9 years 6 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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