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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Have Earnings Estimates Come Down Enough?
Q2 Earnings estimates for the index as a whole are only modestly down since the start of the quarter, but they are down significantly on an ex-Energy basis.
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Will Earnings Estimates Finally Come Down?
Part of the uncertainty in the market at present is related to how earnings estimates should evolve in an aggressive Fed tightening cycle. The market has a sense of what should happen to earnings estimates, but it isn’t seeing much of that just yet.
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Looking For Guidance To Reset Earnings Expectations
Expected Q2 earnings growth in the aggregate has declined from +2.8% on March 30th to +2.1% today (up from +1.9% last week).
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Previewing The Q2 Earnings Season As Inflation Soars
The Q2 reporting cycle will really get going in mid-July with big banks' quarterly results. But we will have counted the results from almost two dozen index members by then.
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Breaking Down Earnings Amid Fed Tightening, Economic Slowdown Fears
If we look at the revisions trend in the aggregate, at the S&P 500 level, we don’t see a lot of movement.
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Breaking Down The Earnings Outlook After Retailers Disappoint
The stock market has been merciless in response to disappointing Q1 results.
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AAPL Apple Inc.
JBL Jabil Inc.
KBH KB Home

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Q2 2021 Earnings Season Preview
The strong earnings growth we saw in Q1 and the even stronger growth expected in Q2 is reflective of genuine growth in the absolute sense, not just a result of easy comparisons.

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Director of Research
Zacks Investment Research
July 2009 - Present (13 years 3 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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