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 Optimism Following Bank Results
The positive results from JPM and WFC have raised hopes that the March-quarter earnings results may not be as bad as many were expecting– even if bank results don’t offer a lot of readthroughs to the broader economy.
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EC Previewing Bank Earnings
JPMorgan and Wells Fargo kick off the Q1 earnings season for the group on Friday, with a host of industry players following suit the following week. In all, we will get Q4 results from more than 20 companies this week, including 6 S&P 500 members.
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EC Earnings Recession Fears Are Exaggerated
With earnings growth expectations for the first quarter of 2019 already in negative territory and estimates for 2019 Q2 moving in that direction as well, there is growing talk of an impending earnings recession.
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EC Soft Start To Q1 2019 Earnings Season
The 11 S&P 500 members that have reported Q1 results are too small a number from which to draw any meaningful conclusions. That said, Q1 growth for these 11 index members is tracking notably below what we had seen in the recent past.
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EC Q1 Earnings Season Gets Underway
The expectation is that earnings will actually decline in Q1, after many quarters of very strong growth. If so, it will be the first earnings decline since the second quarter of 2016.
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EC Previewing Department Store Stock Earnings
The earnings focus lately has been on the Retail sector and this week’s reporting docket keeps the spotlight firmly on the space.
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JBL Jabil Circuit Inc.
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Director of Research
Zacks Investment Research
July 2009 - Present (9 years 11 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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