Wall Street Stock Forecaster Hotline – Friday, April 29, 2011

PLEASE NOTE: We’ve put six sell recommendations, and our reasons for those recommendations, in the latest issue of Wall Street Stock Forecaster. Here are the sells:

Harte-Hanks Inc., New York symbol HHS

Liz Claiborne Inc., New York symbol LIZ

Washington Federal Inc., Nasdaq symbol WFSL

Supervalu Inc., New… Read More

Time to sell these six

We’re always on the lookout for new stocks that we feel offer
conservative investors strong growth with limited risk. International
Flavors & Fragrances (this issue), is a good example.

At the same time, we constantly monitor our current recommendations
for reasons that might cause us to change our opinion.
Here… Read More

HARTE-HANKS INC. $12 – New York symbol HHS

HARTE-HANKS INC. $12 (New York symbol HHS; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 63.6 million; Market cap: $763.2 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.9; Dividend yield: 2.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.harte-hanks.com) gets two-thirds of its revenue by selling direct-mail and other marketing services to a wide… Read More

Long-term trends favour data specialists

More advertisers are targeting audiences that are more specific than those offered by traditional media, like newspapers and TV. That’s helping marketing specialists like Teradata and Harte-Hanks. This trend should spur both companies’ growth for years to come.

TERADATA CORP. $41 (New York symbol TDC; Aggressive… Read More

Updating PEPSICO INC., HARTE-HANKS INC. and TOYOTA MOTOR CO. ADRs

PEPSICO INC. $61 (New York symbol PEP; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 1.6 billion; Market cap: $97.6 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.2; Dividend yield: 3.2%; WSSF Rating: Above Average) will invest $2.5 billion in China over the next three years. To put this cost… Read More

HARTE-HANKS INC. $14 (New York symbol HHS

HARTE-HANKS INC. $14 (New York symbol HHS; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 63.6 million; Market cap: $890.4 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.9; WSSF Rating: Average) gets roughly two-thirds of its revenue by selling direct-mail and other marketing services to clients in a wide variety… Read More

Unique services give these five an edge

The recession has prompted most businesses to put off buying new equipment and lower their spending on certain services. That has hurt the earnings of these five companies, which sell specialized products and services to corporate clients. But since these products and services help businesses… Read More