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Current Ratings Definition

 

Strategy Signal’s recommendations are based on a stock’s total forecasted return over the next 12 months. Total forecasted return is equal to the expected percentage price return plus gross dividend yield. We divide our stocks under coverage into three primary ratings categories, with the following return guidelines:

 

Buy – we expect the stock price to appreciate by 15% or more over the next 12 months


 

Neutral – we expect the stock price to change by less than 15% within the next 12 months


 

Sell – our firm’s opinion is that this stock likely will be down by 15% or more over the next 12 months

 

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