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Best Stocks: Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA), KB Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:KB), HDFC Bank Ltd. (NYSE:HDB), Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN)

Best Stocks: Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA), KB Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:KB), HDFC Bank Ltd. (NYSE:HDB), Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN)
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Charles Donlon
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November 5, 2014
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Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) said its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings fell 48% as the manufacturer continues to struggle with geopolitical turmoil and macroeconomic weakness. The company warned in August that its results for the year would likely come in at the lower end of its previously issued guidance because of a slower-than-expected economic environment so far this year. The company also warned that geopolitical turmoil, such as U.S. sanctions on Russia, where it does about $500 million in annual sales, could hurt the company. Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) belongs to Industrial Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 10.30% and weekly performance is 1.28%. On last trading day company shares ended up $64.19. Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 1.90%. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for its third quarter on November 6, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time), following the release of its financial results after the close of market. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) shares decreased -5.08% in last trading session and ended the day at $2.43. ZNGA Gross Margin is 68.20% and its return on assets is -6.30%. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) quarterly performance is -12.90%. KB Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:KB) is the nation’s leading financial company with over 30 million clients at its banking, credit card, securities, insurance, capital and savings divisions. For the past many years, the company has continued to see its productivity and efficiency improve, largely because the management has been faithful to the basics. On 04 November, KB Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:KB) shares decreased -0.50% and was closed at $38.12. KB EPS growth in last 5 year was -4.10%. KB Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:KB) year to date (YTD) performance is -5.90%. Brokerage house Religare Capital is bullish on HDFC Bank Ltd. (NYSE:HDB) and has recommended 'Buy' rating on the stock with a target price of Rs 1025 in its research report dated October 21, 2014. "HDFCB’s Q2FY15 PAT came in at Rs 23.8bn (+20% YoY) led by 10bps QoQ improvement in margins, partly offset by higher other operating expenses. Loan growth was contributed by both the non-retail and retail books, but the business banking book declined. Asset quality was largely stable during the quarter and the restructuring book declined to 0.1% of gross advances. Valuations at 17.3x FY16E earnings and 3.5x FY16E ABV are reasonable against the backdrop of strong growth and pristine asset quality." HDFC Bank Ltd. (NYSE:HDB) ended the last trading day at $52.59. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.51% and price to cash ratio as 6.95. HDFC Bank Ltd. (NYSE:HDB) showed a weekly performance of 2.94%. Resolute Energy Corp (NYSE:REN) last announced its earnings results on Monday, August 11th. The company reported ($0.22) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.23. The company had revenue of $88.46 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $93.00 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.01 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Resolute Energy Corp will post $-0.27 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN) shares decreased -7.72% in last trading session and ended the day at $3.11. REN Gross Margin is 58.30% and its return on assets is -9.30%. Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN) quarterly performance is -59.13%.

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