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Analyst Choice

November 27, 2009 07:32 ET

Analyst Choice Issues Updated Analysis on Companies Within the Basic Materials & Financial Sectors

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by Analyst Choice

NEW DELHI, INDIA--(Marketwire - November 27, 2009) - Shares of computer manufacturing giant, Hewlett-Packard Co led the Dow industrials lower on Tuesday, a day after the technology bellwether said in its results that the U.S. economy remained challenging. This drove us to do research on the following 6 stocks Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE: AUY), Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU), Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE: PCU), State Street Corp. (NYSE: STT), SLM Corp. (NYSE: SLM) and Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ: CENX). You can now access these research reports with many others by signing up at Analyst Choice.

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The following are exempts of the above reports:

--  Although AUY has experienced a considerable drop in the value from
    $13.90 levels to $4.43 in last one year, but ....
--  Peabody Energy Corp.'s third-quarter profit slumped on sharply lower
    margins in Pacific markets, but...
--  We are concerned of the PCU's high debt with cash and cash equivalent
    of just $413 million...
--  STT's revenue performance during the quarter, combined with its
    continued focus on expense control, resulted in 260 basis points of
    positive operating leverage compared to the third quarter of 2008. We
--  Though, we think that SLM's scale and efficiency will definitely give
    it an edge over its peers....
--  Robust top line and bottom line performance strengthen the balance
    sheet and financial position of CENX and we are really pleased with...

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