SOURCE: BenchMark Journal

Benchmark Journal

December 29, 2009 06:29 ET

Benchmark Journal Undertakes Study of Stocks Within Financial and Services Sectors

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by Benchmark Journal

LONDON--(Marketwire - December 29, 2009) - American consumers' spending and incomes climbed in November, indicating the biggest part of the economy is poised to strengthen as the labor market recovers. In light of this Benchmark Journal research team completed in-depth analysis on Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE: AGO), ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), People's United Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT), McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK), Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) and Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX). To view our research and see what ratings these stocks are getting today, sign up now by clicking on the link below.

Our reports on the above companies contain company, sector and technical analysis and much more. Below are a few teasers:

Bond insurer AGO said it intends to implement a $300 million capital relief plan in a response to a recent rating cut by Moody's Investors Service.

PLD also took advantage of the REIT rally to issue equity through at the market equity issuance program at average pricing of $11.15 per share, generating...

We believe PBCT's asset quality has held up remarkably well on both a relative and absolute basis through the recent recessionary cycle and...

MCK looks good on charts. Since July end the stock is showing slow bullish trend with good volumes.

Additionally, with the recent completion of two Capital Market transactions totaling $3.3 billion, HTZ has achieved its U.S. fleet refinancing targets on favorable terms a year ahead of schedule.

We are seeing broad-based improvement across SBUX's global business, and are cautiously optimistic about the upcoming holiday period.

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