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Top Stock Picks for the Week of Aug 13, 2018

Microsoft MSFT used to be an after-thought by most technology investors after it spent nearly a decade in the wilderness after the dot-com bust. But a new CEO along with some smart acquisitions like LinkedIn and GitHub, along with a growing cloud business, has put it back in the investor spotlight. This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) still has an attractive valuation, with a forward P/E of 25.

Amazon AMZN needs no introduction, as its blow-out quarter has resulted in big estimate revision upgrades from the analysts. After making $4.55 in 2017, Amazon is expected to make $17.27 in 2018, which is earnings growth of 279%. For a company of this size, and over 20 years old, that kind of earnings growth is a remarkable achievement. Amazon is also a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

Should these two companies be on your investing short list? Find out in this week’s video.

Wall Street’s Next Amazon

Zacks EVP Kevin Matras believes this familiar stock has only just begun its climb to become one of the greatest investments of all time. It’s a once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest in pure genius.

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