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Four Stocks We'd Avoid

We think these stocks will underperform if purchased at current prices.

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This month's issue of Morningstar StockInvestor includes analyses on more than 25 stocks, including four stocks we're avoiding right now (see below for full article text). Also included in the issue:

  1. An interview with Oakmark Global fund manager Greg Jackson. This renowned value investor talks about why he likes Learning Tree (LTRE), Interpublic (IPG), and Heidrick & Struggles (HSII) right now.             
  2. Stocks We Aren't Buying: Editor Mark Sellers discusses which stocks we decided not to add to the Morningstar Tortoise and Hare portfolios last month, and why. Includes discussions on Southwest Airlines (LUV), Dell (DELL), Pfizer (PFE), and several others.             
  3. Tortoise and Hare portfolios: Our conservative and aggressive portfolios, including Shopko (SKO), Office Depot (ODP), Guidant (GDT), Autodesk (ADSK), and 25 more of our favorite stocks.             
  4. Bull/bear debates on Home Depot (HD) and Lucent (LU).

Mark Sellers does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.

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