Turning Bad News Into Good Returns

Legg Mason Funds' Michael Ray looks to profit from the market slide

the next 24 months.

Michael Ray’s Private Screening Picks

Exchange: Symbol

Price*

P/E on Projected
2001 Earnings

Est. 5-Yr.
Annual EPS
Growth

Why Stock Will Outperform
Ford Motor Co.
NYSE: F

$24.28

19.2%

6.3%

“Excellent product offerings will fuel overseas sales over the next 12 months.
Kroger Co.
NYSE: KR

25.47

16.6**

15.6

“New merchandising initiatives and products will outpace competitors.
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
NYSE: JPM

44.51

14.5

12.1

“Synergies from merger will fuel growth.
Amazon.com Inc.
Nasdaq: AMZN

15.17

-22.2

22.0

“Internet shipping for other firms creates new revenue, will be cash flow positive within a year.
Corning Inc.
NYSE: GLW

15.13

17.2

22.4

“Is diversifying into biotech and pollution control while fiber optics rebounds.
*As of July 13, 2001
**Kroger’s P/E is projected on 2002 earnings
Source: Zacks Investment Research Inc.; Zacks.com
Pages: 1 2
ACROSS THE WEB