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CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
7
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CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA, a mid-cap growth company in the consumer services sector, is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

The price-to-sales multiple is slightly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive/Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like CXW

Con

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like CXW

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for CXW. Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: C

The most recent quarterly earnings report was approximately equal to or higher than analysts’ consensus forecast, but not to a degree that is predictive of future returns. Neutral

Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for CXW. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: C

An executive, director or major shareholder sold a small number of shares recently. Neutral

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like CXW

VALUATION
Grade: D

The price-to-earnings multiple is close to the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral

The price-to-sales multiple is slightly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive/Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like CXW

The ratio of CXW's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

TECHNICAL
Grade: B

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for CXW was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

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