7. TAM (TAM - Get Report) is a Brazil-based company engaged in providing scheduled air transportation in both the domestic and the international markets through its operating subsidiaries, TAM Linhas Aereas, TAM Mercosur and Pantanal Linhas Aereas S.A.
For the first quarter of 2011, the company is expected to swing to a net income of $16.3 million on sales of $2 billion, compared to net loss of $32.3 million on $1.5 billion sales recorded during 2010 first quarter, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg. Moreover, earnings per share are pegged at 39 cents.
Of the 10 analysts covering the stock, 70% recommend a buy, while the remaining rate a hold. There are no sell ratings on the stock. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 27.7% to $27.07 in value from current levels.