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10 Stocks That Avoid the September Slump

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3. Wynn Resorts (WYNN - Get Report)

Company Profile: Wynn Resorts owns and operates three destination casino resorts: Wynn Las Vegas, Encore at Wynn Las Vegas and Wynn Macau.

Average Return Since 2003: 9.6%

Best September Performance: +33.9% in 2009

Worst September Performance: -14.4% in 2008

Analysts Ratings: Ten researchers rate Wynn a "buy" while the other 17 covering the stock have a "hold" on the shares. Jefferies is one of the most bullish firms when it comes to Wynn with a price target of $193. The average analyst price target of $165.29 represents possible upside of 7%.






2. Salesforce.com (CRM - Get Report)

Company Profile: Salesforce.com provides cloud computing to businesses. The company's cloud apps offer business customers sales force automation, customer service and support solutions, social media monitoring and engagement, and other application development.

Average Return Since 2004: 9.8%

Best September Performance: +26.9% in 2007

Worst September Performance: -13.6% in 2008

Analysts Ratings: Salesforce.com gets high praise from analysts, even though the stock has dropped about 20% since mid-July. Twenty-seven firms have a "buy" rating on Salesforce.com, including BMO Capital and Canaccord Genuity. Another 10 researchers have a "hold" rating on the stock. Only two analysts say investors should sell shares. The average price target of $160.69 implies upside of 25%. Sanford C. Bernstein is among the most bearish with a price target of $112, which is 12% below where the stock currently trades.

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