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9 Financial Stocks Ready to Sell

These financial flops are blinking red for sell

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Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) provides financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. GS stock has been far outpaced by the broader markets, down 20% in the last year. Goldman Sachs stock gets an “F” grade for sales growth, a “D” grade for operating margin growth, a “D” grade for earnings growth, a “D” grade for earnings momentum, a “D” grade for the magnitude in which earnings projections have increased over the past months, and a “D” grade for return on equit. For more information, view my complete analysis of GS stock.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) provides financial services to corporations, governments, financial institutions and individuals. In the last 12 months, Morgan Stanley stock has dropped 24%. MS stock gets a “D” grade for sales growth, a “D” grade for operating margin growth, an “F” grade for earnings growth, a “D” grade for the magnitude in which earnings projections have increased over the past months, and a “D” grade for return on equity. For more information, view my complete analysis of MS stock.

Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR) is primarily focused on the securities business. Since last March, NMR stock is down 17%, compared to a gain of 8% for the Dow Jones in the same time. Nomura stock gets an “F” grade for operating margin growth, a “D” grade for cash flow and a “D” grade for return on equity in my Portfolio Grader tool. For more information, view my complete analysis of NMR stock.

Northern Trust (NASDAQ:NTRS) provides its customers with asset servicing, fund administration, asset management, fiduciary and banking solutions. Northern Trust is down 6% in the last year. NTRS stock gets gets a “D” grade for sales growth, a “D” grade for operating margin growth, a “D” grade for earnings growth, and a “D” grade for its ability to exceed the consensus earnings estimates on Wall Street. For more information, view my complete analysis of NTRS stock.

UBS (NYSE:UBS) offers wealth management, asset management and investment banking services. Since last March, UBS has posted a loss of 21%. UBS stock gets an “F” grade for sales growth, a “D” grade for operating margin growth, a “D” grade for earnings growth, a “D” grade for earnings momentum, a “D” grade for earnings momentum, a “D” grade for its ability to exceed the consensus earnings estimates on Wall Street, and a “D” grade for the magnitude in which earnings projections have increased over the past months. For more information, view my complete analysis of UBS stock.

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