by Portfolio Grader | July 18, 2012 3:31 pm
The overall ratings of three Service stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
The rating of New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE:EDU) slips from a C (“hold”) to a D (“sell”). New Oriental Education & Technology Group offers foreign language training and test preparation courses for admissions and assessment tests. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, EDU also gets an F. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 26.8. EDU shares have decreased 52.6% from last month, worse than the S&P 500’s 2% increase for the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EDU stock.
Bridgepoint Education (NYSE:BPI) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, falling from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Bridgepoint Education is a provider of postsecondary education services. As of July 18, 16.7% of outstanding Bridgepoint Education shares were held short. BPI shares have decreased 49.1% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BPI stock.
The rating of Ambow Education (NYSE:AMBO) slips from a D to an F this week. Ambow Education is a national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth. Since last month, AMBO shares have dropped 49.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMBO stock.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here.
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