The grades of five Machinery stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Snap-On Inc.‘s (NYSE:SNA) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Snap-on conceives, manufactures, and markets of tools, diagnostics, equipment, software, and service solutions for professional clients. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, SNA also gets an A. Shares of SNA have increased 18.1% over the past month, better than the 2% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNA stock.
Valmont Industries (NYSE:VMI) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) whereas its rating of B (“buy”) last week was slightly worse. Valmont Industries manufactures fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 8.8% over the past month. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up fourfold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMI stock.
Mueller Water Products‘s (NYSE:MWA) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Mueller Water Products manufactures a broad range of water infrastructure and flow control products for use in water distribution networks, water and wastewater treatment facilities, gas distribution systems and fire protection piping systems. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MWA stock.
Lindsay Corp. (NYSE:LNN) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Lindsay Corporation manufactures and markets center pivot and lateral move irrigation equipment, as well as large diameter steel tubing, for use to irrigate agricultural crops. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LNN stock.
Toro Co. (NYSE:TTC) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Toro is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of professional turf maintenance equipment and services, turf and agricultural micro-irrigation systems, landscaping equipment and snow removal products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TTC 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.