7 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | July 29, 2012 4:30 pm

For the current week, the overall ratings of seven Commercial Banking stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

First Financial‘s (NASDAQ:THFF[2]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. First Financial is a multi-bank holding company that serves customers through offices located in Indiana and Illinois. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, THFF also gets an F. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of THFF stock[3].

Woori Finance (NYSE:WF[4]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. Woori Finance Holdings provides various banking, and financial products and services in Korea. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Momentum. The stock price has dropped 4% over the past month, worse than 2.3% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of WF stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

First Horizon National (NYSE:FHN[6]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. First Horizon National offers a variety of commercial banking services and also conducts mortgage banking, capital markets, and transaction processing. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. To get an in-depth look at FHN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FHN stock[7].

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Seacoast Banking Corp. of Florida (NASDAQ:SBCF[8]) takes a hit this week. Seacoast Banking is a bank holding company. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Revisions. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 5.2% over the past month. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 35.3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SBCF stock[9].

This is a rough week for HSBC Holdings (NYSE:HBC[10]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. HSBC Holdings is the holding company for the HSBC Group. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 3.6% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at HBC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HBC stock[11].

KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB[12]) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Kookmin Bank Ads is a commercial bank in Korea. For a full analysis of KB stock, visit Portfolio Grader[13].

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA[14]) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria is an international financial group engaged in the traditional banking businesses of retail banking, asset management, private banking, and wholesale banking. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Revisions. The stock price has fallen 16.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBVA stock[15].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[16] 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[17].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. THFF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=THFF
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of THFF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=THFF
  4. WF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WF
  5. For a full analysis of WF stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WF
  6. FHN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FHN
  7. To get an in-depth look at FHN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FHN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FHN
  8. SBCF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SBCF
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SBCF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SBCF
  10. HBC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HBC
  11. To get an in-depth look at HBC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HBC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HBC
  12. KB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KB
  13. For a full analysis of KB stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KB
  14. BBVA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BBVA
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBVA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BBVA
  16. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  17. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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