11 Software Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 23, 2012 3:45 pm

This week, 11 Software stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Vasco Data Security (NASDAQ:VDSI[2]) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. VASCO Data Security International designs, develops, markets and supports open standards-based hardware and software security systems that manage and secure access to information assets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Surprise and Equity, VDSI also gets A’s. Shares of VDSI have increased 36% over the past month, better than the 6.3% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VDSI stock[3].

This week, Vringo Inc. (AMEX:VRNG[4]) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Vringo provides products for mobile video entertainment and personalization. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRNG stock[5].

Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT[6]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Fortinet provides network security solutions. The price of FTNT has gone up 12.9% from last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FTNT stock[7].

Manhattan Associates‘s (NASDAQ:MANH[8]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. Manhattan Associates provides information technology solutions for distribution centers. Over the past month, the price of MANH has increased 16.4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MANH stock[9].

Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS[10]) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Citrix Systems designs, develops, and markets technology solutions to deliver information technology services on-demand worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CTXS stock[11].

Allot Communications‘s (NASDAQ:ALLT[12]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. Allott Communications engages in developing, selling, and marketing Internet protocol service optimization and revenue generation solutions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Oceania. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 20.5% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALLT stock[13].

This is a strong week for CommVault Systems (NASDAQ:CVLT[14]). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. CommVault Systems provides data and information management software applications and related services. Investors have pushed the stock price up 16.3% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVLT stock[15].

The rating of Sourcefire (NASDAQ:FIRE[16]) moves up this week, rising from a B to an A. Sourcefire provides intelligent security infrastructure solutions for information technology, environments of commercial enterprises, and federal and state government organizations. The price of FIRE has increased 10.4% over the last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FIRE stock[17].

Giant Interactive (NYSE:GA[18]) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Giant Interactive Group develops and operates online games in the People’s Republic of China. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 12% over the past month. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 7.4. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GA stock[19].

TIBCO Software (NASDAQ:TIBX[20]) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. TIBCO Software is an independent provider of infrastructure software that allows customers to create flexible, configurable applications from software infrastructure and deliver real-time insights. Shares of TIBX have risen 3.3% since last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TIBX stock[21].

Pervasive Software‘s (NASDAQ:PVSW[22]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Pervasive Software helps companies get the most out of their data investments through data management and integration software. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 20% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVSW stock[23].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[24].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. VDSI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VDSI
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VDSI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VDSI
  4. VRNG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VRNG
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRNG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VRNG
  6. FTNT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FTNT
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FTNT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FTNT
  8. MANH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MANH
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MANH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MANH
  10. CTXS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CTXS
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CTXS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CTXS
  12. ALLT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ALLT
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALLT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ALLT
  14. CVLT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CVLT
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVLT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CVLT
  16. FIRE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FIRE
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FIRE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FIRE
  18. GA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GA
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GA
  20. TIBX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TIBX
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TIBX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TIBX
  22. PVSW: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVSW
  23. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVSW stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVSW
  24. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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