by Portfolio Grader | August 24, 2012 2:15 pm
The ratings of three Machinery stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Miller Industrie (NYSE:MLR) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Miller produces a line of wrecker, car carrier and trailer bodies. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth, MLR also gets an F. The stock price has fallen 1.5% over the past month, worse than the 4.8% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLR stock.
Deere‘s (NYSE:DE) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Deere & Company provides products and services for various outdoor markets, including agriculture, forestry, construction, lawn and turf care, landscaping and irrigation. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at DE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DE stock.
Hardinge‘s (NASDAQ:HDNG) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Hardringe globally designs, manufactures and distributes computer controlled metal cutting lathes, grinding and related tooling and accessories. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HDNG 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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