The overall ratings of four Machinery stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
This week, Miller Industrie (NYSE:MLR) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Miller produces a line of wrecker, car carrier and trailer bodies. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth, MLR also gets F’s. The price of MLR dropped 3.8% over the past month. This is worse than the S&P 500′s 4% increase for the same period. To get an in-depth look at MLR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLR stock.
The rating of Mueller Industries (NYSE:MLI) declines this week from a C to a D. Mueller Industries manufactures and sells brass, copper, plastic and aluminum products. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLI stock.
Sun Hydraulics (NASDAQ:SNHY) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. Sun Hydraulics designs and manufactures high-performance screw-in hydraulic cartridge valves and manifolds, which control force, speed and motion as integral components in fluid power systems. To get an in-depth look at SNHY, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNHY stock.
Blount International (NYSE:BLT) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Blount International manufactures equipment, accessories and replacement parts to the global forestry, yard care and general contractor industries. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Growth. The stock price has dropped 7.9% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BLT 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.