This week, the overall grades of five Capital Markets stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Cohen & Steers manages income-oriented equity portfolios, with a focus on real estate securities, large cap value stocks, utilities and listed infrastructure, and preferred securities. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, CNS also gets an F. To get an in-depth look at CNS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CNS stock.
Calamos Asset Management (NASDAQ:CLMS) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Calamos Asset Management provides investment advisory services to individuals and institutional investors through open-end funds, closed-end funds, separate accounts, offshore funds, and partnerships. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLMS stock.
Financial Engines (NASDAQ:FNGN) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Financial Engines is an investment advisory firm. The stock also gets an F in Margin Growth. As of Aug. 27, 24.2% of outstanding Financial Engines shares were held short. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 60.8. For a full analysis of FNGN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Slipping from a C to a D rating, Eaton Vance (NYSE:EV) takes a hit this week. Eaton Vance manages investment funds and provides investment management and counseling services to high-net-worth individuals and institutions. To get an in-depth look at EV, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EV stock.
This week, HFF Inc. (NYSE:HF) drops from a C to a D rating. HFF provides commercial real estate and capital markets services to the commercial real estate industry in the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth. The stock price has dropped 6.9% over the past month, worse than the 5.4% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of HF stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
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.