5 Stocks With Awful Earnings Surprises — RCL GLPW CIA DWSN IIIN

by Portfolio Grader | August 23, 2012 12:42 pm

5 Stocks With Awful Earnings Surprises — RCL GLPW CIA DWSN IIIN

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Surprises, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader[1].

Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL[2]) owns five brands in the cruise vacation industry. RCL also gets an F in Earnings Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RCL stock[3].

GLPW also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. Since January 1, GLPW has fallen 16.3%. This is worse than the Nasdaq, which has seen a 18% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GLPW stock[4].

Citizens Inc. (NYSE:CIA[5]) provides life and health insurance products, including ordinary whole-life policies and endowment policies. CIA also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, and Operating Margin Growth. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 89.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CIA stock[6].

Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ:DWSN[7]) provides onshore seismic data acquisition and processing services in the United States. DWSN also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Analyst Earnings Revisions. Shares of the stock have declined 44.6% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DWSN stock[8].

Insteel Industries (NASDAQ:IIIN[9]) manufactures and markets wire products. IIIN gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Analyst Earnings Revisions as well. Since January 1, IIIN has fallen 9.7%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 93.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IIIN stock[10].

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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. RCL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RCL
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RCL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RCL
  4. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GLPW stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GLPW
  5. CIA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CIA
  6. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CIA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CIA
  7. DWSN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DWSN
  8. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DWSN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DWSN
  9. IIIN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IIIN
  10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IIIN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IIIN
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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