by Portfolio Grader | August 8, 2012 12:35 pm
This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Momentum, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.
Pacific Capital Bancorp (NASDAQ:PCBC) provides a range of commercial and consumer banking services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PCBC stock.
Visteon (NYSE:VC) is a supplier of climate, interiors and electronics systems, modules and components to global automotive original equipment manufacturers. VC also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. Since January 1, VC has fallen 29.5%. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 11.4% increase over the same period. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 31.1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VC stock.
Ameren (NYSE:AEE) operates businesses in rate-regulated electric generation, transmission, and distribution businesses; rate-regulated natural gas transmission and distribution; and non-rate-regulated electric generation. AEE also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 70.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AEE stock.
Pendrell Corp. (NASDAQ:PCO) provides corporate intellectual property solutions and litigation insights to Fortune 500 companies. PCO also gets an F in Earnings Growth. Shares of the stock have declined 57.7% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PCO stock.
Oppenheimer Holdings (NYSE:OPY) offers a full range of services from various offices in the United States and international jurisdictions. OPY gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. The price of OPY is down 14.6% since the first of the year. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 343.8. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OPY stock.
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