5 Stocks With Poor Analyst Earnings Revisions — RENT FBR WSTL DVR AWC

The worst picks Portfolio Grader has to offer in this fundamental category

   
5 Stocks With Poor Analyst Earnings Revisions — RENT FBR WSTL DVR AWC

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Analyst Earnings Revisions, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.

Rentrak Corp. (NASDAQ:RENT) is an information management company serving the media, entertainment, retail, advertising and manufacturing industries. RENT also gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RENT stock.

Fibria Celulose (NYSE:FBR) produces and exports wood-free printing, writing, and specialty papers. FBR gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FBR stock.

Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL) designs, manufactures, and distributes telecommunications products to telephone companies and other telecommunications service providers. WSTL also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Equity, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WSTL stock.

Cal Dive (NYSE:DVR) is a marine contracting company that provides manned diving, pipelay and pipe burial, platform installation, and platform salvage services to the offshore oil and natural gas industry. DVR gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Equity, and Cash Flow as well. Shares of the stock have declined 33.3% since January 1. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 11.3% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DVR stock.

Alumina (NYSE:AWC) is primarily engaged in bauxite mining and alumina refining, as well as aluminum smelting and marketing of those products. AWC also gets an F in Earnings Growth. Since January 1, AWC has fallen 35.8%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AWC stock.

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