by Portfolio Grader | August 2, 2012 12:00 pm
This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Surprises, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.
Doral Financial (NYSE:DRL) provides banking, mortgage banking, and insurance agency services. DRL gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DRL stock.
Chiquita (NYSE:CQB) is an international marketer and distributor of bananas and other fresh produce. CQB also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Operating Margin Growth. The price of CQB is down 40.1% since the first of the year. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 9.3% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CQB stock.
Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL) owns five brands in the cruise vacation industry. Shares of the stock have declined 0.3% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RCL stock.
Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE) is an online retailer of diamond and other jewelry products in the United States. NILE also gets an F in Earnings Growth. The price of NILE is down 40.9% since the first of the year. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 39. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NILE stock.
American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI) is engaged in the development, manufacturing, marketing, and sale of X-ray inspection and similar detection solutions for homeland security and other targeted markets. ASEI also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, and Sales Growth. Since January 1, ASEI has fallen 17.4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASEI stock.
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