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4 Stocks With Ugly Earnings Surprises — DRL MT GLF CQB

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

   

This week, these four 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.

ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) is a global steel producer that makes finished and semi-finished steel products. MT also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, and Operating Margin Growth. The price of MT is down 11.9% since the first of the year. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen an 11.5% increase over the same period. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 114.4. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MT stock.

Gulfmark Offshore (NYSE:GLF) provides marine support services to the energy industry. GLF also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Analyst Earnings Revisions. Shares of the stock have declined 11.6% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GLF stock.

Chiquita (NYSE:CQB) is an international marketer and distributor of bananas and other fresh produce. CQB gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Operating Margin Growth as well. Since January 1, CQB has fallen 32.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CQB stock.

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