6 Durable Goods Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 17, 2012 10:12 am

This week, six Durable Goods stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, Ryland Group (NYSE:RYL[2]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Ryland Group is engaged in homebuilding and a mortgage financing. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions and Sales Growth, RYL also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RYL stock[3].

Meritage Homes (NYSE:MTH[4]) improves from a B to an A rating this week. Meritage Homes designs and builds single-family attached and detached homes in the southern and western United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTH stock[5].

PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM[6]) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. PulteGroup sells and constructs homes, and purchases, develops, and sells residential land and develops active adult communities. The stock price has risen 24.4% over the past month, better than the 4.6% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PHM stock[7].

Beazer Homes‘s (NYSE:BZH[8]) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Beazer Homes designs, sells, and builds homes in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BZH stock[9].

Harman International Industrie (NYSE:HAR[10]) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Harman International designs, manufactures, and markets audio and electronic systems. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 14.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HAR stock[11].

M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO[12]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. M/I Homes builds single-family homes that are marketed and sold under the M/I Homes and Showcase Homes trade names. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 6.3% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MHO stock[13].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[14] 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[15].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. RYL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RYL
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RYL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RYL
  4. MTH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTH
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTH
  6. PHM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PHM
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PHM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PHM
  8. BZH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BZH
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BZH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BZH
  10. HAR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HAR
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HAR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HAR
  12. MHO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MHO
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MHO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MHO
  14. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  15. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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