by Portfolio Grader | August 12, 2012 10:00 am
This week, the overall grades of seven Commercial Banking stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
First Financial (NASDAQ:THFF) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. First Financial is a multi-bank holding company that serves customers through offices located in Indiana and Illinois. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, THFF also gets an F. The volume of trades has dropped off significantly in the past week, down to half the previous rate. To get an in-depth look at THFF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of THFF stock.
Woori Finance (NYSE:WF) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Woori Finance Holdings provides various banking, and financial products and services in Korea. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WF stock.
This week, First Horizon National (NYSE:FHN) drops from a C to a D rating. First Horizon National offers a variety of commercial banking services and also conducts mortgage banking, capital markets, and transaction processing. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. For a full analysis of FHN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Seacoast Banking Corp. of Florida (NASDAQ:SBCF) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Seacoast Banking is a bank holding company. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. The stock price has dropped 6% over the past month, worse than 3.9% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 143. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SBCF stock.
HSBC Holdings (NYSE:HBC) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. HSBC Holdings is the holding company for the HSBC Group. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. For a full analysis of HBC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Kookmin Bank Ads is a commercial bank in Korea. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. To get an in-depth look at KB, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KB stock.
This is a rough week for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria is an international financial group engaged in the traditional banking businesses of retail banking, asset management, private banking, and wholesale banking. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. For a full analysis of BBVA stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.
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