by Portfolio Grader | August 5, 2012 1:30 pm
This week, eight Internet and Web Service stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
This week, Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Blucora provides white label search and monetization solutions to Web publishers worldwide. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise, Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth, BCOR also gets A’s. The stock price has risen 23.6% over the past month, better than the 1% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BCOR stock.
Akamai (NASDAQ:AKAM) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Akamai provides services for accelerating and improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 10.3% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AKAM stock.
Ancestry.com (NASDAQ:ACOM) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Ancestry.com operates as an online family history resource for subscribers worldwide. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 16.7% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACOM stock.
Vistaprint (NASDAQ:VPRT) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Vistaprint is a printing firm that targets its service to small businesses. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 11.5% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VPRT stock.
NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. NIC provides Internet-based electronic government solutions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGOV stock.
AOL (NYSE:AOL) improves from a B to an A rating this week. AOL provides online content, products, and services to consumers, publishers, and advertisers worldwide. Investors have pushed the stock price up 13.7% over the past month. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOL stock.
This week, Demand Media‘s (NYSE:DMD) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Demand Media operates as a content and social media company in the United States that identifies, creates, distributes, and monetizes content. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DMD stock.
Move Inc.‘s (NASDAQ:MOVE) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Move supplies online media and technology to the real estate industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOVE stock.
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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