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8 Mortgage Stocks to Buy Now

SIFI, EBSB, PEOP, PBNY, BFED, KFFG, FFIC, CFFN improve in weekly rankings

   

This week, eight Mortgage 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, SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. SI Financial Group provides consumers and businesses with a variety of financial services. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Growth, SIFI also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIFI stock.

Meridian Interstate Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Meridian Interstate Bancorp is the holding company for East Boston Savings Bank. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EBSB stock.

Peoples Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:PEOP) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Peoples Federal Bancshares accepts deposits and offers savings bank services. The bank offers consumer, home equity, mortgage and commercial loans. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEOP stock.

Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE:PBNY) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Provident New York Bancorp is the holding company for Provident Bank. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PBNY stock.

This week, Beacon Federal (NASDAQ:BFED) pushes up from a B to an A rating. Beacon Federal provides various banking services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BFED stock.

Kaiser Federal Financial Group‘s (NASDAQ:KFFG) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. Kaiser Federal Financial Group is the holding company for Kaiser Federal Bank. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KFFG stock.

The rating of Flushing Financial (NASDAQ:FFIC) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Flushing Financial is the holding company for Flushing Savings Bank. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FFIC stock.

Capitol Federal Financial‘s (NASDAQ:CFFN) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Capitol Federal Financial provides retail banking services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CFFN 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.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2012/08/8-mortgage-stocks-to-buy-now-sifi-ebsb-peop/.

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