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3 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Sell Now

COL, PCP, ATRO, slump in weekly rankings


The ratings of three Aerospace and Defense stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Rockwell Collins designs, produces, and supports communications and aviation electronics for commercial and military customers worldwide. For a full analysis of COL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Precision Castparts (NYSE:PCP) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Precision Castparts is a worldwide manufacturer of complex metal components and products, providing investment castings, forgings and fasteners/fastener systems for aerospace and industrial gas turbine applications. To get an in-depth look at PCP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PCP stock.

The rating of Astronics (NASDAQ:ATRO) declines this week from a C to a D. Astronics is a supplier of products to the aerospace and defense industries. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. Since January 1, the price of ATRO has dropped 7.1%. This is worse than the Nasdaq’s 4% increase for the same period. For a full analysis of ATRO 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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