4 Commercial Banking Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | September 12, 2012 10:02 am

The grades of four Commercial Banking stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Synovus Financial (NYSE:SNV[2]) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Synovus Financial provides financial its customers with services such as commercial and retail banking, insurance and financial management. Shares of SNV have increased 16.5% over the past month, better than the 2% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNV stock[3].

Cullen/Frost (NYSE:CFR[4]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Cullen/Frost offers commercial and consumer banking services, as well as trust and investment management, investment banking, insurance brokerage, leasing, asset-based lending, treasury management, and item processing services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CFR stock[5].

Community Bank System (NYSE:CBU[6]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Community Bank System provides its retail, commercial, and municipal customers with banking and financial services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBU stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[8].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. SNV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SNV
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNV stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SNV
  4. CFR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CFR
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CFR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CFR
  6. CBU: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CBU
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBU stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CBU
  8. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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