by Portfolio Grader | September 6, 2012 1:00 pm
The overall ratings of five Communications Equipment stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Adtran (NASDAQ:ADTN) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Adtran designs, manufactures, markets and services network access solutions for communications networks for providers of communications services and small- and mid-sized businesses. ADTN also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Revisions. The stock price has fallen 3.9% over the past month, worse than the 3.4% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. As of Sept. 6, 10.4% of outstanding Adtran shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ADTN stock.
The rating of Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) declines this week from a D to an F. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson develops and manufactures products for wired and mobile communications in public and private networks. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 6.2% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at ERIC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ERIC stock.
Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Comtech Telecommunications is involved in the design, development, production, and marketing of products, systems, and services for advanced communications solutions. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of CMTL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
JDS Uniphase (NASDAQ:JDSU) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. JDS Uniphase is a provider of communications test and measurement solutionsand optical products for telecommunications service providers, wireless operators, cable operators, and network-equipment manufacturers. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Equity, and Margin Growth. To get an in-depth look at JDSU, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JDSU stock.
Oclaro Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F rating. Oclaro develops, manufactures, and provides optical solutions designs. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow. Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. As of Sept. 6, 13% of outstanding Oclaro Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OCLR stock.
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