5 Stocks With Awful Analyst Earnings Revisions — ATEC RENT WSTL FBR DVR

The worst picks Portfolio Grader has to offer in this fundamental category

   
5 Stocks With Awful Analyst Earnings Revisions — ATEC RENT WSTL FBR DVR

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Analyst Earnings Revisions, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.

Alphatec Holdings (NASDAQ:ATEC) designs, develops, manufactures, and markets products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders, primarily focusing on the aging spine in the United States and internationally. ATEC also gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATEC stock.

Rentrak Corp. (NASDAQ:RENT) is an information management company serving the media, entertainment, retail, advertising and manufacturing industries. RENT gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Equity as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RENT stock.

Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL) designs, manufactures, and distributes telecommunications products to telephone companies and other telecommunications service providers. WSTL gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Equity, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. The price of WSTL is down 4.1% since the first of the year. This is worse than the Nasdaq, which has seen a 19.1% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WSTL stock.

Fibria Celulose (NYSE:FBR) produces and exports wood-free printing, writing, and specialty papers. FBR also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FBR stock.

Cal Dive (NYSE:DVR) is a marine contracting company that provides manned diving, pipelay and pipe burial, platform installation, and platform salvage services to the offshore oil and natural gas industry. DVR gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Equity, and Cash Flow as well. Since January 1, DVR has fallen 21.8%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DVR stock.

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