3 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 10, 2012 10:51 am

3 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

The overall ratings of three Commercial Banking stocks are down on Portfolio Grader[1] this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). First Financial is a financial holding company. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, FFBC also gets an F. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FFBC stock[3].

International Bancshares‘s (NASDAQ:IBOC[4]) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. International Bancshares provides commercial and retail banking services through offices in south and southeast Texas. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Surprise and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at IBOC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IBOC stock[5].

Capital Bank (NASDAQ:CBKN[6]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. Capital Bank is a full-service state chartered community bank conducting business throughout North Carolina. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Sales Growth. For a full analysis of CBKN stock, visit Portfolio Grader[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. FFBC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FFBC
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FFBC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FFBC
  4. IBOC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IBOC
  5. To get an in-depth look at IBOC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IBOC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IBOC
  6. CBKN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CBKN
  7. For a full analysis of CBKN stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CBKN
  8. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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