3 Construction and Engineering Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 11, 2012 10:02 am

This week, the overall grades of three Construction and Engineering stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Dycom Industries (NYSE:DY[2]) earns a F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Dycom Industries provides the telecommunications and infrastructure industry with specialty contracting services, including engineering, construction, maintenance, and installation services for telecommunications providers. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Momentum, DY also gets an F. The stock price has fallen 4% over the past month, worse than the S&P 500, which has held flat over the same period of time. For a full analysis of DY stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

Jacobs Engineering Group‘s (NYSE:JEC[4]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Jacobs Engineering Group provides a broad range of technical, professional, and construction services to a large number of industrial, commercial, and governmental clients around the world. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 2.4% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at JEC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JEC stock[5].

This week, Comfort Systems USA‘s (NYSE:FIX[6]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Comfort Systems provides heating, ventilation, and air conditioning installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement services within the mechanical services industry. The stock also gets an F in Margin Growth. The stock price has fallen 7.8% over the past month. For a full analysis of FIX 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. DY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DY
  3. For a full analysis of DY stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DY
  4. JEC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JEC
  5. To get an in-depth look at JEC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JEC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JEC
  6. FIX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FIX
  7. For a full analysis of FIX stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FIX
  8. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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