3 Mortgage Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 8, 2012 1:01 pm

The ratings of three Mortgage stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

ESB Financial‘s (NASDAQ:ESBF[2]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. ESB provides a range of retail and commercial financial products and services to customers in Western Pennsylvania. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, ESBF also gets an F. For a full analysis of ESBF stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

Clifton Savings Bancorp (NASDAQ:CSBK[4]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Clifton Savings Bancorp provides traditional financial services to consumers and businesses. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 36.00. To get an in-depth look at CSBK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CSBK stock[5].

This is a rough week for Brookline Bancorp (NASDAQ:BRKL[6]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Brookline Bancorp accepts consumer and commercial deposits, originates loans to individuals and commercial businesses, and provides cash management and investment advisory services. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BRKL 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. ESBF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ESBF
  3. For a full analysis of ESBF stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ESBF
  4. CSBK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CSBK
  5. To get an in-depth look at CSBK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CSBK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CSBK
  6. BRKL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BRKL
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BRKL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BRKL
  8. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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