5 Diversified Telecommunication Services Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 3, 2012 5:30 pm

5 Diversified Telecommunication Services Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of five Diversified Telecommunication Services stocks on Portfolio Grader[1] are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NYSE:NTT[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Nippon Telegraph & Telephone provides a variety of telecommunication services, including telephone, telegraph, leased circuits, data communication, terminal equipment sales, and related services. To get an in-depth look at NTT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NTT stock[3].

Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT[4]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Level 3 is an integrated communications network company that provides Internet Protocol and data services, content distribution services, colocation services, and softswitch and voice services. The stock also gets an F in Equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LVLT stock[5].

This is a rough week for Hickory Tech (NASDAQ:HTCO[6]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Hickory Tech is a diversified communications company that offers a full array of telecommunications products and services to business and residential customers. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. For a full analysis of HTCO stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN[8]) earns a F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Windstream is a company that provides communications and technology solutions, including high-speed Internet access, digital television services, and voice services. The stock also gets an F in Margin Growth. As of Oct. 3, 2012, 11.1% of outstanding Windstream shares were held short. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 32.90. Over the last month, shares of the company are down 0.1%, worse than the Nasdaq’s 1.7% increase for the same time period. To get an in-depth look at WIN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WIN stock[9].

Telecom Italia (NYSE:TI[10]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to a F rating. Telecom Italia SPA is engaged in communications, particularly in fixed and mobile national and international telecommunications, television and office products. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TI stock[11].

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[12].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. NTT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NTT
  3. To get an in-depth look at NTT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NTT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NTT
  4. LVLT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LVLT
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LVLT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LVLT
  6. HTCO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HTCO
  7. For a full analysis of HTCO stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HTCO
  8. WIN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WIN
  9. To get an in-depth look at WIN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WIN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WIN
  10. TI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TI
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TI
  12. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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