by Portfolio Grader | October 19, 2012 10:00 am
The grades of five Machinery stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.
Kubota (NYSE:KUB) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Kubota manufactures industrial machinery, farm machinery, and fluid piping systems. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KUB stock.
This week, Middleby Corp. (NASDAQ:MIDD) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). The Middleby is engaged in the design, manufacture, marketing, distribution, and service of a line of cooking and warming equipment used in all types of commercial restaurants and institutional kitchens and food preparation, cooking and packaging equipment for food processing operations. The stock price has risen 4.4% over the past month, better than the 3.2% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MIDD stock.
This week, Robbins & Myers‘s (NYSE:RBN) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Robbins & Myers supplies engineered equipment and systems for critical applications in global energy, industrial, chemical and pharmaceutical markets. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RBN stock.
Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Oshkosh designs, manufactures and markets fire and emergency apparatuses and specialty commercial and military trucks. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 6.4% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OSK stock.
The rating of Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Federal Signal manufactures and supplies safety, signaling, and communications equipment. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSS stock.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.
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