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5 Stocks With Awful Earnings Momentum — NAV HBM UCBI LEAP TC

The worst picks Portfolio Grader has to offer in this fundamental category

   

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Momentum, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.

Navistar (NYSE:NAV) manufactures and markets medium and heavy trucks, school buses, mid-range diesel engines, and service parts. NAV also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth. Shares of the stock have declined 45.7% since January 1. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 15.7% increase over the same period. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 158.3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NAV stock.

HudBay Minerals (NYSE:HBM) is a mining company that mines and produces zinc, copper, gold, and silver. HBM gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprises, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. The price of HBM is down 4.6% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HBM stock.

United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI) provides retail and corporate banking services, including deposit products and loans. UCBI gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprises as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UCBI stock.

Leap Wireless (NASDAQ:LEAP) provides mobile wireless services. LEAP also gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. Since January 1, LEAP has fallen 35.5%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LEAP stock.

Thompson Creek Metals (NYSE:TC) is an integrated North American primary producer of molybdenum. TC also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. Shares of the stock have declined 59.5% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TC stock.

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