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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 gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth as well. Since January 1, NAV has fallen 48.6%. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 12.4% increase over the same period. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 149.9. 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. Since January 1, HBM has fallen 6.2%. 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 also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprises. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UCBI stock.

Leap Wireless (NASDAQ:LEAP) provides mobile wireless services. LEAP gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow as well. The price of LEAP is down 41% since the first of the year. 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 61% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TC stock.

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