6 Capital Markets Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 29, 2012 3:15 pm

6 Capital Markets Stocks to Sell Now

The overall ratings of six Capital Markets stocks are down on Portfolio Grader[1] this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Evercore Partners (NYSE:EVR[2]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Evercore Partners is an investment banking boutique. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth and Margin Growth, EVR also gets F’s. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up threefold from the week prior. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 171.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EVR stock[3].

Legg Mason (NYSE:LM[4]) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns a F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Legg Mason provides investment management and related services to institutional and individual clients, company-sponsored mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Sales Growth. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. To get an in-depth look at LM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LM stock[5].

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM[6]) earns a F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group provides a variety of alternative asset management services for fund investors through locations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The stock also rates an F in Cash Flow. For a full analysis of OZM stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO[8]) takes a hit this week. Apollo Global Management is engaged in investing and operating in private equity, capital markets and real estate businesses. The stock gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APO stock[9].

FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM[10]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. FXCM offers foreign exchange trading services over the Internet. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. The stock price has fallen 5.5% over the past month, worse than the 2% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of FXCM stock, visit Portfolio Grader[11].

The rating of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services (AMEX:LTS[12]) slips from a C to a D. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services is engaged in investment banking, equity research, institutional sales and trading, independent brokerage and advisory services and asset management services. The stock also gets an F in Equity. Shares of the company have declined 2.3% from last month. To get an in-depth look at LTS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LTS stock[13].

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[14].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. EVR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EVR
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EVR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EVR
  4. LM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LM
  5. To get an in-depth look at LM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LM
  6. OZM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OZM
  7. For a full analysis of OZM stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OZM
  8. APO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=APO
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=APO
  10. FXCM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FXCM
  11. For a full analysis of FXCM stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FXCM
  12. LTS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LTS
  13. To get an in-depth look at LTS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LTS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LTS
  14. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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