by Portfolio Grader | October 5, 2012 6:30 pm
The ratings of six Machinery stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Commercial Vehicle Group (NASDAQ:CVGI) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Commercial Vehicle Group designs and manufactures cab related products and systems for the commercial vehicle markets worldwide. While the Nasdaq has increased 2.4% over the past month, the stock price has fallen 13.5% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVGI stock.
Harsco (NYSE:HSC) earns a F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Harsco is an industrial services and engineered products company. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. For a full analysis of HSC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
The rating of Twin Disc (NASDAQ:TWIN) declines this week from a D to a F. Twin Disc is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of marine and heavy-duty off-highway power transmission equipment. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 8.7% over the past month. As of Oct. 5, 2012, 12.6% of outstanding Twin Disc shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at TWIN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TWIN stock.
This week, Dynamic Materials (NASDAQ:BOOM) drops from a D to a F rating. Dynamic Materials is an industrial manufacturer that focuses on niche markets related to the building of equipment and materials. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Sales Growth. The stock price has fallen 8.6% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BOOM stock.
Blount International (NYSE:BLT) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D to a F. Blount International manufactures equipment, accessories and replacement parts to the global forestry, yard care and general contractor industries. For a full analysis of BLT stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
This is a rough week for John Bean Technologies (NYSE:JBT). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. John Bean Technologies is a technology solutions provider to the food processing and air transportation industries. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at JBT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JBT 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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