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7 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now

MLR, SHS, PH, MLI, SNHY, BLT, WNC slump in weekly rankings

   

For the current week, the overall ratings of seven Machinery stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Miller Industrie‘s (NYSE:MLR) rating falls this week to a F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Miller produces a line of wrecker, car carrier and trailer bodies. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth, MLR also gets an F. Shares of the company have declined 6.9% from a month prior. This is worse than the S&P 500′s 0.3% drop for the same period. To get an in-depth look at MLR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLR stock.

Sauer-Danfoss (NYSE:SHS) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Sauer-Danfoss designs, manufactures, and markets hydraulic, electronic, and mechanical components, as well as software and integrated systems that generate, transmit, and control power in mobile equipment. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. Over the past month, shares of SHS have fallen 2.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SHS stock.

This week, Parker-Hannifin Corp‘s (NYSE:PH) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Parker Hannifin manufactures motion control products, including fluid power systems, electromechanical controls, and related components. The price of PH fell 1% from a month ago. For a full analysis of PH stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, Mueller Industries (NYSE:MLI) drops from a C to a D rating. Mueller Industries manufactures and sells brass, copper, plastic and aluminum products. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Surprise and Sales Growth. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 26.40. To get an in-depth look at MLI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLI stock.

Sun Hydraulics (NASDAQ:SNHY) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Sun Hydraulics designs and manufactures high-performance screw-in hydraulic cartridge valves and manifolds, which control force, speed and motion as integral components in fluid power systems. Over the last month, the stock price fell 0.9%. For a full analysis of SNHY stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Blount International‘s (NYSE:BLT) rating weakens this week, dropping to a F versus last week’s D. Blount International manufactures equipment, accessories and replacement parts to the global forestry, yard care and general contractor industries. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BLT stock.

Wabash National (NYSE:WNC) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Wabash National designs, manufactures and markets standard and customized truck trailers and intermodal equipment. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. The stock price has fallen 6.3% over the past month. As of Oct. 19, 2012, 14.9% of outstanding Wabash National shares were held short. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 29.10. To get an in-depth look at WNC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WNC 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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