8 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

SNBC, WF, FFBC, UCBI, SBCF, EFSC, BCH, HVB slump in weekly rankings

   
8 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of eight Commercial Banking stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Sun Bancorp‘s (NASDAQ:SNBC) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Sun Bancorp serves as a holding company for Sun National Bank. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Equity, and Cash Flow, SNBC also gets an F. The stock price has fallen 8.7% over the past month, worse than the 4.1% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNBC stock.

The rating of Woori Finance (NYSE:WF) declines this week from a C to a D. Woori Finance Holdings provides various banking, and financial products and services in Korea. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. To get an in-depth look at WF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WF stock.

First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. First Financial is a financial holding company. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. The stock price has fallen 8.2% over the past month. Trade volume is up 405.2% from the previous week. For a full analysis of FFBC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

United Community Banks‘s (NASDAQ:UCBI) rating falls this week to a F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). United Community Banks provides retail and corporate banking services, including deposit products and loans. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. Trade volume is up 407.2% from the previous week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UCBI stock.

Seacoast Banking Corp. of Florida (NASDAQ:SBCF) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Seacoast Banking is a bank holding company. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 155.00. To get an in-depth look at SBCF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SBCF stock.

This week, Enterprise Financial Services‘s (NASDAQ:EFSC) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Enterprise Financial Services is a financial holding company that provides banking and other services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EFSC stock.

Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. NonactiveBanco de Chile provides a wide customer base of individuals and corporations with general banking services. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of BCH stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Hudson Valley Holding Corp. (NYSE:HVB) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Hudson Valley Holding through its subsidiary, Hudson Valley Bank, provides commercial banking services through offices in Westchester and Bronx counties, New York. The stock gets F’s in Margin Growth and Sales Growth. Share prices fell 7.4% over the past month. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 37.20. To get an in-depth look at HVB, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HVB 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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