3 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

UMPQ, NBTB, CCBG slump in weekly rankings

   
3 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

The ratings of three Commercial Banking stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Umpqua Holdings (NASDAQ:UMPQ) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Umpqua Holdings is the bank holding company for Umpqua Bank. The stock price has fallen 6.2% over the past month, worse than the 5.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at UMPQ, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UMPQ stock.

Slipping from a C to a D rating, NBT Bancorp (NASDAQ:NBTB) takes a hit this week. NBT Bancorp is a financial holding company that, through subsidiaries NBT Bank and Pennstar Bank, provides commercial banking and financial services. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 7.4% over the past month. For a full analysis of NBTB stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, Capital City Bank Group (NASDAQ:CCBG) drops from a C to a D rating. Capital City Bank Group provides commercial and retail banking products and services. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. Share prices fell 14.3% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCBG 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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