3 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 2, 2012 3:32 pm

The ratings of three Machinery stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Miller Industrie (NYSE:MLR[2]) earns a F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of 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. The stock price has dropped 5.2% over the past month, worse than the 1.3% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLR stock[3].

This week, Deere (NYSE:DE[4]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Deere & Company provides products and services for various outdoor markets, including agriculture, forestry, construction, lawn and turf care, landscaping and irrigation. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. For a full analysis of DE stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

Hardinge (NASDAQ:HDNG[6]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Hardringe globally designs, manufactures and distributes computer controlled metal cutting lathes, grinding and related tooling and accessories. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. To get an in-depth look at HDNG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HDNG stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. MLR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MLR
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MLR
  4. DE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DE
  5. For a full analysis of DE stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DE
  6. HDNG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HDNG
  7. To get an in-depth look at HDNG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HDNG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HDNG
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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