For the current week, the overall ratings of four Commercial Services stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. ACCO Brands engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of office products primarily in the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, and Canada. ACCO also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise. As of Nov. 21, 2012, 11.6% of outstanding ACCO Brands shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at ACCO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACCO stock.
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE:RBA) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers operates as an industrial auctioneer that sells through unreserved public auctions. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 26.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RBA stock.
This is a rough week for Fuel Tech (NASDAQ:FTEK). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Fuel Tech develops and commercializes air pollution control technologies and provides engineering services. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. The stock price has fallen 12.5% over the past month, worse than the 3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of FTEK stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Heritage-Crystal Clean (NASDAQ:HCCI) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. Heritage-Crystal Clean offers parts cleaning services. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Cash Flow. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 12.5% over the past month. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 107.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HCCI 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.