4 Mortgage Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 19, 2012 9:03 am

4 Mortgage Stocks to Sell Now

For the current week, the overall ratings of four Mortgage stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Brookline Bancorp‘s (NASDAQ:BRKL[2]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Brookline Bancorp accepts consumer and commercial deposits, originates loans to individuals and commercial businesses, and provides cash management and investment advisory services. The stock price has dropped 9.8% over the past month, worse than the 7.2% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BRKL stock[3].

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Beneficial Mutual Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCL[4]) takes a hit this week. Beneficial Mutual Bancorp provides consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations in the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. The stock price has fallen 10% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 44.80. To get an in-depth look at BNCL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BNCL stock[5].

This is a rough week for Home Federal Bancorp (NASDAQ:HOME[6]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Home Federal Bancorp is the proposed holding company for Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Nampa. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Revisions. For a full analysis of HOME stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

Northfield Bancorp (NASDAQ:NFBK[8]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Northfield Bancorp provides banking services mainly to individuals and corporate customers parts of New York and New Jersey. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 11.9% over the past month. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 33.00. To get an in-depth look at NFBK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NFBK stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[10].

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

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