by Portfolio Grader | November 12, 2012 2:45 pm
This week, five Capital Markets stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
BlackRock‘s (NYSE:BLK) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). BlackRock provides investment management services to institutional clients and to individual investors through various investment vehicles. The current dividend yield is 6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BLK stock.
This is a strong week for Janus Capital (NYSE:JNS). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Janus Capital Group is a global asset management firm offering individual investors and institutional clients asset management services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JNS stock.
This week, Franklin Resources‘ (NYSE:BEN) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Franklin Resources is a global investment management organization. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BEN stock.
This week, Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Virtus Investment Partners provides investment management products and services to individuals and institutions in the United States. The stock price has risen 14.8% over the past month, better than the 4.8% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 5.29. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRTS stock.
Fidus Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:FDUS) boosts its rating from a B to a A this week. Provides customized mezzanine debt and equity financing solutions primarily to lower middle-market companies in the United States. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 8. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FDUS 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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