5 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 5, 2012 1:30 pm

5 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of five Capital Markets stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

This week, BlackRock (NYSE:BLK[2]) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). BlackRock provides investment management services to institutional clients and to individual investors through various investment vehicles. The stock has a dividend yield of 6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BLK stock[3].

This week, Janus Capital (NYSE:JNS[4]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. 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[5].

Franklin Resources‘ (NYSE:BEN[6]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Franklin Resources is a global investment management organization. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BEN stock[7].

This week, Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS[8]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Virtus Investment Partners provides investment management products and services to individuals and institutions in the United States. Shares of VRTS have increased 19.6% over the past month, better than the 5.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 5.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRTS stock[9].

Fidus Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:FDUS[10]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to a A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FDUS stock[11].

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[12].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. BLK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BLK
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BLK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BLK
  4. JNS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JNS
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JNS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JNS
  6. BEN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BEN
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BEN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BEN
  8. VRTS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VRTS
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRTS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VRTS
  10. FDUS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FDUS
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FDUS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FDUS
  12. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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