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5 Capital Markets Stocks to Sell Now

ETFC, DUF, FXCM, LM, SWS slump in weekly rankings


This week, the ratings of five Capital Markets stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

E*TRADE (NASDAQ:ETFC) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns a F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). E*TRADE is a financial services company that provides online brokerage and related products and services to individual retail investors. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Revisions, ETFC also gets an F. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 33.90. For a full analysis of ETFC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, Duff & Phelps (NYSE:DUF) drops from a D to a F rating. Duff & Phelps provides independent financial advisory and investment banking services. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at DUF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DUF stock.

FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. FXCM offers foreign exchange trading services over the Internet. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FXCM stock.

Legg Mason (NYSE:LM) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Legg Mason provides investment management and related services to institutional and individual clients, company-sponsored mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles. To get an in-depth look at LM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LM stock.

SWS Group (NYSE:SWS) earns a F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. SWS Group is a financial services holding company that delivers a range of investment, commercial banking and related financial services its customers, which include to individual, corporate and institutional investors, governmental entities and financial intermediaries. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Equity. While the S&P 500 has remained flat over the past month, the stock price has fallen 14% over the past month. For a full analysis of SWS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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