by Portfolio Grader | November 23, 2012 4:30 pm
The grades of five Machinery stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Valmont Industries (NYSE:VMI) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Valmont Industries manufactures fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Margin Growth, VMI also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMI stock.
WABCO Holdings (NYSE:WBC) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Wabco Holdings manufactures and sells control systems, including advanced braking, stability, suspension, transmission control and air compressing and processing systems, that improve vehicle performance and safety and reduce overall vehicle operating costs. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBC stock.
The rating of ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. ESCO Technologies is a producer of engineered products and systems, primarily for utility, industrial, aerospace and commercial applications. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ESE stock.
This is a strong week for Lindsay Corp. (NYSE:LNN). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Lindsay Corporation manufactures and markets center pivot and lateral move irrigation equipment, as well as large diameter steel tubing, for use to irrigate agricultural crops. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LNN stock.
Toro Co. (NYSE:TTC) improves from a B to a A rating this week. Toro is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of professional turf maintenance equipment and services, turf and agricultural micro-irrigation systems, landscaping equipment and snow removal products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TTC 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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