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5 Stocks With Awful Earnings Momentum — FNBN NAV SGK LGCY VNR

The worst picks Portfolio Grader has to offer in this fundamental category

   

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Momentum, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.

FNB United (NASDAQ:FNBN) is a bank holding company. FNBN gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNBN stock.

Navistar (NYSE:NAV) manufactures and markets medium and heavy trucks, school buses, mid-range diesel engines, and service parts. NAV also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth. Since January 1, NAV has fallen 48.8%. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 10.3% increase over the same period. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 151.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NAV stock.

Schawk (NYSE:SGK) provides strategic, creative and executional graphic services and solutions to clients in markets related to consumer products packaging, retail, pharmaceutical and advertising. SGK gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprises, and Operating Margin Growth as well. Shares of the stock have declined 2% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SGK stock.

Legacy Reserves (NASDAQ:LGCY) acquires and explores for oil and natural gas properties in the United States. LGCY also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprises, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. The price of LGCY is down 15.1% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LGCY stock.

Vanguard Natural Resources (NYSE:VNR) is an independent natural gas and oil company. VNR gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprises, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. Since January 1, VNR has fallen 2.4%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 539.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VNR stock.

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