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5 Stocks With Awful Earnings Surprises — OME WPC CBB ROMA TREE

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

   

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

Omega Protein Corp. (NYSE:OME) produces protein-rich fish meal, fish oil, and solubles. OME also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Operating Margin Growth. The price of OME is down 11% since the first of the year. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 10.6% increase over the same period. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 25.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OME stock.

W.P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) is a provider of long-term net lease financing for companies worldwide. WPC gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Sales Growth as well. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 36.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WPC stock.

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB) is a full-service regional provider of data and voice communications services and equipment that operate over wireline and wireless networks. CBB also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBB stock.

Roma Financial (NASDAQ:ROMA) is a unitary savings and loan holding company that offers traditional retail banking services and focuses on the origination of one- to four-family loans. ROMA gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, and Sales Growth as well. Since January 1, ROMA has fallen 14.3%. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 60.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ROMA stock.

Tree.com (NASDAQ:TREE) operates a lending business and a real estate business. TREE also gets F’s in Analyst Earnings Revisions and Equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TREE stock.

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