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5 Stocks With Awful Operating Margin Growth — PC FMBI QTM RMBS NOK

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

   

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

Panasonic (NYSE:PC) produces home appliances, audio & video, computer peripherals, telecommunications, industrial equipment, and electronic parts. PC also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow. Since January 1, PC has fallen 39.3%. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen an 8.1% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PC stock.

First Midwest Bancorp (NASDAQ:FMBI) is the holding company for First Midwest Bank. FMBI gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, and Equity as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FMBI stock.

Quantum Corp. (NYSE:QTM) designs and manufactures storage products. QTM gets F’s in Analyst Earnings Revisions and Sales Growth as well. Since January 1, QTM has fallen 47.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QTM stock.

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) is a technology licensing company and focuses on the design, development and licensing of chip interface technologies and architectures that are foundational to nearly all digital electronics products. RMBS also gets F’s in Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. The price of RMBS is down 46.1% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RMBS stock.

Nokia (NYSE:NOK) makes mobile devices and offers Internet services that allow people to access music, maps, media, messaging and games. NOK also gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. Shares of the stock have declined 41.7% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NOK stock.

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