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5 Stocks With Crummy Earnings Surprises — WPC CBB ROMA TREE HL

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.

W.P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) is a provider of long-term net lease financing for companies worldwide. WPC also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Sales Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 35.20. 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. Shares of the stock have declined 14.3% since January 1. This is worse than the Nasdaq, which has seen a 13% increase over the same period. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 59.50. 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 gets F’s in Analyst Earnings Revisions and Equity as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TREE stock.

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) explores, develops, and mines precious metals, gold, and silver. HL also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 52.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HL stock.

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