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5 Stocks With Ugly Analyst Earnings Revisions — VTNC FHN ATEC EQU ATNY

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

   

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

Vitran (NASDAQ:VTNC) provides freight surface transportation and related supply chain services in Canada and the United States. VTNC also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Equity, and Cash Flow. Shares of the company have dropped 26.7% since the start of the year. This is worse than the 8.9% increase seen by the Nasdaq for the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VTNC stock.

First Horizon National (NYSE:FHN) offers a variety of commercial banking services and also conducts mortgage banking, capital markets, and transaction processing. FHN gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprises, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FHN stock.

Alphatec Holdings (NASDAQ:ATEC) designs, develops, manufactures, and markets products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders, primarily focusing on the aging spine in the United States and internationally. ATEC gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow as well. Since January 1, the stock price has fallen 16.3%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATEC stock.

Equal Energy (NYSE:EQU) acquires, drills, operates, and exploits oil and natural gas wells in Western Canada. EQU gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Equity, and Sales Growth as well. Since January 1, EQU has fallen 25.6%. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 7.6% increase over the same period. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 62.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EQU stock.

API Technologies (NASDAQ:ATNY) designs, develops, and manufactures electronic systems, subsystems, RF/microwave, secure systems, and information assurance products and solutions for defense, aerospace, and commercial applications. ATNY also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Equity, and Cash Flow. The price of ATNY is down 24.2% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATNY stock.

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