5 Stocks With Ugly Operating Margin Growth — PC QTM RMBS NOK FOE

by Portfolio Grader | November 5, 2012 6:00 pm

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Operating Margin Growth, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader[1].

Panasonic (NYSE:PC[2]) 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 40.5%. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 12.4% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PC stock[3].

Quantum Corp. (NYSE:QTM[4]) designs and manufactures storage products. QTM also gets F’s in Analyst Earnings Revisions and Sales Growth. Shares of the stock have declined 41.7% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QTM stock[5].

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS[6]) 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 gets F’s in Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth as well. Since January 1, RMBS has fallen 36.8%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RMBS stock[7].

Nokia (NYSE:NOK[8]) makes mobile devices and offers Internet services that allow people to access music, maps, media, messaging and games. NOK gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow as well. The price of NOK is down 41.7% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NOK stock[9].

Ferro Corp. (NYSE:FOE[10]) sells, distributes, markets, and trades propane and other natural gas liquids. FOE gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth as well. Shares of the stock have declined 44.9% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FOE stock[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here[12].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. PC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PC
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PC
  4. QTM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=QTM
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QTM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=QTM
  6. RMBS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RMBS
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RMBS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RMBS
  8. NOK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NOK
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NOK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NOK
  10. FOE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FOE
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FOE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FOE
  12. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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