by Portfolio Grader | November 23, 2012 6:30 pm
For the current week, the overall ratings of six Machinery stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
This week, Omega Flex (NASDAQ:OFLX) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Omega Flex manufactures flexible metal hose. The stock price has dropped 5.1% over the past month, worse than the 3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OFLX stock.
Barnes Group (NYSE:B) earns a F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Barnes Group is an international logistical services company and a manufacturer of aerospace and industrial components. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 13.3% over the past month. For a full analysis of B stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
SPX Corp. (NYSE:SPW) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. SPX operates as a global multi-industry manufacturing company that offers highly-specialized engineered solutions to solve critical problems for customers. To get an in-depth look at SPW, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPW stock.
Met-Pro Corp. (NYSE:MPR) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Met-Pro makes and sells product recovery and pollution control equipment for purification of air and liquids, fluid handling equipment for corrosive, abrasive and high temperature liquids, and filtration and purification products. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MPR stock.
Albany International (NYSE:AIN) earns a F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. Albany International is a global company engaged in the processing of textiles and other materials. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 44.10. For a full analysis of AIN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
This is a rough week for Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Xylem, Inc. provides water technology services. It enables customers to transport, treat, test and use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XYL stock.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.
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