6 Software Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 23, 2012 12:00 pm

6 Software Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of six Software stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Vasco Data Security‘s (NASDAQ:VDSI[2]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. VASCO Data Security International designs, develops, markets and supports open standards-based hardware and software security systems that manage and secure access to information assets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions and Sales Growth, VDSI also gets F’s. To get an in-depth look at VDSI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VDSI stock[3].

Digimarc‘s (NASDAQ:DMRC[4]) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Digimarc provides media identification and management solutions to commercial entities and government customers in the United States and internationally. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. The stock price has fallen 10.3% 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 DMRC stock[5].

QAD Inc.‘s (NASDAQ:QADA[6]) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. QAD provides supply-chain-enabled enterprise resource planning software for mid-range and large multinational manufacturing companies. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 32.00. For a full analysis of QADA stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

This week, Perfect World Co. (NASDAQ:PWRD[8]) drops from a C to a D rating. Perfect World develops and operates online games. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at PWRD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PWRD stock[9].

This is a rough week for SRS Labs (NASDAQ:SRSL[10]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. SRS Labs develops and licenses audio and voice enhancement technologies. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SRSL stock[11].

The rating of Comverse Technology (NASDAQ:CMVT[12]) declines this week from a C to a D. Comverse Technology is a provider of software and systems enabling converged billing and active customer management, mobile Internet, and value-added services. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 47.7% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at CMVT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CMVT stock[13].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[14] 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[15].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. VDSI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VDSI
  3. To get an in-depth look at VDSI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VDSI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VDSI
  4. DMRC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DMRC
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DMRC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DMRC
  6. QADA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=QADA
  7. For a full analysis of QADA stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=QADA
  8. PWRD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PWRD
  9. To get an in-depth look at PWRD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PWRD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PWRD
  10. SRSL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SRSL
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SRSL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SRSL
  12. CMVT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CMVT
  13. To get an in-depth look at CMVT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CMVT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CMVT
  14. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  15. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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