4 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | December 27, 2012 7:55 pm

This week, the ratings of four Commercial Banking stocks on Portfolio Grader[1] are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). National Bank of Greece offers retail and corporate banking services. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth, NBG also gets F’s. To get an in-depth look at NBG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NBG stock[3].

The rating of Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ:PNFP[4]) slips from C to a D. Pinnacle Financial Partners is a holding company for Pinnacle National Bank. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. For a full analysis of PNFP stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

This week, Suffolk Bancorp’s (NASDAQ:SUBK[6]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Suffolk Bancorp is a bank holding company for Suffolk County National Bank, which provides commercial banking services to its customers in Suffolk County. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SUBK stock[7].

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY[8]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. KeyCorp provides a wide range of retail and commercial banking, commercial leasing, investment management, consumer finance and investment banking products and services to individual, corporate and institutional clients. For a full analysis of KEY stock, visit Portfolio Grader[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. NBG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NBG
  3. To get an in-depth look at NBG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NBG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NBG
  4. PNFP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PNFP
  5. For a full analysis of PNFP stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PNFP
  6. SUBK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SUBK
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SUBK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SUBK
  8. KEY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KEY
  9. For a full analysis of KEY stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KEY
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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