by Portfolio Grader | December 5, 2012 3:00 pm
Six Commercial Services stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Asset Acceptance Capital (NASDAQ:AACC) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Asset Acceptance Capital engages in the purchase and collection of defaulted and charged-off accounts receivable portfolios. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Cash Flow and Margin Growth, AACC also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AACC stock.
Asta Funding (NASDAQ:ASFI) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Asta Funding acquires, manages, services, and recovers on portfolios of consumer receivables. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASFI stock.
This week, Steelcase (NYSE:SCS) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Steelcase designs, markets and manufactures office furniture. Shares of SCS have increased 7.9% over the past month, better than the 0.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SCS stock.
Viad Corp. (NYSE:VVI) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Viad provides high-quality, place-based marketing services in North America, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates, as well as travel and recreation services in the United States and Canada. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 6.8% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VVI stock.
The rating of Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Encore Capital Group is involved in consumer debt buying and recovery. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ECPG stock.
Team Inc. (NYSE:TISI) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Team is a provider of specialty maintenance and construction services required in maintaining high temperature and high pressure piping systems and vessels that are utilized in the refining, petrochemical, power, pipeline, and other heavy industries. Investors have pushed the stock price up 8.9% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TISI 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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