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7 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

RBCAA, CCBG, CHCO, HBHC, LKFN, BSAC, FHN slump in weekly rankings

   

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

Republic Bancorp (NASDAQ:RBCAA) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Republic Bancorp directs, plans and coordinates the business activities of the Republic Bank & Trust. For a full analysis of RBCAA stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of Capital City Bank Group (NASDAQ:CCBG) slips from C to a D. Capital City Bank Group provides commercial and retail banking products and services. The stock gets F’s in Margin Growth and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCBG stock.

City Holding (NASDAQ:CHCO) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. City Holding provides various banking products and services. As of Dec. 12, 2012, 14.6% of outstanding City Holding shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at CHCO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHCO stock.

Hancock Holding (NASDAQ:HBHC) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Hancock Holding is a multi-bank holding company. For a full analysis of HBHC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of Lakeland Financial (NASDAQ:LKFN) declines this week from C to a D. Lakeland Financial is a bank holding company. To get an in-depth look at LKFN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LKFN stock.

This week, Banco Santander-Chile (NYSE:BSAC) drops from C to a D rating. Banco Santander Chile provides commercial and retail banking services to corporate and individual customers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BSAC stock.

First Horizon National (NYSE:FHN) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. First Horizon National offers a variety of commercial banking services and also conducts mortgage banking, capital markets, and transaction processing. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at FHN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FHN 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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