8 Software Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | December 13, 2012 10:02 am

8 Software Stocks to Sell Now

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

TIBCO Software (NASDAQ:TIBX[2]) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). TIBCO Software is an independent provider of infrastructure software that allows customers to create flexible, configurable applications from software infrastructure and deliver real-time insights. The stock price has dropped 13.8% over the past month, worse than the 4.5% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 28.50. To get an in-depth look at TIBX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TIBX stock[3].

SRS Labs (NASDAQ:SRSL[4]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. 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[5].

FactSet (NYSE:FDS[6]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. FactSet Research Systems supplies global economic and financial data to analysts, investment bankers, and other financial professionals. As of Dec. 13, 2012, 10% of outstanding FactSet shares were held short. For a full analysis of FDS stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

This is a rough week for Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT[8]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Microsoft develops and supports software products and services for various computing devices. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at MSFT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MSFT stock[9].

Slipping from C to a D rating, Shanda Games (NASDAQ:GAME[10]) takes a hit this week. Shanda Games develops, sources, and operates Internet games in China. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 17.4% over the past month. For a full analysis of GAME stock, visit Portfolio Grader[11].

The rating of Pros Holdings (NYSE:PRO[12]) slips from C to a D. PROS Holdings develops and markets business computer software. The Company offers pricing and revenue optimization software. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 84.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRO stock[13].

This week, Qlik Technologies (NASDAQ:QLIK[14]) drops from a D to an F rating. QLIK Technologies is engaged into powerful, easy-to-use business intelligence solution that enables its customers to make better and faster business decisions. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise the stock gets F’s. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 391.80. To get an in-depth look at QLIK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QLIK stock[15].

This week, Net 1 U.E.P.S. Technologies’ (NASDAQ:UEPS[16]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Net 1 Ueps Technologies holds a non-exclusive worldwide license to the Universal Electronic Payment System. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Revisions. Share prices fell 36.4% over the past month. For a full analysis of UEPS stock, visit Portfolio Grader[17].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[18].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. TIBX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TIBX
  3. To get an in-depth look at TIBX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TIBX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TIBX
  4. SRSL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SRSL
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SRSL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SRSL
  6. FDS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FDS
  7. For a full analysis of FDS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FDS
  8. MSFT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MSFT
  9. To get an in-depth look at MSFT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MSFT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MSFT
  10. GAME: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GAME
  11. For a full analysis of GAME stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GAME
  12. PRO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRO
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRO
  14. QLIK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=QLIK
  15. To get an in-depth look at QLIK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QLIK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=QLIK
  16. UEPS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UEPS
  17. For a full analysis of UEPS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UEPS
  18. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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