9 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | December 5, 2012 11:00 am

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

Bank of Hawaii (NYSE:BOH[2]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Bank of Hawaii provides financial services and products to customers in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BOH stock[3].

F.N.B. Corp. (NYSE:FNB[4]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. F.N.B. is a financial services holding company. For a full analysis of FNB stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

This is a rough week for Banco Santander (NYSE:SAN[6]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Santander-Chile Bank provides commercial and retail banking services to its customers. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 32.40. To get an in-depth look at SAN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SAN stock[7].

The rating of Prosperity Bancshares (NYSE:PB[8]) slips from a C to a D. Prosperity Bancshares is the holding company for Prosperity Bank. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PB stock[9].

United Bankshares (NASDAQ:UBSI[10]) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns a F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). United Bankshares provides commercial and retail banking services and products. As of Dec. 5, 2012, 12.9% of outstanding United Bankshares shares were held short. For a full analysis of UBSI stock, visit Portfolio Grader[11].

IBERIABANK Corp.‘s (NASDAQ:IBKC[12]) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Iberiabank is the holding company for Iberiabank, a commercial bank conducting business from a network of offices located throughout Louisiana. To get an in-depth look at IBKC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IBKC stock[13].

National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG[14]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. National Bank of Greece offers retail and corporate banking services. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. The stock price has dropped 25.4% over the past month, worse 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 NBG stock[15].

Trustmark (NASDAQ:TRMK[16]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Trustmark Corporation is a bank holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides a range of banking, wealth management and insurance solutions. For a full analysis of TRMK stock, visit Portfolio Grader[17].

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS[18]) takes a hit this week. Webster Financial delivers financial services to individuals, families and businesses throughout southern New England and eastern New York. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 5.5% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at WBS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBS stock[19].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[20] 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[21].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. BOH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BOH
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BOH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BOH
  4. FNB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FNB
  5. For a full analysis of FNB stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FNB
  6. SAN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SAN
  7. To get an in-depth look at SAN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SAN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SAN
  8. PB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PB
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PB
  10. UBSI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UBSI
  11. For a full analysis of UBSI stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UBSI
  12. IBKC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IBKC
  13. To get an in-depth look at IBKC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IBKC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IBKC
  14. NBG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NBG
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NBG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NBG
  16. TRMK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TRMK
  17. For a full analysis of TRMK stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TRMK
  18. WBS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WBS
  19. To get an in-depth look at WBS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WBS
  20. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  21. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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