The grades of three Durable Goods stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.
American Greetings (NYSE:AM) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. American Greetings designs, manufactures, and sells greeting cards and other related products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AM stock.
This week, Ryland Group (NYSE:RYL) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Ryland Group is engaged in homebuilding and a mortgage financing. Shares of RYL have increased 12.9% over the past month, better than the 3.1% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RYL stock.
M.D.C. Holdings’ (NYSE:MDC) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. M.D.C. Holdings builds and sells homes under the name Richmond American Homes. Investors have pushed the stock price up 10.7% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MDC 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.