5 Stocks With Bad Earnings Surprises — WPC CBB ROMA NX HL

The worst picks Portfolio Grader has to offer in this fundamental category

   
5 Stocks With Bad Earnings Surprises — WPC CBB ROMA NX HL

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Surprises, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.

W.P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) is a provider of long-term net lease financing for companies worldwide. WPC gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Earnings Momentum as well. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 39.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WPC stock.

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB) is a full-service regional provider of data and voice communications services and equipment that operate over wireline and wireless networks. CBB also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth. Since January 1, CBB has fallen 1.9%. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 0.7% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBB stock.

Roma Financial (NASDAQ:ROMA) is a unitary savings and loan holding company that offers traditional retail banking services and focuses on the origination of one- to four-family loans. ROMA also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Analyst Earnings Revisions. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 109.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ROMA stock.

Quanex Building Products (NYSE:NX) manufactures engineered materials and components for the building markets. NX gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, and Operating Margin Growth as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NX stock.

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) explores, develops, and mines precious metals, gold, and silver. HL also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 52.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HL stock.

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