7 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 23, 2013 10:00 am

For the current week, the overall ratings of seven Commercial Banking stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

BBVA Banco Frances (NYSE:BFR[2]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. BBVA Banco Frances provides financial services to companies of all sizes and individuals in the Republic of Argentina. For a full analysis of BFR stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

First Connecticut Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:FBNK[4]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. First Connecticut Bancorp operates as the holding company for Farmington Bank that provides consumer and commercial banking services to businesses, individuals, and governments in central Connecticut. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Earnings Revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FBNK stock[5].

Slipping from C to a D rating, BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF[6]) takes a hit this week. BancFirst provides commercial banking services to retail customers and small-to-medium-sized businesses. To get an in-depth look at BANF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BANF stock[7].

KB Financial Group’s (NYSE:KB[8]) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Kookmin Bank Ads is a commercial bank in Korea. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KB stock[9].

National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG[10]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. National Bank of Greece offers retail and corporate banking services. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at NBG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NBG stock[11].

Banco Santander-Chile (NYSE:BSAC[12]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Banco Santander Chile provides commercial and retail banking services to corporate and individual customers. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 27.50. For a full analysis of BSAC stock, visit Portfolio Grader[13].

Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL[14]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Sterling Bancorp is a bank holding company and a financial holding company that provides a range of financial products and services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STL stock[15].

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[16].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. BFR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BFR
  3. For a full analysis of BFR stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BFR
  4. FBNK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FBNK
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FBNK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FBNK
  6. BANF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BANF
  7. To get an in-depth look at BANF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BANF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BANF
  8. KB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KB
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KB
  10. NBG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NBG
  11. To get an in-depth look at NBG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NBG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NBG
  12. BSAC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BSAC
  13. For a full analysis of BSAC stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BSAC
  14. STL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STL
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STL
  16. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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