3 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 11, 2013 11:00 am

3 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Sell Now

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

Astronics (NASDAQ:ATRO[2]) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Astronics is a supplier of products to the aerospace and defense industries. For a full analysis of ATRO stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

The rating of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD[4]) slips from a D to an F. General Dynamics is a diversified defense company. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. The stock price has fallen 5.6% over the past month, worse 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 GD stock[5].

This week, American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ:ASEI[6]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). American Science and Engineering is engaged in the development, manufacturing, marketing, and sale of X-ray inspection and similar detection solutions for homeland security and other targeted markets. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 30.30. To get an in-depth look at ASEI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASEI stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. ATRO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ATRO
  3. For a full analysis of ATRO stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ATRO
  4. GD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GD
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GD
  6. ASEI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ASEI
  7. To get an in-depth look at ASEI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASEI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ASEI
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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