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3 Construction and Engineering Stocks to Sell Now

FLR, FWLT, STRL slump in weekly rankings

   

The ratings of three Construction and Engineering stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Fluor (NYSE:FLR) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Fluor Corporation provides professional services in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance as well as project management services on a global basis. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Growth, FLR also gets an F. The stock price has fallen 5.6% over the past month, worse than the 0.5% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FLR stock.

This is a rough week for Foster Wheeler (NASDAQ:FWLT). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Foster Wheeler AG provides design, engineering, construction, manufacturing, project development and management, research, plant operations, and environmental services. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 9.6% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at FWLT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FWLT stock.

Sterling Construction (NASDAQ:STRL) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Sterling Instruction Company is a heavy civil construction company that specializes in the building, reconstruction and repair of transportation and water infrastructure. For a full analysis of STRL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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.


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