3 Mortgage Stocks to Buy Now

FFIC, BFIN, ATAX improve in weekly rankings


Three Mortgage stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Flushing Financial (NASDAQ:FFIC) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Flushing Financial is the holding company for Flushing Savings Bank. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FFIC stock.

This is a strong week for BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. BankFinancial is engaged in the business of commercial, family and personal banking, and offers its customers a range of loan, deposit, and other financial products and services through full-service banking offices and through its Internet Branch. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BFIN stock.

America First Tax Exempt Investors (NASDAQ:ATAX) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. America First Tax Exempt Investors engages in acquiring, holding, selling, and dealing with a portfolio of federally tax-exempt mortgage revenue bonds, which have been issued to provide construction and/or permanent financing of multifamily residential apartments. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATAX 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.

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