4 Capital Markets Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 25, 2013 10:00 am

The ratings of four Capital Markets stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP[2]) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). BGC Partners is a global inter-dealer broker that specializes in the brokering of OTC financial instruments and related derivative products. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Surprise, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth, BGCP also gets an F. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 29.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGCP stock[3].

Investment Technology Group (NYSE:ITG[4]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Investment Technology Group is an agency brokerage and financial technology firm that partners with asset managers globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the investment continuum. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at ITG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ITG stock[5].

Slipping from C to a D rating, Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM[6]) takes a hit this week. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group provides a variety of alternative asset management services for fund investors through locations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The stock also gets an F in Cash Flow. The stock price has dropped 8% over the past month, worse than the 1.4% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of OZM stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

E*TRADE (NASDAQ:ETFC[8]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. E*TRADE is a financial services company that provides online brokerage and related products and services to individual retail investors. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Earnings Momentum. To get an in-depth look at ETFC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ETFC stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

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

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