by Portfolio Grader | February 1, 2013 12:00 pm
This week, the ratings of five Machinery stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Woodward designs, manufactures, and services energy control systems and components for aircraft and industrial engines and turbines. WWD also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WWD stock.
Harsco (NYSE:HSC) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Harsco is an industrial services and engineered products company. The stock gets F’s in Margin Growth and Sales Growth. For a full analysis of HSC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
The rating of Manitowoc (NYSE:MTW) slips from C to a D. Manitowoc is a diversified industrial manufacturer of cranes and related products and foodservice equipment. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 28.50. To get an in-depth look at MTW, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTW stock.
Slipping from C to a D rating, Gardner Denver (NYSE:GDI) takes a hit this week. Gardner Denver manufactures stationary air compressors and blowers for industrial applications. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GDI stock.
Barnes Group (NYSE:B) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. Barnes Group is an international logistical services company and a manufacturer of aerospace and industrial components. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. For a full analysis of B 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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