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9 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

TAXI, GBDC, TCAP, VRTS, JEF, TROW, AMP, EVR, WDR improve in weekly rankings

   

This week, nine Capital Markets stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Medallion Financial (NASDAQ:TAXI) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Medallion Financial is a specialty finance company that originates and services loans financing the purchase of taxicab medallions and related assets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth, TAXI also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TAXI stock.

Golub Capital (NASDAQ:GBDC) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Golub Capital BDC is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GBDC stock.

Triangle Capital (NYSE:TCAP) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Triangle Capital is a specialty finance company that provides customized financing solutions to lower middle market companies. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCAP stock.

This week, Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) pushes up from a B to an A rating. Virtus Investment Partners provides investment management products and services to individuals and institutions in the United States. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 7.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRTS stock.

Jefferies Group’s (NYSE:JEF) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Jefferies Group is an independent, full-service global securities and investment banking firm. The stock price has risen 6% over the past month, better than the 3.7% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JEF stock.

This week, T. Rowe Price’s (NASDAQ:TROW) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. T. Rowe Price is a financial services holding company that provides investment advisory services to individual and institutional investors. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 5.9% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TROW stock.

Ameriprise Financial (NYSE:AMP) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Ameriprise Financial provides a range of financial products and services in the United States and internationally. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMP stock.

Evercore Partners (NYSE:EVR) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Evercore Partners is an investment banking boutique. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EVR stock.

Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Waddell & Reed Financial is a mutual fund and asset management firm. Investors have pushed the stock price up 10% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WDR 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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