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3 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

NTRS, TCRD, ARCC improve in weekly rankings


Three Capital Markets 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”).

Northern Trust (NASDAQ:NTRS) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Northern Trust is a financial holding company that provides investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary, and banking solutions for corporations, institutions, and affluent individuals. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NTRS stock.

THL Credit (NASDAQ:TCRD) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. THL Credit is a management investment company that invests mainly in private subordinated debt, also known as mezzanine debt. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCRD stock.

Ares Capital’s (NASDAQ:ARCC) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. Ares Capital is a specialty finance company that invests mainly in first- and second-lien senior loans and mezzanine debt, which in some cases includes equity components like warrants. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARCC 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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