3 Mortgage Stocks to Buy Now

HBCP, WSFS, RDN improve in weekly rankings


This week, three Mortgage stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Home Bancorp is a federally chartered mutual savings bank. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth, HBCP also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HBCP stock.

WSFS Financial’s (NASDAQ:WSFS) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. WSFS Financial is a savings and loan holding company, which provides residential and commercial real estate, commercial and consumer lending services, as well as retail deposit and cash management services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WSFS stock.

This week, Radian Group (NYSE:RDN) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Radian Group Inc. was incorporated in Delaware. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides credit-related insurance coverage and financial services to mortgage lenders and other financial institutions. The stock price has risen 43% over the past month, better than the 2.6% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RDN 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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