4 Mortgage Stocks to Buy Now

NHTB, RDN, HBCP, WSFS improve in weekly rankings

   
4 Mortgage Stocks to Buy Now

Four Mortgage 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”).

New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares (NASDAQ:NHTB) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares is a holding company for Lake Sunapee Bank, which is a provider of banking and other financial services in New Hampshire and Vermont. The stock price has risen 10.5% over the past month, better than the 1.2% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NHTB stock.

Radian Group’s (NYSE:RDN) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RDN stock.

This week, Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Home Bancorp is a federally chartered mutual savings bank. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HBCP stock.

This is a strong week for WSFS Financial (NASDAQ:WSFS). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous 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.

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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