4 Mortgage Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | June 24, 2013 12:00 pm

The grades of four Mortgage stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares’ (NASDAQ:NHTB[2]) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). 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. Shares of NHTB have increased 8.4% over the past month, better than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NHTB stock[3].

This week, Radian Group’s (NYSE:RDN[4]) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. 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[5].

This is a strong week for Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP[6]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Home Bancorp is a federally chartered mutual savings bank. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HBCP stock[7].

WSFS Financial (NASDAQ:WSFS[8]) improves from a C to a B rating this week. 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[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. NHTB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NHTB
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NHTB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NHTB
  4. RDN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RDN
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RDN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RDN
  6. HBCP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HBCP
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HBCP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HBCP
  8. WSFS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WSFS
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WSFS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WSFS
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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