5 Capital Markets Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | June 24, 2013 1:30 pm

For the current week, the overall ratings of five Capital Markets stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Investment Technology Group (NYSE:ITG[2]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Investment Technology Group is an agency brokerage and financial technology firm that partners with asset managers globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the investment continuum. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth, ITG also gets an F. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ITG stock[3].

The rating of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM[4]) slips from a C to a D. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group provides a variety of alternative asset management services for fund investors through locations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The stock also gets an F in Cash Flow. The stock price has dropped 12% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at OZM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OZM stock[5].

Slipping from a C to a D rating, E*TRADE (NASDAQ:ETFC[6]) takes a hit this week. E*TRADE is a financial services company that provides online brokerage and related products and services to individual retail investors. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Earnings Momentum. For a full analysis of ETFC stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP[8]) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). BGC Partners is a global inter-dealer broker that specializes in the brokering of OTC financial instruments and related derivative products. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Surprise, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 39.70. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGCP stock[9].

American Capital Ltd.’s (NASDAQ:ACAS[10]) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. American Capital, Ltd. was incorporated in 1986. It is a non-diversified closed end investment company that has elected to be regulated as a business development company ‘BDC’. In Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. Share prices fell 10.9% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at ACAS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACAS stock[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[12] 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[13].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. ITG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ITG
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ITG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ITG
  4. OZM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OZM
  5. To get an in-depth look at OZM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OZM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OZM
  6. ETFC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ETFC
  7. For a full analysis of ETFC stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ETFC
  8. BGCP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BGCP
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGCP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BGCP
  10. ACAS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACAS
  11. To get an in-depth look at ACAS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACAS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACAS
  12. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  13. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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