3 Construction and Engineering Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | July 18, 2013 10:00 am

3 Construction and Engineering Stocks to Sell Now

The overall ratings of three Construction and Engineering stocks are down on Portfolio Grader[1] this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Fluor (NYSE:FLR[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Fluor Corporation provides professional services in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance as well as project management services on a global basis. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Growth, FLR also gets an F. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FLR stock[3].

Foster Wheeler (NASDAQ:FWLT[4]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Foster Wheeler AG provides design, engineering, construction, manufacturing, project development and management, research, plant operations, and environmental services. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. The stock price has fallen 10.7% over the past month, worse than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of FWLT stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

The rating of Sterling Construction (NASDAQ:STRL[6]) declines this week from a C to a D. Sterling Instruction Company is a heavy civil construction company that specializes in the building, reconstruction and repair of transportation and water infrastructure. The stock rates an F in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth also get F’s. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 721.40. To get an in-depth look at STRL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STRL stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

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

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