4 Software Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 15, 2013 12:00 pm

The grades of four Software stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

AVG Technologies NV (NYSE:AVG[2]) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. AVG Technologies engages in the development and sale of Internet security software and online service solutions under the AVG brand name. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Sales Growth, AVG also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVG stock[3].

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI[4]) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Activision Blizzard is an online, personal computer (PC), console, and handheld game publisher. The stock price has risen 12.1% 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 ATVI stock[5].

ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS[6]) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Ansys develops and markets engineering simulation software and technologies used by engineers and designers working in fields such as aerospace, electronics, biomedical, energy, and defense. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 11.9% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANSS stock[7].

This week, The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DSGX[8]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Descartes Systems Group is a global provider of federated network and global logistics technology solutions that help its customers make and receive shipments and manage related resources. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DSGX 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. AVG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AVG
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AVG
  4. ATVI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ATVI
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATVI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ATVI
  6. ANSS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANSS
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANSS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANSS
  8. DSGX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DSGX
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DSGX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DSGX
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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