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5 Electrical Equipment Stocks to Sell Now

ST, THR, FCEL, PPO, BRC slump in weekly rankings


This week, the ratings of five Electrical Equipment stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Sensata Technologies’ (NYSE:ST) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Sensata Technologies Holding develops, manufactures, and sells sensors and controls. ST also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Momentum. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 40.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ST stock.

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Thermon Group Holdings (NYSE:THR) takes a hit this week. Thermon Group Holdings provides engineered thermal solutions for process industries. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. The stock price has fallen 6.7% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of THR stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

FuelCell Energy (NASDAQ:FCEL) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Fuelcell Energy develops and commercializes fuel cell power plants for electric power generation. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow. To get an in-depth look at FCEL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FCEL stock.

Polypore International’s (NYSE:PPO) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Polypore International develops, manufactures, and markets specialized polymer-based membranes used in separation and filtration processes. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. As of Aug. 2, 2013, 27.8% of outstanding Polypore International shares were held short. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 31.60. For a full analysis of PPO stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Brady Corp. (NYSE:BRC) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Brady Corporation makes and markets identification solutions and products that identify and protect premises, products, and people. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BRC 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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