3 Construction and Engineering Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | September 12, 2013 9:15 am

This week, the overall grades of three Construction and Engineering stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Fluor Corporation (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 a full analysis of FLR stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

The rating of Foster Wheeler (NASDAQ:FWLT[4]) declines this week from a C to a D. 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. To get an in-depth look at FWLT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FWLT stock[5].

This is a rough week for Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL[6]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. 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. At $9.66, the stock is under the 50-day moving average of $9.88. For a full analysis of STRL stock, visit Portfolio Grader[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 a full analysis of FLR stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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. To get an in-depth look at FWLT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FWLT stock: 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. For a full analysis of STRL stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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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