by Portfolio Grader | September 20, 2013 11:30 am
The grades of five Machinery stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies is a provider of value-added, technology-based products and services for the global rail industry. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, WAB also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WAB stock.
This week, Watts Water Technologies, Inc. Class A (NYSE:WTS) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). Watts Water Technologies designs, manufactures and sells a line of water safety and flow control products for the water quality, water conservation, water safety and water flow control markets. The stock price has risen 6.3% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WTS stock.
This is a strong week for Energy Recovery, Inc. (NASDAQ:ERII). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Energy Recovery develops and manufactures energy recovery devices utilized in the water desalination industry. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 31.8% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ERII stock.
Tecumseh Products Company Class A (NASDAQ:TECUA) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Tecumseh Products is a full-line, independent, global manufacturer of hermetically sealed compressors for residential and commercial refrigerators, freezers, water coolers, dehumidifiers, window air conditioning units and residential and commercial central system air conditioners and heat pumps. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TECUA stock.
Alamo Group (NYSE:ALG) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Alamo Group is a designer, manufacturer, distributor, and service provider for high-quality equipment for right-of-way maintenance and agriculture. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALG 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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