4 Software Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 3, 2013 1:30 pm

This week, four Software stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, AVG Technologies NV (NYSE:AVG[2]) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). 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. The stock price has risen 11.2% 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 AVG stock[3].

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI[4]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Activision Blizzard is an online, personal computer (PC), console, and handheld game publisher. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANSS stock[7].

The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DSGX[8]) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. 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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