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5 Stocks With Awful Earnings Surprises — WPC CBB ROMA MOD NX

The worst picks Portfolio Grader has to offer in this fundamental category

   

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Surprises, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.

W.P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) is a provider of long-term net lease financing for companies worldwide. WPC gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Earnings Momentum as well. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 61.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WPC stock.

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB) is a full-service regional provider of data and voice communications services and equipment that operate over wireline and wireless networks. CBB gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth as well. Shares of the stock have declined 40.7% since January 1. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 12.1% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBB stock.

Roma Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ROMA) is a unitary savings and loan holding company that offers traditional retail banking services and focuses on the origination of one- to four-family loans. ROMA also gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Earnings Momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ROMA stock.

Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE:MOD) specializes in thermal management systems and components, bringing heating and cooling technology and solutions to diversified global markets. MOD gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOD stock.

Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) manufactures engineered materials and components for the building markets. NX also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, and Operating Margin Growth. The price of NX is down 10.3% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NX stock.

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