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3 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now

RXN, CAT, KDN slump in weekly rankings


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

Rexnord Corporation (RXN) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Rexnord Corp. manufactures highly engineered power transmission, aerospace and other precision motion technology products. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Margin Growth, RXN also gets an F. For a full analysis of RXN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Caterpillar (CAT) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Caterpillar provides construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at CAT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAT stock.

This week, Kaydon Corporation (KDN) drops from a D to an F rating. Kaydon designs, manufactures, and sells custom-engineered products for a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, and industrial. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth the stock gets F’s. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 37.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KDN 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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