5 Capital Markets Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | December 23, 2013 8:15 am

5 Capital Markets Stocks to Sell Now

The ratings of five capital markets stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

CIFC Corp.’s (CIFC[2]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. CIFC is a publicly owned asset management holding company that provides investment management services to its clients. CIFC also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Momentum. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, up 566.5% from the week prior. For a full analysis of CIFC stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

This week, Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG[4]) drops from a C to a D rating. Investment Technology is an agency brokerage and financial technology firm that partners with asset managers globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the investment continuum. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Cash Flow and Sales Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 50.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ITG stock[5].

This is a rough week for Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC Class A (OZM[6]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Och-Ziff Capital Management provides a variety of alternative asset management services for fund investors through locations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The stock also gets an F in Cash Flow. To get an in-depth look at OZM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OZM stock[7].

E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC[8]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. E*TRADE is a financial services company that provides online brokerage and related products and services to individual retail investors. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Earnings Momentum. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For a full analysis of ETFC stock, visit Portfolio Grader[9].

BGC Partners, Inc. Class A’s (BGCP[10]) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). BGC Partners is a global inter-dealer broker that specializes in the brokering of OTC financial instruments and related derivative products. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Surprise, Cash Flow and Margin Growth. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 25.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGCP stock[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[12] 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[13].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. CIFC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CIFC
  3. For a full analysis of CIFC stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CIFC
  4. ITG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ITG
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ITG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ITG
  6. OZM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OZM
  7. To get an in-depth look at OZM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OZM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OZM
  8. ETFC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ETFC
  9. For a full analysis of ETFC stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ETFC
  10. BGCP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BGCP
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGCP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BGCP
  12. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  13. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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