by Portfolio Grader | December 20, 2013 10:00 am
This week, seven machinery stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
This week, ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (ARCW) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. ARC Wireless Solutions provides wireless network component and end-to-end wireless network solutions. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Equity and Sales Growth, ARCW also gets A’s. Shares of ARCW have increased 33.7% over the past month, better than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARCW stock.
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies is a provider of value-added, technology-based products and services for the global rail industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WAB stock.
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. Class A (WTS) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WTS stock.
This week, Energy Recovery, Inc.’s (ERII) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. Energy Recovery develops and manufactures energy recovery devices utilized in the water desalination industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ERII stock.
Tecumseh Products Company Class A (TECUA) boosts its rating from a B to an A this week. 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’s (ALG) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Alamo 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.
Xerium Technologies, Inc. (XRM) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Xerium Technologies manufactures and supplies consumable products used in the production of paper clothing and roll covers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XRM 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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