by Portfolio Grader | January 31, 2014 12:30 pm
The overall ratings of 12 machinery stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
This week, Oshkosh Corporation (OSK) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Oshkosh designs, manufactures and markets fire and emergency apparatuses and specialty commercial and military trucks. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth and Sales Growth, OSK also gets F’s. To get an in-depth look at OSK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OSK stock.
This week, Terex Corporation’s (TEX) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Terex is a global manufacturer of capital equipment intended to deliver solutions for the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, surface mining, shipping, transportation, power and energy industries. The stock price has fallen 7.8% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 43.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TEX stock.
CNH Industrial NV (CNHI) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). CNH Industrial designs, produces, and sells agricultural and construction equipment, trucks and commercial vehicles, and engines and transmissions for industrial and marine applications worldwide. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 66.40. For a full analysis of CNHI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
The rating of Parker-Hannifin Corporation (PH) slips from a C to a D. Parker Hannifin manufactures motion control products, including fluid power systems, electromechanical controls, and related components. To get an in-depth look at PH, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PH stock.
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Stanley Black & Decker is a worldwide supplier of tools and engineered solutions for professional, industrial, construction and do-it-yourself use. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 25.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWK stock.
The rating of Illinois Tool Works (ITW) declines this week from a C to a D. Illinois Tool Works designs and manufactures fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and a variety of specialty products and equipment. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. For a full analysis of ITW stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
This week, Mueller Industries, Inc.’s (MLI) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Mueller Industries manufactures and sells brass, copper, plastic and aluminum products. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at MLI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLI stock.
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. Class A (WTS) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. 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. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 30.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WTS stock.
The rating of Kaydon Corporation (KDN) declines this week from a D to an F. Kaydon designs, manufactures, and sells custom-engineered products for a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, and industrial. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow and Margin Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 37.20. For a full analysis of KDN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Slipping from a C to a D rating, Chart Industries, Inc. (GTLS) takes a hit this week. Chart Industries is an independent global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment used in the production, storage and end-use of hydrocarbon and industrial gases. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 32.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GTLS stock.
This week, Energy Recovery, Inc. (ERII) drops from a C to a D rating. Energy Recovery develops and manufactures energy recovery devices utilized in the water desalination industry. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity and Sales Growth. For a full analysis of ERII stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
The rating of Briggs & Stratton Corporation (BGG) slips from a D to an F. Briggs & Stratton produces air-cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment, in addition to designing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing these products for original equipment manufacturers worldwide. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth. As of Jan. 31, 2014, 14% of outstanding Briggs & Stratton Corporation shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at BGG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGG stock.
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