The overall ratings of three durable goods stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Blyth, Inc.’s (BTH) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). BLYTH Inc. designs, markets, and distributes decorative and functional household products, decorations, and gifts. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Equity and Sales Growth, BTH also gets an F. The stock price has fallen 16.3% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. As of Jan. 31, 2014, 34.3% of outstanding Blyth, Inc. shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at BTH, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BTH stock.
This week, EveryWare Global, Inc. (EVRY) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). EveryWare Global provides tabletop and food preparation products for the consumer and foodservice markets worldwide. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. For a full analysis of EVRY stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
SodaStream (SODA) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. SodaStream International manufactures home beverage carbonation systems, which enable consumers to easily transform ordinary tap water instantly into carbonated soft drinks and sparkling water. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Revisions. As of Jan. 31, 2014, 41.9% of outstanding SodaStream shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at SODA, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SODA 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.