by Portfolio Grader | January 6, 2014 8:15 pm
This week, seven capital markets stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
This week, THL Credit (TCRD) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. THL Credit is a management investment company that invests mainly in private subordinated debt, also known as mezzanine debt. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, TCRD also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCRD stock.
Gladstone Investment Corporation (GAIN) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Gladstone Investment makes debt and equity investments in small- and medium-sized private businesses in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GAIN stock.
This week, Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) pushes up from a B to an A rating. Ares Capital is a specialty finance company that invests mainly in first- and second-lien senior loans and mezzanine debt, which in some cases includes equity components like warrants. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARCC stock.
Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (WHG) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Westwood Holdings Group is in the business of providing investment advisory services and trust and custodial services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WHG stock.
Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Provides customized mezzanine debt and equity financing solutions primarily to lower middle-market companies in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FDUS stock.
Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (GBDC) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Golub Capital is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GBDC stock.
The rating of Cowen Group, Inc. Class A (COWN) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Cowen Group is a publicly owned asset management holding company. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of COWN 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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