9 Service Stocks to Buy Now

CEDU, LOCK, ABCD, EDU, ESI, DV, CPLA, EDMC, LOPE improve in weekly rankings

   
9 Service Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of nine service stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

ChinaEdu Corp. Sponsored ADR (CEDU) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. ChinaEdua is an educational service provider in China. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise, Equity, Cash Flow and Margin Growth, CEDU also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CEDU stock.

LifeLock, Inc.’s (LOCK) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. The stock price has risen 11% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LOCK stock.

Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (ABCD) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Cambium Learning Group provides intervention curricula, educational technologies, professional services, and other research-based education solutions in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABCD stock.

New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. Sponsored ADR (EDU) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. New Oriental Education & Technology offers educational services and training. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EDU stock.

ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ESI) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. ITT Educational Services provides technology-oriented postsecondary degree programs in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ESI stock.

DeVry Education Group Inc. (DV) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. DeVry provides educational services worldwide and operates various institutions of higher education. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DV stock.

This is a strong week for Capella Education Company (CPLA). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Capella Education is an online postsecondary education services company that offers doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s programs. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CPLA stock.

This week, Education Management Corporation’s (EDMC) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Education Management is the provider of post-secondary education in North America that offers academic programs to its students through campus-based and online instruction, or through a combination of both. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EDMC stock.

This week, Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE) pushes up from a B to an A rating. Grand Canyon Education provides online post-secondary education services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LOPE 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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