3 Road and Rail Stocks to Buy Now

SWFT, RA, NSC improve in weekly rankings

   
3 Road and Rail Stocks to Buy Now

Three road and rail stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Swift Transportation Company Class A (SWFT) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Swift Transportation is a truckload carrier in North America. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, SWFT also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWFT stock.

This week, RailAmerica (RA) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. RailAmerica owns and operates short-line and regional freight railroads in North America. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RA stock.

This is a strong week for Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Norfolk Southern provides rail transportation services. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NSC 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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