3 Road and Rail Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 3, 2014 8:45 am

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[1] database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Swift Transportation Company Class A (SWFT[2]) 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[3].

This week, RailAmerica (RA[4]) 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[5].

This is a strong week for Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC[6]). 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[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. SWFT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWFT
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWFT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWFT
  4. RA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RA
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RA
  6. NSC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NSC
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NSC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NSC
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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