3 Service Stocks to Buy Now

GHC, TAX, ABCD improve in weekly rankings

   
3 Service Stocks to Buy Now

Three service 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”).

This week, Graham Holdings Co. (GHC) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Graham Holdings is a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services, newspaper print and online publishing, television broadcasting and cable television systems. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Momentum, GHC also gets an A. Shares of GHC have increased 9.3% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. The stock’s dividend yield is 10.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GHC stock.

JTH Holding, Inc. Class A (TAX) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. JTH Holding provides federal and state tax preparation services and related financial products through retail offices and online in the United States and Canada. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TAX stock.

Cambium Learning Group, Inc.’s (ABCD) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s 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.

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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