by Portfolio Grader | February 5, 2014 8:15 am
The grades of four commercial banking stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Lloyds Banking Group plc Sponsored ADR’s (LYG) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Lloyds Banking Group through subsidiaries and associated companies, offers a range of banking and financial services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LYG stock.
The rating of Hanmi Financial Corporation (HAFC) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Hanmi Financial is the holding company for Hanmi Bank. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HAFC stock.
Bank of Ireland (IRE) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Bank of Ireland provides a range of banking and other financial services. Shares of IRE have increased 12.4% 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 IRE stock.
Norwood Financial (NWFL) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Norwood Financial offers a wide variety of personal, business credit services, and trust and investment products to consumer, commercial, and nonprofit organizations and municipalities. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NWFL 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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