4 Durable Goods Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 21, 2014 7:30 am

4 Durable Goods Stocks to Sell Now

For the current week, the overall ratings of four durable goods stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader[1]database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Ryland Group, Inc.’s (RYL[2]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Ryland operates as a homebuilder and a mortgage-finance company in the United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Momentum, RYL also gets an F. As of Feb. 21, 2014, 13.2% of outstanding Ryland Group, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RYL stock[3].

Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL[4]) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Toll Brothers is engaged in the design and construction of single-family detached and attached luxury homes. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum and Margin Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 38.50. For a full analysis of TOL stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG[6]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. Leggett & Platt manufactures a wide range of engineered products. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. To get an in-depth look at LEG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LEG stock[7].

The rating of Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. Class A (HOV[8]) declines this week from a C to a D. Hovnanian Enterprises designs, constructs, and markets single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums in planned residential communities. As of Feb. 21, 2014, 11.6% of outstanding Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. Class A shares were held short. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 28.80. For a full analysis of HOV stock, visit Portfolio Grader[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. RYL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RYL
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RYL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RYL
  4. TOL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TOL
  5. For a full analysis of TOL stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TOL
  6. LEG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LEG
  7. To get an in-depth look at LEG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LEG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LEG
  8. HOV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HOV
  9. For a full analysis of HOV stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HOV
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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