by Portfolio Grader | February 14, 2014 8:30 am
The overall ratings of four machinery stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Twin Disc, incorporated’s (TWIN) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Twin Disc is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of marine and heavy-duty off-highway power transmission equipment. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth, TWIN also gets an F. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 231.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TWIN stock.
This week, Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (PLOW) drops from a C to a D rating. Douglas Dynamics designs, makes, and sells snow and ice control equipment for light trucks. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 185.40. To get an in-depth look at PLOW, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PLOW stock.
Actuant Corporation Class A (ATU) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Actuant is a global manufacturer of industrial products and systems for the energy, electrical, engineered solutions, and other industrial markets. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 34.00. For a full analysis of ATU stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Kaydon Corporation (KDN) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Kaydon designs, manufactures, and sells custom-engineered products for a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, and industrial. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow and Margin Growth the stock gets F’s. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 37.20. To get an in-depth look at KDN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KDN 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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