5 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 28, 2014 8:30 am

5 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now

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

TriMas Corporation (TRS[2]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. TriMas manufactures trailer products, recreational accessories, packaging systems, energy products and industrial specialty products for the commercial, manufacturing, and consumer markets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, TRS also gets an F. For a full analysis of TRS stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK[4]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Stanley Black & Decker is a worldwide supplier of tools and engineered solutions for professional, industrial, construction and do-it-yourself use. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 26.60. To get an in-depth look at SWK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWK stock[5].

Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI[6]) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Valmont Industries manufactures fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems. At $145.18, the stock is under the 50-day moving average of $147.94. As of Feb. 28, 2014, 13.5% of outstanding Valmont Industries, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMI stock[7].

Kaydon Corporation (KDN[8]) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. 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[9].

Hurco Companies, Inc. (HURC[10]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D to an F. Hurco Companies designs and produces interactive computer controls, software, and computerized machine systems for the worldwide metal cutting and metal forming industry. For a full analysis of HURC stock, visit Portfolio Grader[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[12] 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[13].

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

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