by Portfolio Grader | February 21, 2014 8:15 am
This week, the ratings of six machinery stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Pall Corporation (PLL) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Pall is a supplier of filtration, separation and purification technologies. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 31.90. For a full analysis of PLL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Kennametal Inc. (KMT) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Kennametal manufactures, purchases, and distributes tools, tooling systems, and solutions to the metalworking, mining, oil, and energy industries. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. The stock price has dropped 15.7% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at KMT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMT stock.
Kaydon Corporation (KDN) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. Kaydon designs, manufactures, and sells custom-engineered products for a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, and industrial. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow and Margin Growth. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 37.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KDN stock.
Energy Recovery, Inc. (ERII) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Energy Recovery develops and manufactures energy recovery devices utilized in the water desalination industry. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Sales Growth. For a full analysis of ERII stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
PMFG, Inc. (PMFG) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. PMFG is a provider of custom engineered systems and products designed to help ensure that the delivery of energy is safe, efficient and clean. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow. Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at PMFG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PMFG stock.
Tecumseh Products Company Class A (TECUA) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Tecumseh Products is a full-line, independent, global manufacturer of hermetically sealed compressors for residential and commercial refrigerators, freezers, water coolers, dehumidifiers, window air conditioning units and residential and commercial central system air conditioners and heat pumps. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Equity and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TECUA stock.
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