8 Software Stocks to Buy Now

MOBI, ZNGA, AZPN, NTCT, AVG, CHKP, CNQR, DMRC improve in weekly rankings

   
8 Software Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of eight software stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Sky-mobi Ltd. Sponsored ADR (MOBI) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Sky-mobi operates mobile application store in China. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Margin Growth, MOBI also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOBI stock.

Zynga Inc. Class A (ZNGA) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Zynga develops, markets, and operates online social games as live services played over the Internet and on social networking sites and mobile platforms. The stock price has risen 10.7% over the past month, better than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ZNGA stock.

This week, Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Aspen Technology is a global provider of mission-critical process optimization software solutions, which are designed to manage and optimize plant and process design, operational performance, and supply chain planning. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AZPN stock.

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) improves from a C to a B rating this week. NetScout Systems designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and supports a family of products that enable businesses and service providers to manage the performance of computer networks and business software applications. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NTCT stock.

This is a strong week for AVG Technologies NV (AVG). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. AVG Technologies engages in the development and sale of Internet security software and online service solutions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVG stock.

Check Point Software’s (CHKP) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Check Point Software develops, markets, and supports a range of software, and combined hardware and software products and services for information technology (IT) security worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHKP stock.

This week, Concur Technologies, Inc. (CNQR) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Concur Technologies provides on-demand Employee Spend Management solutions that unite online travel procurement with automated expense reporting, and that help streamline corporate event management. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CNQR stock.

Digimarc Corporation (DMRC) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Digimarc provides media identification and management solutions to commercial entities and government customers in the United States and internationally. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DMRC 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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