The ratings of five machinery stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
TriMas Corporation (TRS) 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. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, TRS also gets an F. For a full analysis of TRS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Stanley Black & Decker is a worldwide supplier of tools and engineered solutions for professional, industrial, construction and do-it-yourself use. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 26.10. To get an in-depth look at SWK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWK stock.
Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) 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. As of March 14, 2014, 13.5% of outstanding Valmont Industries, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMI stock.
The rating of Kaydon Corporation (KDN) declines this week from a D to an F. 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’s trailing PE Ratio is 37.20. To get an in-depth look at KDN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KDN stock.
Hurco Companies, Inc. (HURC) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops 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.
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.