This week, the overall grades of five machinery stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
TriMas Corporation’s (TRS) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. TriMas manufactures trailer products, recreational accessories, packaging systems, energy products and industrial specialty products for the commercial, manufacturing, and consumer markets. TRS also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRS stock.
The rating of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) slips from a 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 stock’s trailing PE Ratio 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 28, 2014, 12% of outstanding Valmont Industries, Inc. shares were held short. For a full analysis of VMI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Kaydon Corporation (KDN) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s 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 trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 37.20. For more information, 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. To get an in-depth look at HURC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HURC stock.
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