6 Commercial Banking Stocks to Buy Now

ACNB, CPF, BAC, FMNB, BUSE, NWFL improve in weekly rankings

   
6 Commercial Banking Stocks to Buy Now

This week, six commercial banking stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

ACNB Corporation (ACNB) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. ACNB provides banking and financial services to individuals and businesses. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up threefold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACNB stock.

This week, Central Pacific Financial (CPF) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). Central Pacific Financial provides commercial banking services to businesses, professionals, and individuals in Hawaii. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CPF stock.

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Bank of America provides various banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle market businesses, institutional investors, corporations, and governments in the United States and internationally. With a price of $16.73, it is above the 50-day moving average of $16.42. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BAC stock.

Farmers National Banc (FMNB) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Farmers National Banc is the holding company for The Farmers National Bank of Canfield. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up 447.3% from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FMNB stock.

First Busey Corporation’s (BUSE) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. First Busey provides retail and commercial banking products and services to individual, corporate, institutional, and governmental customers in the United States. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BUSE stock.

Norwood Financial (NWFL) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Norwood Financial offers a wide variety of personal, business credit services, and trust and investment products to consumer, commercial, and nonprofit organizations and municipalities. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up threefold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NWFL 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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