6 Commercial Banking Stocks to Buy Now

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

   
6 Commercial Banking Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of six commercial banking 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.

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

Central Pacific Financial’s (CPF) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Central Pacific Financial provides commercial banking services to businesses, professionals, and individuals in Hawaii. At $20.02, the stock is above the 50-day moving average of $19.47. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CPF stock.

This week, Bank of America Corporation’s (BAC) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BAC stock.

Farmers National Banc (FMNB) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Farmers National Banc conducts commercial and retail banking in Mahoning and Columbiana counties, Ohio. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FMNB stock.

This is a strong week for First Busey Corporation (BUSE). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. First Busey provides retail and commercial banking products and services to individual, corporate, institutional, and governmental customers in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BUSE stock.

Norwood Financial’s (NWFL) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Norwood Financial offers a wide variety of personal, business credit services, and trust and investment products to consumer, commercial, and nonprofit organizations and municipalities. 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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