For the current week, the overall ratings of five machinery stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Graderdatabase. 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. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, TRS also gets an F. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, four times the rate of the week prior. For a full analysis of TRS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Slipping from a C to a D rating, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) takes a hit this week. Stanley Black & Decker is a worldwide supplier of tools and engineered solutions for professional, industrial, construction and do-it-yourself use. To get an in-depth look at SWK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWK stock.
Kaydon Corporation (KDN) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Kaydon designs, manufactures, and sells custom-engineered products for a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, and industrial. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow and Margin Growth. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 37.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KDN stock.
Hurco Companies, Inc. (HURC) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D 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. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For a full analysis of HURC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. Valmont Industries manufactures fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems. As of May 30, 2014, 11.2% of outstanding Valmont Industries, Inc. shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at VMI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMI stock.
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