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”).
This week, TriMas Corporation (TRS) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRS stock.
Kaydon Corporation’s (KDN) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). 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 stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 37.20. For a full analysis of KDN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
This week, Hurco Companies, Inc.’s (HURC) rating worsens to an F from the company’s D rating a week ago. 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.
The rating of Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) declines this week from a D to an F. Valmont Industries manufactures fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems. As of June 20, 2014, 10.8% of outstanding Valmont Industries, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMI 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. For a full analysis of SWK 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.