This week, the ratings of five machinery stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. 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. For a full analysis of TRS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
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 gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow and Margin Growth. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 37.20. To get an in-depth look at KDN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KDN stock.
This is a rough week for Hurco Companies, Inc. (HURC). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. Hurco Companies designs and produces interactive computer controls, software, and computerized machine systems for the worldwide metal cutting and metal forming industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HURC stock.
Slipping from a D to an F rating, Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) takes a hit this week. 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 a full analysis of VMI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWK stock.
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