6 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

TCRD, ARCC, COWN, BGCP, AMTD, LPLA improve in weekly rankings

   
6 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

This week, six capital markets stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

THL Credit (TCRD) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. THL Credit is a management investment company that invests mainly in private subordinated debt, also known as mezzanine debt. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, TCRD also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCRD stock.

The rating of Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) moves up this week, rising from a B to an A. Ares Capital is a specialty finance company that invests mainly in first- and second-lien senior loans and mezzanine debt, which in some cases includes equity components like warrants. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARCC stock.

Cowen Group, Inc. Class A (COWN) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Cowen Group is a publicly owned asset management holding company. 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 COWN stock.

BGC Partners, Inc. Class A (BGCP) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. BGC Partners is a global inter-dealer broker that specializes in the brokering of OTC financial instruments and related derivative products. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGCP stock.

This week, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) pushes up from a B to an A rating. TD Ameritrade provides securities brokerage services and technology-based financial services to retail investors, traders, financial planners, institutions and business partners. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMTD stock.

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. LPL Financial Holdings offers technology, brokerage and investment advisory services through business relationships with all types of financial advisors. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, four times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LPLA 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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