6 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

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

   
6 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of six capital markets 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.

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. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up threefold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCRD 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LPLA stock.

This week, Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) pushes up from a B to an A rating. 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. 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 ARCC stock.

Cowen Group, Inc. Class A’s (COWN) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Cowen Group is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up threefold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of COWN stock.

The rating of BGC Partners, Inc. Class A (BGCP) moves up this week, rising 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGCP stock.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. 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.

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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