The overall ratings of six machinery stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. 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. TRS also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRS 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 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.
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. Trade volume is up 800.4% from the previous week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HURC stock.
Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. Valmont Industries manufactures fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems. As of July 18, 2014, 12.3% 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.
Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (BRSS) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. Shares of the stock have been exchanging at an usually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 40.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BRSS stock.
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.’s (SWK) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. 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.
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