7 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

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

   
7 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

This week, seven capital markets stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Silvercrest Asset Management Group, Inc. Class A (SAMG) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, SAMG 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 SAMG stock.

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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCRD 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 trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARCC stock.

This is a strong week for Cowen Group, Inc. Class A (COWN). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Cowen Group is a publicly owned asset management holding company. 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 trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up fourfold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGCP stock.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation’s (AMTD) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. TD Ameritrade provides securities brokerage services and technology-based financial services to retail investors, traders, financial planners, institutions and business partners. 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 AMTD stock.

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) improves from a B to an A rating this week. 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.

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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