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”).
Kaydon Corporation’s (KDN) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Kaydon designs, manufactures, and sells custom-engineered products for a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, and industrial. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow and Margin Growth, KDN also gets F’s. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 37.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KDN stock.
The rating of Hurco Companies, Inc. (HURC) declines this week from a 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. To get an in-depth look at HURC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HURC stock.
This week, Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) drops from a D to an F rating. Valmont Industries manufactures fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems. As of Aug. 15, 2014, 16.7% of outstanding Valmont Industries, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMI stock.
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. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at TRS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRS stock.
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a 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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