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5 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now

KDN, HURC, VMI, TRS, SWK slump in weekly rankings


This week, the overall grades of five machinery stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

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. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow and Margin Growth, KDN also gets F’s. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 37.20. To get an in-depth look at KDN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KDN stock.

Hurco Companies, Inc. (HURC) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls 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. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 25.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HURC stock.

The rating of Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) slips from a D to an F. Valmont Industries manufactures fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems. As of Aug. 22, 2014, 16.7% 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.

TriMas Corporation (TRS) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRS stock.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. 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.

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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