7 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

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

   
7 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of seven 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.

This week, THL Credit (TCRD) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCRD stock.

Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARCC stock.

Cowen Group, Inc. Class A (COWN) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGCP stock.

The rating of RCS Capital Corp. Class A (RCAP) moves up this week, rising from a B to an A. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RCAP stock.

This is a strong week for TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. 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.

LPL Financial Holdings Inc.’s (LPLA) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. 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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