8 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

KCG, TCRD, ARCC, GARS, COWN, BGCP, AMTD, LPLA improve in weekly rankings

   
8 Capital Markets Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of eight 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.

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (KCG) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Knight Capital Group provides trade execution services across multiple asset classes. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KCG stock.

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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCRD stock.

Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. 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.

Garrison Capital, Inc. (GARS) improves from a C to a B rating this week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GARS stock.

The rating of Cowen Group, Inc. Class A (COWN) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. 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) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week 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.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. 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. (LPLA) boosts its rating from a B to an A 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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