Upgrade to These 5 IT Stocks

All of the companies on last month’s IT buy list are making another much-deserved appearance this month. If you currently have these stocks in your portfolio, then you are quite the lucky investor. Each company’s fundamentals are solid and will continue to earn positive returns.

I watch more than 5,000 publicly traded companies with my Portfolio Grader tool, ranking companies by a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. And this week, I’ve got five marvelous-looking IT stocks for you to consider. Here they are, in alphabetical order. Each one of these stocks gets an “A” or “B” according to my research, meaning it is a “strong buy” or “buy.”

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is involved with management consulting, technology services and outsourcing. In the last year, ACN stock is up 16%, compared to a gain of 7% for the Dow Jones in the same time. ACN stock gets a “B” for sales growth, a “B” for earnings growth, a “B” for earnings momentum and an “A” for return on equity in my Portfolio Grader tool. For more information, view my complete analysis of ACN stock.

Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) is another outsourcing solutions company that has gained 10% since last March. ADP stock gets a “B” for earnings growth, a “B” for earnings momentum and an “A” for return on equity in my Portfolio Grader tool. For more information, view my complete analysis of ADP stock.

IBM (NYSE:IBM) is the most recognizable IT company on this list, producing IT infrastructure and business process services. In the last year, IBM stock has climbed 23%. IBM stock gets a “B” for earnings momentum, a “B” for the magnitude in which earnings projections have increased over the past month, a “B” for cash flow and an “A” for return on equity in my Portfolio Grader tool. For more information, view my complete analysis of IBM stock.

Teradata (NYSE:TDC) provides its customers with enterprise data warehousing and has experienced a stock gain of 42% since last March. TDC stock gets a “B” for sales growth, a “B” for earnings momentum, a “B” for the magnitude in which earnings projections have increased over the past month and an “A” for return on equity in my Portfolio Grader tool. For more information, view my complete analysis of TDC stock.

VeriFone Systems (NYSE:PAY) offers secure electronic payment solutions. PAY stock rounds out the list with a gain of 7% in the last 12 months. PAY stock gets an “A” for sales growth, an “A” for operating margin growth, an “A” for earnings growth, an “A” for earnings momentum, an “A” for the magnitude in which earnings projections have increased over the past month and an “A” for return on equity in my Portfolio Grader tool. For more information, view my complete analysis of PAY stock.

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