The grades of four Machinery 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.
Graco (NYSE:GGG) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Graco supplies technology for the management of fluids in both industrial and commercial applications. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, GGG also gets an A. The stock price has risen 14.5% over the past month, better than the 2.8% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GGG stock.
This week, Mueller Water Products (NYSE:MWA) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Mueller Water Products manufactures a broad range of water infrastructure and flow control products for use in water distribution networks, water and wastewater treatment facilities, gas distribution systems and fire protection piping systems. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 13.1% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MWA stock.
Middleby Corp.‘s (NASDAQ:MIDD) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. The Middleby is engaged in the design, manufacture, marketing, distribution, and service of a line of cooking and warming equipment used in all types of commercial restaurants and institutional kitchens and food preparation, cooking and packaging equipment for food processing operations. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 14.8% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MIDD stock.
Commercial Vehicle Group (NASDAQ:CVGI) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Commercial Vehicle Group designs and manufactures cab related products and systems for the commercial vehicle markets worldwide. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 12.6% over the past month. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 5.7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVGI 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.