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3 Diversified Telecommunication Services Stocks to Buy Now

CTL, MXT, PTGI improve in weekly rankings


Three Diversified Telecommunication Services stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. CenturyLink is an integrated communications company engaged mainly in providing communications services, Internet and broadband services. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Revisions, CTL also gets A’s. The current dividend yield is 2.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CTL stock.

This week, Maxcom Telecomunicaciones (NYSE:MXT) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Maxcom Telecomunicaciones offers local and long distance telephone services to residences and small to medium-sized businesses, as well as conference calling, data transmission, and high-speed Internet access. Shares of MXT have increased 7.5% over the past month, better than the 1% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MXT stock.

Primus Telecommunications’ (NYSE:PTGI) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Primus Telecommunications Group offers international and domestic voice, voice-over-Internet protocol, Internet, wireless, data and hosting services to business and residential retail customers and other carriers located in North America, Australia, and Europe. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PTGI 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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