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4 Commercial Services Stocks to Sell Now

BCO, FTEK, ACFN, CVO slump in weekly rankings


The overall ratings of four Commercial Services stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Brink’s’ (NYSE:BCO) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Brink’s provides secure transportation, cash logistics, and other security-related services to banks and financial institutions, retailers, government agencies, mints, jewelers and other commercial operations around the world. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, BCO also gets an F. To get an in-depth look at BCO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BCO stock.

The rating of Fuel Tech (NASDAQ:FTEK) declines this week from C to a D. Fuel Tech develops and commercializes air pollution control technologies and provides engineering services. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. For a full analysis of FTEK stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Slipping from C to a D rating, Acorn Energy (NASDAQ:ACFN) takes a hit this week. Acorn Energy provides technology driven solutions for energy infrastructure asset management worldwide. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Equity. Cash Flow and Margin Growth also get F’s. The stock price has fallen 8.3% over the past month, worse than the 1.2% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. As of Dec. 26, 2012, 22.2% of outstanding Acorn Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACFN stock.

Cenveo’s (NYSE:CVO) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Cenveo provides print and related resources, offering world-class solutions in the areas of envelopes, custom labels, specialty packaging, commercial print, publisher solutions and business documents. As of Dec. 26, 2012, 17.7% of outstanding Cenveo shares were held short. For a full analysis of CVO stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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