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5 Communications Equipment Stocks to Sell Now

BBOX, PCTI, SYMM, WILN, RIMM slump in weekly rankings


The ratings of five Communications Equipment stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Black Box (NASDAQ:BBOX) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Black Box is a network infrastructure services provider that offers one-source network infrastructure services for communications systems. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth, BBOX also gets an F. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBOX stock.

PC-Tel Inc. (NASDAQ:PCTI) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. PCTEL develops and supplies software-based connectivity solutions. To get an in-depth look at PCTI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PCTI stock.

The rating of Symmetricom (NASDAQ:SYMM) declines this week from C to a D. Symmetricom generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure and metrology industries. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 28.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SYMM stock.

Wi-Lan (NASDAQ:WILN) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. Wi-LAN develops, acquires, and licenses a range of intellectual property that drives products in communications and consumer electronics markets. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. The stock price has dropped 7.4% over the past month, worse than the 0.8% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of WILN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Research in Motion designs, manufactures and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. In Earnings Growth, Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RIMM 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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