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5 Software Stocks to Sell Now

SRSL, JIVE, ALLT, TSYS, VMW slump in weekly rankings


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

SRS Labs (NASDAQ:SRSL) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. SRS Labs develops and licenses audio and voice enhancement technologies. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth and Margin Growth, SRSL also gets F’s. For a full analysis of SRSL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Jive Software Inc. (NASDAQ:JIVE) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Jive Software, Inc. provides a social business software platform. It enables productive and effective workforce through enhanced communications and collaboration both inside and outside the enterprise. The company’s Jive Engage Platform enables and improves collaboration across two principal communi… The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Equity. The stock price has fallen 5% over the past month, worse than the 2.5% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at JIVE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JIVE stock.

Allot Communications (NASDAQ:ALLT) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Allott Communications engages in developing, selling, and marketing Internet protocol service optimization and revenue generation solutions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Oceania. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 53.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALLT stock.

This is a rough week for TeleCommunication Systems (NASDAQ:TSYS). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. TeleCommunication Systems develops and applies wireless data communications technology, with emphasis on text messaging, location-based services including enhanced 911 for wireless carriers and Voice over Internet Protocol service providers, and secure satellite-based communication solutions for government customers. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. Share prices fell 9.6% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at TSYS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSYS stock.

The rating of VMware (NYSE:VMW) declines this week from C to a D. VMware provides virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that address a range of information technology problems, including cost and operational inefficiencies, business continuity and software lifecycle management. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 17.4% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 44.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMW 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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