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5 Electrical Equipment Stocks to Sell Now

BRC, ST, THR, FCEL, PPO slump in weekly rankings


This week, the ratings of five Electrical Equipment stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Brady Corp. (NYSE:BRC) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Brady Corporation makes and markets identification solutions and products that identify and protect premises, products, and people. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth, BRC also gets F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BRC stock.

This is a rough week for Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Sensata Technologies Holding develops, manufactures, and sells sensors and controls. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 34.40. To get an in-depth look at ST, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ST stock.

Thermon Group Holdings (NYSE:THR) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Thermon Group Holdings provides engineered thermal solutions for process industries. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. The stock price has fallen 15.3% over the past month, worse than the 0.8% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of THR stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

FuelCell Energy’s (NASDAQ:FCEL) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Fuelcell Energy develops and commercializes fuel cell power plants for electric power generation. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow. The stock price has fallen 8.3% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at FCEL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FCEL stock.

This week, Polypore International (NYSE:PPO) drops from C to a D rating. Polypore International develops, manufactures, and markets specialized polymer-based membranes used in separation and filtration processes. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. As of March 1, 2013, 29.6% of outstanding Polypore International shares were held short. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 25.10. For a full analysis of PPO 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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