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3 Construction and Engineering Stocks to Sell Now

FLR, FWLT, STRL slump in weekly rankings


This week, the overall grades of three Construction and Engineering stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Fluor’s (NYSE:FLR) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Fluor Corporation provides professional services in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance as well as project management services on a global basis. FLR also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Growth. The stock price has dropped 7.4% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at FLR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FLR stock.

The rating of Foster Wheeler (NASDAQ:FWLT) declines this week from a C to a D. Foster Wheeler AG provides design, engineering, construction, manufacturing, project development and management, research, plant operations, and environmental services. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of FWLT stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This is a rough week for Sterling Construction (NASDAQ:STRL). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Sterling Instruction Company is a heavy civil construction company that specializes in the building, reconstruction and repair of transportation and water infrastructure. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 11.9% over the past month. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 636.40. To get an in-depth look at STRL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STRL 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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