The ratings of five machinery stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
This week, TriMas Corporation (TRS) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). TriMas manufactures trailer products, recreational accessories, packaging systems, energy products and industrial specialty products for the commercial, manufacturing, and consumer markets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, TRS also gets an F. To get an in-depth look at TRS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRS stock.
Kaydon Corporation (KDN) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Kaydon designs, manufactures, and sells custom-engineered products for a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, and industrial. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow and Margin Growth the stock gets F’s. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 37.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KDN stock.
This week, Hurco Companies, Inc. (HURC) drops from a D to an F rating. Hurco Companies designs and produces interactive computer controls, software, and computerized machine systems for the worldwide metal cutting and metal forming industry. To get an in-depth look at HURC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HURC stock.
Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. Valmont Industries manufactures fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems. As of June 27, 2014, 10.8% of outstanding Valmont Industries, Inc. shares were held short. For a full analysis of VMI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Stanley Black & Decker is a worldwide supplier of tools and engineered solutions for professional, industrial, construction and do-it-yourself use. To get an in-depth look at SWK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWK 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.