The overall ratings of five machinery stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Hurco Companies, Inc. (HURC) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). 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.
Kaydon Corporation (KDN) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. 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.
The rating of Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) declines this week from a D to an F. Valmont Industries manufactures fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems. As of Oct. 24, 2014, 22.7% of outstanding Valmont Industries, Inc. shares were held short. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. To get an in-depth look at VMI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMI stock.
TriMas Corporation’s (TRS) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. TriMas manufactures trailer products, recreational accessories, packaging systems, energy products and industrial specialty products for the commercial, manufacturing, and consumer markets. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRS stock.
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.’s (SWK) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. 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.
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