5 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now

HURC, KDN, VMI, TRS, SWK slump in weekly rankings

For the current week, the overall ratings of five machinery stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Graderdatabase. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Hurco Companies, Inc.’s (HURC) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s 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.

The rating of Kaydon Corporation (KDN) slips from a D to an F. 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.

Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. Valmont Industries manufactures fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems. As of Dec. 24, 2014, 22.2% of outstanding Valmont Industries, Inc. shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at VMI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMI stock.

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. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRS stock.

The rating of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) declines this week from a 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.

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