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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