For the current week, the overall ratings of four consumer finance stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Graderdatabase. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Green Dot Corporation Class A (GDOT) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Green Dot is a prepaid financial services company that provides money management solutions to a broad base of U.S. consumers. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, GDOT also gets an F. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GDOT stock.
This is a rough week for EZCORP, Inc. Class A (EZPW). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Ezcorp operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. As of Jan. 30, 2015, 12.6% of outstanding EZCORP, Inc. Class A shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at EZPW, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EZPW stock.
This week, World Acceptance Corporation’s (WRLD) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. World Acceptance is a small-loan consumer finance company, which offers short-term small loans, medium-term larger loans, related credit insurance products and ancillary products and services to individuals. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. As of Jan. 30, 2015, 36.2% of outstanding World Acceptance Corporation shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WRLD stock.
Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Capital One Financial markets a variety of financial products and services. To get an in-depth look at COF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of COF 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.