This week, the ratings of four service stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Coinstar’s (CSTR) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Coinstar is a multi-national company that offers solutions for storefronts, including self-service coin counting, entertainment services, and self-service DVD kiosks. CSTR also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Momentum. As of Oct. 17, 2013, 34.2% of outstanding Coinstar shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CSTR stock.
American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. American Public Education provides online postsecondary education focusing on the needs of the military and public service communities. To get an in-depth look at APEI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APEI stock.
This is a rough week for Career Education Corporation (CECO). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Career Education provides on-ground private, for-profit, postsecondary education in the United States, in addition to having a presence in online education. The stock gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CECO stock.
DeVry Education Group Inc. (DV) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. DeVry provides educational services worldwide and operates various institutions of higher education. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. To get an in-depth look at DV, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DV 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.