The overall ratings of four service stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. 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. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Momentum, CSTR also gets an F. 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.
Career Education Corporation (CECO) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of 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. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CECO stock.
The rating of DeVry Education Group Inc. (DV) declines this week from a C to a D. DeVry provides educational services worldwide and operates various institutions of higher education. 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.