This week, the ratings of six capital markets stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Oaktree Capital Group, LLC Class A (OAK) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Oaktree Capital is a global investment management company focused on alternative markets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth and Sales Growth, OAK also gets F’s. To get an in-depth look at OAK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OAK stock.
Golub Capital BDC, Inc.’s (GBDC) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Golub Capital is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GBDC stock.
Medallion Financial (TAXI) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Medallion Financial is a specialty finance company that originates and services loans financing the purchase of taxicab medallions and related assets. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at TAXI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TAXI stock.
Slipping from a C to a D rating, Silvercrest Asset Management Group, Inc. Class A (SAMG) takes a hit this week. The stock also gets an F in Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SAMG stock.
Apollo Global Management, LLC Class A (APO) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Apollo Global Management is engaged in investing and operating in private equity, capital markets and real estate businesses. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 36.90. To get an in-depth look at APO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APO stock.
This week, LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) drops from a D to an F rating. LPL Financial Holdings offers technology, brokerage and investment advisory services through business relationships with all types of financial advisors. As of May 4, 2015, 12.9% of outstanding LPL Financial Holdings Inc. shares were held short. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LPLA 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.