The ratings of seven capital markets stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
This week, Oaktree Capital Group, LLC Class A (OAK) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). 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.
This week, Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (GBDC) drops from a C to a D rating. 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) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. 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.
The rating of Silvercrest Asset Management Group, Inc. Class A (SAMG) declines this week from a C to a D. The stock also rates an F in Margin Growth. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. 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 rates an F in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. Earnings Surprise, Cash Flow and Sales Growth also get F’s. Shares of the stock are changing hands at twice the rate they were a week ago. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 35.40. To get an in-depth look at APO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APO stock.
The rating of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) slips from a D to an F. LPL Financial Holdings offers technology, brokerage and investment advisory services through business relationships with all types of financial advisors. As of May 11, 2015, 12.9% of outstanding LPL Financial Holdings Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LPLA stock.
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. (TPVG) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. To get an in-depth look at TPVG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TPVG 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.