4 Service Stocks to Sell Now

CSTR, APEI, CECO, DV slump in weekly rankings

For the current week, the overall ratings of four service stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Graderdatabase. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Coinstar (CSTR) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Coinstar is a multi-national company that offers solutions for storefronts, including self-service coin counting, entertainment services, and self-service DVD kiosks. In 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.

This week, American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) drops from a C to a D rating. American Public Education provides online postsecondary education focusing on the needs of the military and public service communities. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. 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) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. DeVry provides educational services worldwide and operates various institutions of higher education. As of July 29, 2015, 15.8% of outstanding DeVry Education Group Inc. shares were held short. 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.


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