This week, the overall grades of five capital markets stocks are lower, 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OAK stock.
Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (GBDC) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Golub Capital is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. To get an in-depth look at GBDC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GBDC stock.
This week, Silvercrest Asset Management Group, Inc. Class A (SAMG) drops from a C to a D rating. The stock also rates an F in Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SAMG stock.
Apollo Global Management, LLC Class A (APO) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a 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 have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 54.30. To get an in-depth look at APO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APO stock.
LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. LPL Financial Holdings offers technology, brokerage and investment advisory services through business relationships with all types of financial advisors. As of Aug. 10, 2015, 15.4% of outstanding LPL Financial Holdings Inc. shares were held short. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 354.60. 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.