5 Communications Equipment Stocks to Sell Now

The overall ratings of five communications equipment stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, ARRIS Group, Inc. (ARRS) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). ARRIS is a global communications technology company specializing in the design and engineering of broadband network solutions. As of Aug. 6, 2015, 11% of outstanding ARRIS Group, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARRS stock.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.’s (AAOI) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s C (“sell”). The stock gets F’s in Earnings Surprise and Cash Flow. As of Aug. 6, 2015, 16.8% of outstanding Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. shares were held short. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 85.10. To get an in-depth look at AAOI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AAOI stock.

Dragonwave Inc. (DRWI) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. DragonWave is a producer of high-capacity packet microwave solutions which support networking and other data transmission needs. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DRWI stock.

Clearfield, Inc.’s (CLFD) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. Clearfield offers telecommunications equipment and products in the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum and Sales Growth. As of Aug. 6, 2015, 12.5% of outstanding Clearfield, Inc. shares were held short. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 60.50. To get an in-depth look at CLFD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLFD stock.

Sonus Networks, Inc. (SONS) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Sonus Networks provides voice infrastructure solutions for wireline and wireless service providers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SONS 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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