The ratings of five construction and engineering 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, EMCOR Group, Inc. (EME) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). EMCOR Group is an electrical and mechanical construction and facilities services company that specializes in providing construction services relating to electrical and mechanical systems, engaging in the design, integration, installation, start-up, operation, and maintenance of various electrical and mechanical systems. EME also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise. Trade volume is up 477.6% from the previous week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EME stock.
The rating of Granite Construction Incorporated (GVA) slips from a C to a D. Granite Construction is a civil contractor in the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth. Shares of the stock are being traded at a very rapid pace, up 438.1% from the week prior. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 39.20. To get an in-depth look at GVA, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GVA stock.
Quanta Services, Inc.’s (PWR) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Quanta Services provides specialized contracting services to electric utilities, telecommunication and cable television operators, and governmental entities. As of Aug. 27, 2015, 15.7% of outstanding Quanta Services, Inc. shares were held short. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PWR stock.
This week, Furmanite Corporation (FRM) drops from a D to an F rating. Furmanite provides worldwide technical services for a broad range of industries. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, four times the rate of the week prior. To get an in-depth look at FRM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRM stock.
Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (FIX) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Comfort Systems provides heating, ventilation, and air conditioning installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement services within the mechanical services industry. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up fourfold from the week prior. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 28.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FIX 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.