5 Construction and Engineering Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of five construction and engineering stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

EMCOR Group, Inc. (EME) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EME stock.

Granite Construction Incorporated (GVA) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Granite Construction is a civil contractor in the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 40.40. To get an in-depth look at GVA, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GVA stock.

Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Quanta Services provides specialized contracting services to electric utilities, telecommunication and cable television operators, and governmental entities. As of Sept. 4, 2015, 15.7% of outstanding Quanta Services, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PWR stock.

The rating of Furmanite Corporation (FRM) declines this week from a D to an F. Furmanite provides worldwide technical services for a broad range of industries. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 27.70. 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. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 29.20. 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.


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