This week, the overall grades of six capital markets stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Oaktree Capital Group, LLC Class A’s (OAK) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. 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. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up threefold from the week prior. To get an in-depth look at OAK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OAK stock.
Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (GBDC) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Golub Capital is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GBDC stock.
TICC Capital (TICC) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. TICC Capital is a specialty finance company, primarily providing capital to non-public small- and medium-sized technology companies. The stock also rates an F in Margin Growth. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. To get an in-depth look at TICC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TICC stock.
The rating of Silvercrest Asset Management Group, Inc. Class A (SAMG) slips from a C to a D. The stock also gets 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 receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. Earnings Surprise, Cash Flow and Sales Growth also get F’s. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 49.70. To get an in-depth look at APO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APO stock.
LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. LPL Financial Holdings offers technology, brokerage and investment advisory services through business relationships with all types of financial advisors. As of Sept. 4, 2015, 15.2% of outstanding LPL Financial Holdings Inc. shares were held short. Shares of the stock are changing hands at twice the rate they were a week ago. 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.