8 Communications Equipment Stocks to Sell Now

ARRS, AAOI, DRWI, CLFD, SONS, HIVE, ANET, VIAV slump in weekly rankings

For the current week, the overall ratings of eight communications equipment stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Graderdatabase. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

ARRIS Group, Inc.’s (ARRS) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. ARRIS is a global communications technology company specializing in the design and engineering of broadband network solutions. 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 Sept. 4, 2015, 18.3% of outstanding Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. shares were held short. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 43.60. 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, moving down 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. (CLFD) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. 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 Sept. 4, 2015, 12.1% of outstanding Clearfield, Inc. shares were held short. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 53.80. To get an in-depth look at CLFD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLFD stock.

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Sonus Networks, Inc. (SONS) takes a hit this week. Sonus Networks provides voice infrastructure solutions for wireline and wireless service providers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SONS stock.

Aerohive Networks, Inc.’s (HIVE) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. 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 HIVE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIVE stock.

Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. 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 51.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANET stock.

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAV) takes a hit this week. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Revisions. To get an in-depth look at VIAV, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VIAV stock.

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