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. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, EME also gets an F. To get an in-depth look at EME, 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. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 40.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GVA stock.
Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of 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. To get an in-depth look at PWR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PWR stock.
Furmanite Corporation (FRM) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. 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 currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 27.70. For more information, 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. To get an in-depth look at FIX, 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.