5 Stocks With Awful Surprise — LAWS EGY CLB EMCI PPS

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Surprise, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.

Lawson Products, Inc. (LAWS) sells and distributes expendable maintenance, repair, and replacement products to OEM’s. The company also gets F’s in earnings revisions and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LAWS stock.

VAALCO Energy, Inc. (EGY) is an independent energy company, which is mainly engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, and earnings growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGY stock.

Core Laboratories NV (CLB) serves the oil and gas industry by providing it with proprietary and patented reservoir description, production enhancement, and reservoir management services. The company also gets F’s in sales growth and earnings revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLB stock.

EMC Insurance Group Inc. (EMCI) focuses on the sale of commercial lines of property and casualty insurance to small and medium-sized businesses, institutions, and individual customers through independent insurance agents. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EMCI stock.

Post Properties, Inc. (PPS) develops and operates upscale multi-family apartment communities in the Southeastern and Southwestern United States. The company also gets F’s in operating margin growth and earnings growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PPS stock.

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