9 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Stocks to Buy Now

9 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of 9 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, Meta Financial Group, Inc. (CASH) pushes up from a B to a A rating. Meta Financial Group, Inc. is a bank holding company that focuses on regional retail banking and a national payments business. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings growth, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CASH stock.

FS Bancorp, Inc. (FSBW) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to a A this week. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSBW stock.

Greene County Bancorp, Inc. (GCBC) boosts its rating from a B to a A this week. Greene County Bancorp, Inc. provides banking products and services, including savings, NOW accounts, money market accounts, and individual retirement accounts. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GCBC stock.

Oritani Financial Corp. (ORIT) earns a A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Oritani Financial Corp. attracts deposits, originates various loans, and invests in securities. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ORIT stock.

Meridian Bancorp Inc’s (EBSB) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a A from last week’s B. Meridian Bancorp Inc provides financial services to consumers and businesses in Massachusetts and accepts various deposit products, including non-interest-bearing demand deposits comprising checking accounts; interest-bearing demand accounts, such as NOW and money market accounts; savings accounts; and certificates of deposits, as well as commercial checking accounts. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EBSB stock.

The rating of Waterstone Financial, Inc. (WSBF) moves up this week, rising from a B to a A. Waterstone Financial, Inc. is a bank holding company that offers checking and saving accounts, personal and business loans, and retirement planning services. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WSBF stock.

This is a strong week for First Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. First Financial Northwest, Inc. provides a wide range of banking services, including checking and savings accounts. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FFNW stock.

This week, Westfield Financial, Inc.’s (WFD) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Westfield Financial, Inc. is a savings and loan holding company, which provides financial services to the local community in Massachusetts. The company also gets A’s in earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WFD stock.

TrustCo Bank Corp NY (TRST) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. TrustCo Bank Corp NY provides personal and business banking services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRST 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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