5 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Stocks to Buy Now

This week, 5 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates 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, operating margin growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, earnings surprise, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CASH stock.

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Class C (AGM) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to a A. Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Class C is a federally chartered instrumentality, which establishes a secondary market for agricultural real estate. The company also gets A’s in free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AGM stock.

HomeStreet, Inc.’s (HMST) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. HomeStreet, Inc. provides financial services to consumer and business customers. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMST stock.

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (PFS) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Provident Financial Services, Inc. provides banking services to individuals, families, and businesses in New Jersey. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PFS stock.

Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (MLVF) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Malvern Bancorp, Inc. operates a full-service bank which accepts deposits, makes loans and provides other services for the public. 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 MLVF 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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