5 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of 5 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Essent Group Ltd.’s (ESNT) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. The company also gets A’s in sales growth and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ESNT stock.

United Financial Bancorp Inc (UBNK) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. United Financial Bancorp Inc operates as a bank holding company.which offers checking and saving accounts, personal and business loans, and retirement planning services. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UBNK stock.

This week, ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) pushes up from a C to a B rating. ESSA Bancorp, Inc. provides to individuals, families, and businesses in Pennsylvania a range of financial services, including savings accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts and other qualified plan accounts. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ESSA stock.

This is a strong week for Bank Mutual Corporation (BKMU). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Bank Mutual Corporation offers a full range of financial services to customers who are mainly located in the state of Wisconsin. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BKMU stock.

The rating of Security National Financial Corporation Class A (SNFCA) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Security National Financial Corporation Class A operates in three main business segments: life insurance; cemetery and mortuary and mortgage loans. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNFCA 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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