11 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Stocks to Buy Now

11 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Stocks to Buy Now

This week, 11 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 is a strong week for Home Bancorp, Inc. (HBCP). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Home Bancorp, Inc. is a federally chartered mutual savings bank. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HBCP stock.

FS Bancorp, Inc. (FSBW) earns a A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings growth, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSBW stock.

Territorial Bancorp Inc.’s (TBNK) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Territorial Bancorp Inc. provides various financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in Hawaii. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TBNK stock.

Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (SMBC) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to a A. Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. is a holding company engaged in attracting retail deposits which are used to invest in one- to four-family residential mortgage loans, mortgage loans and consumer loans. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SMBC stock.

The rating of PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. Class A (PFSI) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, return on equity, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PFSI stock.

Beneficial Bancorp Inc (BNCL) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to a A. Beneficial Bancorp Inc provides consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations in the United States. 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 BNCL stock.

Prudential Bancorp, Inc. (PBIP) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Prudential Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company that provides various financial products or services in Pennsylvania. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PBIP stock.

This week, ESSA Bancorp, Inc.’s (ESSA) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. 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 week, BankFinancial Corporation (BFIN) pushes up from a C to a B rating. BankFinancial Corporation provides a range of personal and business banking. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions, earnings surprise, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BFIN stock.

HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (HFBC) is seeing ratings go up from a D last week to a B this week. HopFed Bancorp, Inc. provides banking and financial products and services and offers various deposit products, such as money market accounts, passbook savings accounts, individual retirement accounts, certificates of deposit, and interest-bearing demand deposits and time deposits. The company also gets A’s in operating margin growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HFBC stock.

Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (RVSB) boosts its rating from a B to a A this week. Riverview Bancorp, Inc. provides banking products and services, including a range of deposit instruments, such as demand deposits, negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, money market accounts, regular savings accounts, certificates of deposit, and retirement savings plans. The company also gets A’s in free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RVSB 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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