6 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Stocks to Buy Now

This week, 6 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Washington Federal, Inc. provides various financial services in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WAFD stock.

This week, HomeStreet, Inc. (HMST) pushes up from a B to a A rating. HomeStreet, Inc. provides financial services to consumer and business customers. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, earnings surprise, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMST stock.

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (PFS) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. 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.

This week, EverBank Financial Corp.’s (EVER) ratings are up from a D last week to a B. EverBank Financial Corp. provides financial products and services to individuals, and small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EVER stock.

PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. Class A (PFSI) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. The company also gets A’s in 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) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. 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.

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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