6 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Stocks to Buy Now

6 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

The rating of Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Class C (AGM) moves up this week, rising from a B 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.

WSFS Financial Corporation (WSFS) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. WSFS Financial Corporation provides various financial services primarily in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The company also gets A’s in sales growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WSFS stock.

Northfield Bancorp, Inc.’s (NFBK) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Northfield Bancorp, Inc. provides banking services primarily to individuals and corporate customers in Richmond and Kings Counties in New York, and Union and Middlesex Counties in New Jersey. The company also gets A’s in sales growth and earnings growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NFBK stock.

Clifton Bancorp, Inc. (CSBK) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Clifton Bancorp, Inc. provides traditional financial services to consumers and businesses. The company also gets A’s in earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CSBK stock.

Beneficial Bancorp Inc (BNCL) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. 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.

NMI Holdings, Inc. Class A (NMIH) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings revisions, and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NMIH 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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