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9 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Stocks to Buy Now

9 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Stocks to Buy Now

By Portfolio Grader

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This week, 9 Thrifts & Mortgage Finance stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Hingham Institution for Savings’ (HIFS) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a A from last week’s B. Hingham Institution for Savings provides a variety of financial services to individuals and small business through offices in southeastern Massachusetts. The company also gets A’s in free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIFS stock.

This week, BofI Holding, Inc’s (BOFI) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. BofI Holding, Inc provides various consumer and wholesale banking services primarily through the Internet in the United States. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings revisions, return on equity, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BOFI stock.

Prudential Bancorp, Inc. (PBIP) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. 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.

Charter Financial Corporation (CHFN) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Charter Financial Corporation provides retail and small business customers with a full range of products and services, including a variety of loans and deposit products. The company also gets A’s in sales growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHFN stock.

This is a strong week for HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (HFBC). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. 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.

This week, Security National Financial Corporation Class A (SNFCA) pushes up from a C to a B rating. 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 free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNFCA stock.

The rating of Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (ACFC) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation invests primarily in first mortgage loans on one-to four- family residences, home equity loans, automobile and consumer loans, and commercial real estate loans. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACFC stock.

Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (RVSB) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to a A. 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 earnings surprise and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RVSB stock.

America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (ATAX) improves from a C to a B rating this week. America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. engages in acquiring, holding, selling, and dealing with a portfolio of federally tax-exempt mortgage revenue bonds, which have been issued to provide construction and/or permanent financing of multifamily residential apartments. The company also gets A’s in operating margin growth and earnings growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATAX 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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