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Louis Navellier’s Portfolio Grader tool uses two critical characteristics to rank stocks.

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Quant Score Keeps Vantiv, Inc. Class A (VNTV) Shares a Buy

Jan. 19, 2018, 12:45 pm EST – Vantiv, Inc. Class A (NYSE:VNTV) ranks in the top 25% of its industry group, Information Technology Services, and in the top quarter of its sector group, Technology Services, with a market value of $12.6 billion. From an investment attractiveness vantage point, VNTV is ranked in the top half of the sector with a ranking of 83 among the 327 companies in the sector; Portfolio Grader's current ranking for VNTV puts it 31 among the 115 companies in this industry group, placing it in the top half and number 803 in the 5000 company Portfolio Grader company universe. More 

Industry Group Rank Keep Viacom (VIAB) a Sell

Jan. 19, 2018, 12:30 pm EST – Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIAB) is ranked as a Sell using the system of Louis Navellier for investing and his Portfolio Grader stock evaluator. The current Portfolio Grader recommendation on the shares has been in place for 4 months. More 

Best-in-Class Quant Score Makes Square (SQ) a Strong Buy

Jan. 19, 2018, 12:15 pm EST – With a $16.0 billion market value, Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) ranks in the top 10% of its industry group, Information Technology Services, and in the top quarter of its sector group, Technology Services, in market value. From the viewpoint of investment attractiveness, the stock's current Portfolio Grader score places it 8 among the 115 companies in this industry group, positioning it among the leaders; in the top decile of the sector with a ranking of 26 among the 327 companies in the sector, and number 238 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. More 

Detrimental Sales Growth Make Transocean (RIG) a Strong Sell

Jan. 19, 2018, 12:00 pm EST – Transocean Ltd (NYSE:RIG) is one of 12 companies within the Contract Drilling GICS industry group, which is in turn part of the 170 company GICS Industrial Services sector. RIG has a market value of $4.8 billion which is in the top half of its industry group. The current RIG score from Portfolio grader places it 11 among the 12 companies in this industry group; squarely in the bottom quartile of the sector with a ranking of 159 among the 170 companies in the sector, and number 4,469 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. More 

Nabors Industries (NBR) a Strong Sell on Negative Earnings Visibility

Jan. 19, 2018, 11:45 am EST – As one of the 170 companies in the GICS Industrial Services sector Nabors Industries Ltd (NYSE:NBR) is a constituent of the 12 company Contract Drilling GICS industry group within this sector. NBR has a market value of $2.3 billion which is in the top half of its industry group. The current Portfolio Grader ranking for NBR puts it 10 within the 12 companies in this industry group; squarely in the bottom quartile of the sector with a ranking of 149 among the 170 companies in the sector, and number 4,330 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. More 

Adverse Earnings Momentum Make Merck & Co (MRK) a Sell

Jan. 19, 2018, 11:30 am EST – Merck & Co (NYSE:MRK) is one of the 657 companies in the GICS Health Technology sector, and a component of the 38 company Pharmaceuticals: Major GICS industry group within this sector. MRK has a market value of $159.9 billion which is in the top quarter of its industry group. The stock's current Portfolio Grader ranking places it 38 among the 38 companies in this industry group, a position that is well below-average; squarely in the bottom quartile of the sector with a ranking of 577 among the 657 companies in the sector, and number 4,121 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. More 

Analytics for Quant Score Keep Macys (M) a Sell

Jan. 19, 2018, 11:15 am EST – Currently, Macys Inc (NYSE:M) has a Sell using the Portfolio Grader stock evaluator, which incorporates Louis Navellier's investing methodology. The current Portfolio Grader recommendation on the shares has been in place for 8 months. More 

Eastman Kodak (KODK) Upgrade Curbed by Inferior Earnings Growth

Jan. 19, 2018, 11:00 am EST – Eastman Kodak Co (NYSE:KODK) is ranked as a Sell using the methodology of Louis Navellier for investing and his Portfolio Grader stock evaluator. KODK has been upgraded from a Strong Sell to a Sell in the last week. More 

Outstanding Measures for Quant Score Keep Kinross Gold (KGC) a Strong Buy

Jan. 19, 2018, 10:45 am EST – Kinross Gold Corp (NYSE:KGC) is a $5.4 billion in market value component of the Precious Metals GICS industry group where the stock's current Portfolio Grader score places it 4 among the 60 companies in this industry group, putting it in the top decile. KGC is ranked among the sector leaders with a ranking of 5 among the 150 companies in the sector and number 219 in the 5000 company Portfolio Grader company universe. More 

Analytics for Quant Score Make General Motors (GM) a Sell

Jan. 19, 2018, 10:30 am EST – With a $61.7 billion market value, General Motors Co (NYSE:GM) ranks in the upper half of its industry group, Motor Vehicles, and in the top decile of sector group, Consumer Durables, in market value. From the vantage point of investment attractiveness, GM is currently ranked number 8 among the 10 companies in this industry group by Portfolio Grader; squarely in the bottom quartile of the sector with a ranking of 95 among the 116 companies in the sector, and number 3,434 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. More