Off the Rails

The new edition of Value Line came out this morning and I quickly checked the ranking changes before anything else. I find it informative to see which stocks are moving up or down based on recent revenue, earnings and price momentum. Often I find it helps identify sectors that are about to turn in one direction or the other.

I was pleased to see that many of my stocks are on the list of stocks moving up. Financials like First Niagara (FNFG), Cincinnati Financial (CINF) and U.S. Bancorp (USB) all received one-notch upgrades. Even my tired old shares of Callaway Golf (ELY) were bumped up from the bottom rank of the service for year-ahead performance. Glass manufacturer Apogee (APOG) is one of those stocks that never really gave a chance to accumulate the shares on a scale, so I have a tiny position as the stock has doubled. Based on strong architectural demand for its glass products, it too has received an upgrade....577 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

Read the full story and get access to the Real Money Pro trading floor.

There’s no substitute for a trading floor to get great ideas, so Jim Cramer created a better one at Real Money and blogs there exclusively. We then added legendary hedge fund manager, Doug Kass, with his exclusive Daily Diary and best investing ideas. Staffed with more than 4 dozen investing pros, money managers, journalists and analysts, Real Money Pro gives you a flood of opinions, analysis and actionable trading advice found nowhere else, and allows you to interact directly with each expert.

Already a Subscriber? Please login.

Except as otherwise indicated, quotes are delayed. Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes for all exchanges. Market Data provided by Interactive Data. Company fundamental data provided by Morningstar. Earnings and ratings provided by Zacks. Mutual fund data provided by Valueline. ETF data provided by Lipper. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.

TheStreet Ratings updates stock ratings daily. However, if no rating change occurs, the data on this page does not update. The data does update after 90 days if no rating change occurs within that time period.

IDC calculates the Market Cap for the basic symbol to include common shares only. Year-to-date mutual fund returns are calculated on a monthly basis by Value Line and posted mid-month.