20 Stocks to Sell Now in 2021

Posted on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 by MarketBeat Staff
Most people know that brokerage rankings are overstated because of pressure from publicly-traded companies. No investor relations person wants to see "hold" and "sell" ratings issued for their stock. In reality, a "buy" rating really means "hold." "Hold" ratings really mean "sell" and "sell" ratings mean get out while you still can.

If Wall Street's top analysts are consistently giving "hold" and "sell" ratings to stock, you know there's a serious problem. We've compiled a list of the companies that Wall Street's top equities research analysts are consistently giving "hold" and "sell" ratings to. If you own one of these stocks, consider getting out while there's still time.

This slide show lists the 20 companies that have the lowest average analyst recommendations from Wall Street's equities research analysts over the last 12 months.

#1 - Commerce Bancshares (NASDAQ:CBSH)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.5
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Buy Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $68.00 (7.3% Downside)

Commerce Bancshares logoCommerce Bancshares, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Commerce Bank that provides retail, mortgage banking, corporate, investment, trust, and asset management products and services to individuals and businesses in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer, Commercial, and Wealth. Read More 


#2 - Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO)

Consensus Rating: Sell
Rating Score: 1.2
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Buy Ratings, 1 Hold Ratings, 5 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $51.42 (16.6% Downside)

Southern Copper logoSouthern Copper Corporation engages in mining, exploring, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, and Chile. The company is involved in the mining, milling, and flotation of copper ore to produce copper and molybdenum concentrates; smelting of copper concentrates to produce blister and anode copper; refining of anode copper to produce copper cathodes; production of molybdenum concentrate and sulfuric acid; production of refined silver, gold, and other materials; and mining and processing of zinc and lead. Read More 

#3 - Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.6
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 5 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $76.67 (2.0% Upside)

Consolidated Edison logoConsolidated Edison, Inc, through its subsidiaries, engages in the regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses in the United States. The company offers electric services to approximately 3.5 million customers in New York City and Westchester County; gas to approximately 1.1 million customers in Manhattan, the Bronx, parts of Queens, and Westchester County; and steam to approximately 1,576 customers in parts of Manhattan. Read More 

#4 - FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.5
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Buy Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 5 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $297.00 (9.9% Downside)

FactSet Research Systems logoFactSet Research Systems Inc provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to the investment and corporate communities in the Americas, EMEA, and the Asia Pacific. The company delivers insight and information through the workflow solutions of research, analytics and trading, content and technology solutions, and wealth. Read More 

#5 - Cullen/Frost Bankers (NYSE:CFR)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.7
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $109.83 (2.0% Downside)

Cullen/Frost Bankers logoCullen/Frost Bankers, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Frost Bank that offers commercial and consumer banking services in Texas. It operates in two segments, Banking and Frost Wealth Advisors. The company offers commercial banking services to corporations and other business clients, including financing for industrial and commercial properties, interim construction related to industrial and commercial properties, equipment, inventories and accounts receivables, and acquisitions; commercial leasing; and treasury management services. Read More 

#6 - Unilever (NYSE:UL)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.5
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Ratings, 1 Hold Ratings, 4 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Unilever logoUnilever PLC operates as a fast-moving consumer goods company in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Americas, and Europe. It operates through Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care segments. The Beauty & Personal Care segment provides skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and skin cleansing products under the Axe, Clear, Dove, Lifebuoy, Lux, Pond's, Rexona, Signal, Suave, Sunsilk, TRESemmé, and Vaseline brands. Read More 

#7 - Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.7
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 5 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $25.89 (20.2% Downside)

Franklin Resources logoFranklin Resources, Inc is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It launches equity, fixed income, balanced, and multi-asset mutual funds through its subsidiaries. Read More 

#8 - Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (NYSE:DB)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.6
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 5 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft logoDeutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft provides investment, financial, and related products and services to private individuals, corporate entities, and institutional clients worldwide. Its Corporate Bank segment provides cash management, trade finance and lending, trust and agency, and securities services, as well as risk management solutions. Read More 

#9 - Ubiquiti (NYSE:UI)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.7
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 2 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $223.33 (26.7% Downside)

Ubiquiti logoUbiquiti Inc develops networking technology for service providers, enterprises, and consumers. It develops technology platforms for high-capacity distributed Internet access, unified information technology, and consumer electronics for professional, home, and personal use. Its service provider product platforms offer carrier-class network infrastructure for fixed wireless broadband, wireless backhaul systems, and routing; and enterprise product platforms provide wireless LAN infrastructure, video surveillance products, switching and routing solutions, security gateways, and other WLAN products, as well as offers consumer products under the Ubiquiti Labs brand name. Read More 

#10 - Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 2.0
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 2 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $89.11 (10.4% Upside)

Eversource Energy logoEversource Energy, a public utility holding company, engages in the energy delivery business. The company operates through Electric Distribution, Electric Transmission, Natural Gas Distribution, and Water Distribution segments. It is involved in the transmission and distribution of electricity; solar power facilities; and distribution of natural gas. Read More 

#11 - Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP)

Consensus Rating: Sell
Rating Score: 1.3
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Buy Ratings, 1 Hold Ratings, 3 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Huaneng Power International logoHuaneng Power International, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, generates and sells electricity and heat to the regional or provincial grid companies in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It is involved in the development, investment, construction, operation, and management of power plants and related projects; and generation, wholesale, and retail of power and other relating utilities. Read More 

#12 - GameStop (NYSE:GME)

Consensus Rating: Sell
Rating Score: 1.3
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Buy Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $21.40 (89.3% Downside)

GameStop logoGameStop Corp., a specialty retailer, provides games and entertainment products through its e-commerce properties and various stores in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Europe. The company sells new and pre-owned video game platforms; accessories, such as controllers, gaming headsets, virtual reality products, and memory cards; new and pre-owned video game software; and in-game digital currency, digital downloadable content, and full-game downloads, as well as network points cards, and prepaid digital and subscription cards. Read More 

#13 - Macy's (NYSE:M)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.8
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $15.57 (14.3% Downside)

MacyMacy's, Inc, an omnichannel retail organization, operates stores, websites, and mobile applications under the Macy's, Bloomingdale's, and bluemercury brands. It sells a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and kids; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. Read More 

#14 - Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.8
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings, 1 Hold Ratings, 3 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $42.33 (12.0% Downside)

Vornado Realty Trust logoVornado's portfolio is concentrated in the nation's key market  New York City  along with the premier asset in both Chicago and San Francisco. Vornado is also the real estate industry leader in sustainability policy. The company owns and manages over 23 million square feet of LEED certified buildings and received the Energy Star Partner of the Year Award, Sustained Excellence 2019. Read More 

#15 - Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.7
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Buy Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $66.00 (15.3% Downside)

Houlihan Lokey logoHoulihan Lokey, Inc, an investment banking company, provides merger and acquisition (M&A), capital market, financial restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory services worldwide. It operates in three segments: Corporate Finance, Financial Restructuring, and Financial and Valuation Advisory. Read More 

#16 - HSBC (NYSE:HSBC)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 2.1
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings, 11 Hold Ratings, 3 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: N/A

HSBC logoHSBC Holdings plc provides banking and financial products and services worldwide. The company operates through Wealth and Personal Banking, Commercial Banking, and Global Banking and Markets segments. The Wealth and Personal Banking segment offers retail banking products and services, such as current and savings accounts, mortgages and personal loans, credit and debit cards, and local and international payment services for ultra high net worth individuals; and wealth management services, including insurance and investment products, global asset management services, investment management, and private wealth solutions. Read More 

#17 - Lennox International (NYSE:LII)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.7
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Buy Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 4 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $283.50 (13.7% Downside)

Lennox International logoLennox International Inc, through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets a range of products for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Residential Heating & Cooling, Commercial Heating & Cooling, and Refrigeration. Read More 

#18 - Reinsurance Group of America (NYSE:RGA)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 2.3
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $127.78 (10.3% Upside)

Reinsurance Group of America logoReinsurance Group of America, Incorporated engages in reinsurance business. It offers individual and group life and health insurance products, such as term life, credit life, universal life, whole life, group life and health, joint and last survivor insurance, critical illness, disability, and longevity products; asset-intensive and financial reinsurance products; and other capital motivated solutions. Read More 

#19 - Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.9
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Buy Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, 6 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $127.72 (13.3% Downside)

Beyond Meat logoBeyond Meat, Inc, a food company, manufactures, markets, and sells plant-based meat products in the United States and internationally. It operates under the Beyond Meat, Beyond Burger, Beyond Beef, Beyond Sausage, Beyond Breakfast Sausage, Beyond Chicken, Beyond Fried Chicken, Beyond Meatball, the Caped Steer Logo, Go Beyond, Eat What You Love, The Cookout Classic, The Future of Protein, and The Future of Protein Beyond Meat and design trademarks. Read More 

#20 - The Western Union (NYSE:WU)

Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 1.9
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 5 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $24.12 (2.0% Upside)

The Western Union logoThe Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. It operates in two segments, Consumer-to-Consumer and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment facilitates money transfers between two consumers, primarily through a network of third-party agents and sub-agents. Read More 

 

7 Cryptocurrencies That Are Leading The Market Higher

An Influx Of Capital Is Driving Cryptocurrency Higher

There is an influx of money to the cryptocurrency market that is driving the entire complex higher. Not only is institutional interest peaking but recognition and use are on the rise as well. With Bitcoin setting new all-time highs 100% above the 2017 highs the number of new Bitcoin millionaires is on the rise too.

But Bitcoin is not the only cryptocurrency on the market today by far. The number of cryptocurrencies on the market has been growing steadily with more than 4,000 listed on Coinmarketcap alone. But that doesn’t mean they are all worth your time. Many if not most will not stand the test of time.

One way to judge the market’s interest in a cryptocurrency is its market performance gains. A cryptocurrency that is gaining in value is certainly one that you may want to own. The better method of judging the market’s interest in a cryptocurrency is the market cap. The cryptocurrency market is worth upwards of $1 trillion and growing, and most of that value is centered in the top seven. Together, the bottom 3,993 odd cryptocurrencies only account for 12% of the market and have yet to prove any lasting value.

View the "7 Cryptocurrencies That Are Leading The Market Higher" Here.







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