8 of the Most Overrated Stocks on Wall Street
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8 of the Most Overrated Stocks on Wall Street Right Now



To say Trump-mania has taken hold of Wall Street would be a considerable understatement. Since his election in early November, stocks are up more than 11% as investors have been more than willing to bet the business-friendly president’s economic and tax agenda will do a great deal to boost corporate bottom lines.

As is so often the case though, investors have gotten a little ahead of themselves.

Investors make buying and selling decisions based on a company’s plausible future, but every now and again those investors think they see the future a little more clearly — with rose-tinted glasses — than they actually do.

With that as the backdrop, while most equities are a little too hot to handle right now for newcomers, there are a handful of names that are downright dangerous thanks to the unmerited optimism surrounding them.


Here’s a closer look at the most overrated stocks the market arguably shouldn’t love nearly as much as it does.

Prices and data are from the original InvestorPlace story published on February 27, 2017. Click on ticker-symbol links in each slide for current prices and more.

This slide show is from InvestorPlace, not the Kiplinger editorial staff.


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