5 Stocks You Should Dump Right Now

Pitches to buy stocks are Wall Street’s driving force.

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Pitches to buy stocks are Wall Street’s driving force. But analysts rarely slap stocks with a “sell” rating. That’s partly because it’s too easy to get a sell recommendation wrong. Even if a stock looks overpriced, the shares can stay afloat for ages. With those caveats in mind, here are five stocks we think are good candidates to unload now.

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Stocks are listed alphabetically. Prices are as of November 9

Daren Fonda
Senior Associate Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Daren joined Kiplinger in July 2015 after spending more than 20 years in New York City as a business and financial writer. He spent seven years at Time magazine and joined SmartMoney in 2007, where he wrote about investing and contributed car reviews to the magazine. Daren also worked as a writer in the fund industry for Janus Capital and Fidelity Investments and has been licensed as a Series 7 securities representative.