10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — ROVI WBMD RIMM and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks failing marks

   
10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — ROVI WBMD RIMM and more

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq is up 7.8%, the Dow is up 2.2%, and the S&P has increased 4.8%.

Since the first of the year, Rovi Corp. (NASDAQ:ROVI) has tumbled 47.2%. Rovi focuses on powering the discovery and consumption of digital entertainment with integrated solutions such as program guides, media recognition technologies, and content protection technologies. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ROVI stock.

Since the first of the year, WebMD (NASDAQ:WBMD) has dipped 59.9%. WebMD is a provider of health information services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and health-focused publications. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBMD stock.

Share prices of Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) are down 53.1% since the first of the year. Research in Motion designs, manufactures and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RIMM stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) is down 56.2%. First Solar designs and manufactures solar modules. As of July 26, 32.3% of outstanding First Solar shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSLR stock.

Since January 1, Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) has fallen 63.2%. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of July 26, 23.7% of outstanding Arch Coal shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock.

The price of NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD) is down 67.1% since the first of the year. NII Holdings provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. As of July 26, 19.3% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock.

Shares of Partner Communications (NASDAQ:PTNR) have sunk 64% since the first of the year. Partner Communications is a mobile telephone network operator in Israel. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PTNR stock.

Since the first of the year, Nokia (NYSE:NOK) has dipped 64.6%. Nokia makes mobile devices and offers Internet services that allow people to access music, maps, media, messaging and games. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NOK stock.

Since January 1, Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR) has plunged 70.8%. Alpha Natural Resources produces, processes and sells steam and metallurgical coal. As of July 26, 10.3% of outstanding Alpha Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock.

Shares of Education Management Corp. (NASDAQ:EDMC) have slumped 85.3% since January 1. Education Management is the provider of post-secondary education in North America that offers academic programs to its students through campus-based and online instruction, or through a combination of both. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EDMC stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here.


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