11 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

by Portfolio Grader | July 28, 2012 1:06 pm

11 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

This week, eleven stocks get A’s (“strong buy”) in Portfolio Grader[1]‘s three main grading categories, Total Grade, Overall Fundamental Grade, and Quantitative Grade.

These are the best of the best in the entire Portfolio Grader database. This week, there are 4,134 stocks and only these 11 get top marks in all categories to make the elite “Triple A” stocks list. Here they are:

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL[2]) offers a variety of personal computers, mobile devices, portable digital music and video players, and related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. Shares of the stock have risen 44.6% since January 1. This is better than the Nasdaq, which has seen a 11.7% increase over the same period. The stock’s dividend yield is 10.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AAPL stock[3].

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE:AWH[4]) provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance to international customers. Since the start of the year, AWH has soared 20.2%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 6.1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AWH stock[5].

DXP Enterprises (NASDAQ:DXPE[6]) is engaged in the business of distributing maintenance, repair and operating products, equipment and service to industrial customers. DXPE is 36.6% higher since the beginning of the year.¬†For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DXPE stock[7].

GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC[8]) operates a chain of health and wellness stores throughout the United States and internationally. Shares have increased 32% since the start of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GNC stock[9].

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT[10]) provides full service solutions to market and sell surplus assets and wholesale goods. Shares of the stock have risen 20.8% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LQDT stock[11].

Sturm Ruger (NYSE:RGR[12]) designs, manufactures and sells firearms to domestic customers. RGR is up 41.7% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RGR stock[13].

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SPPI[14]) is a biotechnology company with fully integrated commercial and drug development operations with a primary focus in oncology. The price of SPPI is up 5% since the first of the year. Trade volume rose notably over the past week, up 219%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPPI stock[15].

Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX[16]) designs, manufactures, markets and sells hard disk drives. Shares of STX have climbed 82.9% since January 1. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 6.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STX stock[17].

Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC[18]) provides products and services for safety, security, protection, and sport. Since the start of the year, SWHC has increased 124.7%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock[19].

Texas Capital Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBI[20]) is a bank holding company that provides commercial banking services to its customers in Texas. Stock prices have risen 43.2% since the first of the year. The volume of trades has grown significantly in the past week, up 521.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCBI stock[21].

TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG[22]) is a global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components for use on nearly all commercial and military aircraft in service today. Since January 1, TDG has risen 27.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TDG stock[23].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[24].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. AAPL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AAPL
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AAPL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AAPL
  4. AWH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AWH
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AWH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AWH
  6. DXPE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DXPE
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DXPE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DXPE
  8. GNC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GNC
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GNC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GNC
  10. LQDT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LQDT
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LQDT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LQDT
  12. RGR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RGR
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RGR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RGR
  14. SPPI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SPPI
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPPI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SPPI
  16. STX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STX
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STX
  18. SWHC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  20. TCBI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TCBI
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCBI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TCBI
  22. TDG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TDG
  23. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TDG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TDG
  24. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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