13 “Triple F” Stocks to Sell

by Portfolio Grader | July 27, 2012 4:00 pm

13 “Triple F” Stocks to Sell

This week, 13 stocks get F’s (“strong strong”) in Portfolio Grader[1]‘s three main grading categories, Total Grade, Overall Fundamental Grade, and Quantitative Grade.

These are the worst of the worst in the entire Portfolio Grader database. This week, there are 4,134 stocks and only these 13 get failing marks in all categories to make the dreaded “Triple F” stocks list. Here they are:

Aixtron (NASDAQ:AIXG[2]) provides deposition equipment, such as that used in lighting, fiber optic communication systems, and mobile telephone applications, to the semiconductor industry. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 58.8. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AIXG stock[3].

Aeroflex (NYSE:ARX[4]) engages in the design, engineering, manufacture, and sale of microelectronic products, and test and measurement equipment. The price of ARX is down 36.8% since the first of the year. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 8.1% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARX stock[5].

AVEO (NASDAQ:AVEO[6]) engages in discovering, developing, and commercializing targeted cancer therapies using its Human Response Platform. Since the first of the year, AVEO has dropped 21.3%. As of July 27, 12.9% of outstanding AVEO shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVEO stock[7].

Braskem (NYSE:BAK[8]) produces and sells basic petrochemicals and thermoplastic resins in Brazil and internationally. Since January 1, BAK has tumbled 18.9%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 49.6. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BAK stock[9].

Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS[10]) is a global financial services company that operates through private banking, investment banking, and asset management. Since the first of the year, CS has slid 28.9%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 39.7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CS stock[11].

Evercore Partners (NYSE:EVR[12]) is an investment banking boutique. Shares of EVR have slipped 17.4% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EVR stock[13].

Fibria Celulose (NYSE:FBR[14]) produces and exports wood-free printing, writing, and specialty papers. Since the start of the year, FBR has declined 2.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FBR stock[15].

Federal-Mogul (NASDAQ:FDML[16]) supplies products, services and solutions to automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty truck, off-highway, agricultural, marine, rail, and industrial markets. The price of FDML is down 38.9% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FDML stock[17].

Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC[18]) is involved in the exploration, development, and production of gold in countries located around the world. Shares of KGC have seen a 26.1% drop since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KGC stock[19].

NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD[20]) provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. Since January 1, NIHD has slumped 67.6%. As of July 27, 19.3% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock[21].

Panasonic (NYSE:PC[22]) produces home appliances, audio & video, computer peripherals, telecommunications, industrial equipment, and electronic parts. The price of PC has slipped 23.7% since the start of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PC stock[23].

Taseko Mines (AMEX:TGB[24]) explores for and mines copper and molybdenum. Shares of TGB are trading 7.7% lower than at the start of the year. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 43.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TGB stock[25].

EXCO Resources (NYSE:XCO[26]) is an oil and natural gas company involved in the exploration, exploitation, development and production of onshore North American oil and natural gas properties. The price of XCO is 33.3% lower than at the first of the year. As of July 27, 11.6% of outstanding EXCO Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XCO stock[27].

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[28].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. AIXG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AIXG
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AIXG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AIXG
  4. ARX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARX
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARX
  6. AVEO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AVEO
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVEO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AVEO
  8. BAK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BAK
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BAK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BAK
  10. CS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CS
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CS
  12. EVR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EVR
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EVR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EVR
  14. FBR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FBR
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FBR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FBR
  16. FDML: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FDML
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FDML stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FDML
  18. KGC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KGC
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KGC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KGC
  20. NIHD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  22. PC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PC
  23. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PC
  24. TGB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TGB
  25. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TGB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TGB
  26. XCO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=XCO
  27. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XCO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=XCO
  28. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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