10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — APKT RIMM ACI and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks failing marks

   
10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — APKT RIMM ACI 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 rose 17.9%, the Dow is up 7.8%, and the S&P has increased 12.4%.

Shares of Acme Packet (NASDAQ:APKT) have slumped 44.3% since the first of the year. Acme Packet offers session border controllers that allow service providers to deliver secure interactive communications across IP network borders. As of Aug. 23, 10.1% of outstanding Acme Packet shares were held short. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 63.1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APKT stock.

The price of Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) is down 51.2% 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.

Shares of Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) have fallen 49.7% since January 1. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of Aug. 23, 22.4% of outstanding Arch Coal shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of Molycorp (NYSE:MCP) is down 45.8%. Molycorp produces rare earth products, including oxides, metals, alloys and magnets for a variety of applications including clean energy technologies, technology, and defense applications. As of Aug. 23, 15.7% of outstanding Molycorp shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock.

Shares of WebMD (NASDAQ:WBMD) have slipped 59.1% since January 1. 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. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 47.3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBMD stock.

Since the first of the year, Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO) has dipped 59.2%. Clear Channel Outdoor owns and operates advertising display faces primarily in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, and Europe. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCO stock.

Shares of NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD) have slumped 69.5% since January 1. NII Holdings provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. As of Aug. 23, 23.4% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock.

Shares of Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR) have dipped 65.2% since the first of the year. Alpha Natural Resources produces, processes and sells steam and metallurgical coal. As of Aug. 23, 12.8% of outstanding Alpha Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock.

Shares of SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU) have sunk 73.4% since the first of the year. SUPERVALU operates as a grocery retailer that also provides supply chain services, mainly wholesale distribution. As of Aug. 23, 43.8% of outstanding SUPERVALU Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SVU stock.

The price of Education Management Corp. (NASDAQ:EDMC) has fallen 86.7% since the first of the year. 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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