13 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

by Portfolio Grader | August 11, 2012 1:15 pm

This week, 13 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 13 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 53.5% since January 1. This is better than the Nasdaq, which has seen a 14% increase over the same period. The current dividend yield is 10.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AAPL stock[3].

Allied World Assurance Company¬†(NYSE:AWH[4]) provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance to international customers. Stock prices have risen 24.3% since the first of the year. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 6.3. 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. Shares of the stock have risen 46.5% since January 1. 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. Trade volume has increased significantly over the past week, down 319%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GNC stock[9].

Generac Holdings (NYSE:GNRC[10]) manufactures automatic, stationary standby and portable generators. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 4.4. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GNRC stock[11].

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT[12]) provides full service solutions to market and sell surplus assets and wholesale goods. The price of LQDT is up 19.3% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LQDT stock[13].

Questcor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:QCOR[14]) develops and commercializes novel central nervous system-focused therapeutics that address significant unmet medical needs.¬†For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QCOR stock[15].

Sturm Ruger (NYSE:RGR[16]) designs, manufactures and sells firearms to domestic customers. Since the start of the year, RGR has increased 41.8%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RGR stock[17].

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SPPI[18]) is a biotechnology company with fully integrated commercial and drug development operations with a primary focus in oncology. The volume of trades has grown significantly in the past week, up 211%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPPI stock[19].

Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX[20]) designs, manufactures, markets and sells hard disk drives. STX is up 63.4% since January 1. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STX stock[21].

Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC[22]) provides products and services for safety, security, protection, and sport. Since January 1, SWHC has jumped 120%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock[23].

Texas Capital Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBI[24]) is a bank holding company that provides commercial banking services to its customers in Texas. TCBI is 42.7% higher since the beginning of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCBI stock[25].

TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG[26]) 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 the start of the year, TDG has soared 33.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TDG 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. 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. GNRC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GNRC
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GNRC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GNRC
  12. LQDT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LQDT
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LQDT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LQDT
  14. QCOR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=QCOR
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QCOR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=QCOR
  16. RGR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RGR
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RGR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RGR
  18. SPPI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SPPI
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPPI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SPPI
  20. STX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STX
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STX
  22. SWHC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  23. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  24. TCBI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TCBI
  25. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCBI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TCBI
  26. TDG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TDG
  27. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TDG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TDG
  28. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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