13 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

by Portfolio Grader | August 31, 2012 5:00 pm

13 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

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 4,142 stocks and only these 13 get top marks in all categories to make the elite “Triple A” stocks list. Here they are:

Arch Capital Group (NASDAQ:ACGL[2]) writes insurance and reinsurance on a worldwide basis. ACGL is up 6.5% since January 1. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACGL stock[3].

Air Methods (NASDAQ:AIRM[4]) provides air medical emergency transport services and systems in the United States. Since January 1, AIRM has jumped 37.2%. This is better than the Nasdaq, which has seen a 17% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AIRM stock[5].

Calumet Specialty Products (NASDAQ:CLMT[6]) produces hydrocarbon products in North America. Since the start of the year, CLMT has soared 40.7%. The current dividend yield is 2.4%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 9.3.¬†For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLMT stock[7].

Cooper Tire & Rubber (NYSE:CTB[8]) produces and markets tires for passenger vehicles, light trucks, medium trucks, motorsports, and motorcycles that are sold in the replacement tire market. CTB is 42.7% higher since the beginning of the year. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 4.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CTB stock[9].

D.R. Horton (NYSE:DHI[10]) builds and sells homes in the United States, as well as provides mortgage financing and title agency services to homebuyers. Since January 1, DHI has risen 48.9%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 7.6. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DHI stock[11].

Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL[12]) retails hardwood flooring in the United States. Since January 1, LL has jumped 165.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock[13].

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT[14]) provides full service solutions to market and sell surplus assets and wholesale goods. The price of LQDT is up 40.5% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LQDT stock[15].

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX[16]) designs and develops semiconductor-based, high-performance interconnect products. Stock prices have risen 246.5% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLNX stock[17].

Par Pharmaceutical (NYSE:PRX[18]) develops, manufactures, and distributes generic and branded pharmaceuticals in the United States. Since the start of the year, PRX has increased 52.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock[19].

A.F.P. Provida (NYSE:PVD[20]) operates as a private pension fund administrator in Chile. Shares of PVD have climbed 38% since January 1. The stock has a dividend yield of 8.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVD stock[21].

Questcor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:QCOR[22]) develops and commercializes novel central nervous system-focused therapeutics that address significant unmet medical needs. Shares of the stock have risen 4.1% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QCOR stock[23].

Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC[24]) provides products and services for safety, security, protection, and sport. Since the start of the year, SWHC has soared 84.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock[25].

Taro Pharmaceutical (NYSE:TARO[26]) is engaged in developing, manufacturing, and marketing prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products, as well as active pharmaceutical ingredients in the United States, Canada and Israel. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TARO 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. ACGL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACGL
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACGL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACGL
  4. AIRM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AIRM
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AIRM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AIRM
  6. CLMT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLMT
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLMT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLMT
  8. CTB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CTB
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CTB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CTB
  10. DHI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DHI
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DHI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DHI
  12. LL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  14. LQDT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LQDT
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LQDT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LQDT
  16. MLNX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MLNX
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLNX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MLNX
  18. PRX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRX
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRX
  20. PVD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVD
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVD
  22. QCOR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=QCOR
  23. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QCOR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=QCOR
  24. SWHC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  25. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  26. TARO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TARO
  27. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TARO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TARO
  28. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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