13 “Triple F” Stocks to Sell

These stocks get failing marks in every main Portfolio Grader category

   
13 “Triple F” Stocks to Sell

This week, 13 stocks get F’s (“strong strong”) in Portfolio Grader‘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) provides deposition equipment, such as that used in lighting, fiber optic communication systems, and mobile telephone applications, to the semiconductor industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AIXG stock.

Aeroflex (NYSE:ARX) engages in the design, engineering, manufacture, and sale of microelectronic products, and test and measurement equipment. Since January 1, ARX has slumped 41.7%. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 11.6% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARX stock.

AVEO (NASDAQ:AVEO) engages in discovering, developing, and commercializing targeted cancer therapies using its Human Response Platform. The price of AVEO is down 53% since the first of the year. As of Aug. 10, 13.3% of outstanding AVEO shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVEO stock.

Braskem (NYSE:BAK) produces and sells basic petrochemicals and thermoplastic resins in Brazil and internationally. Since January 1, BAK has slumped 2.9%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 62.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BAK stock.

Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) 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 25.3%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 42.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CS stock.

Evercore Partners (NYSE:EVR) is an investment banking boutique. The price of EVR is 8.7% lower than at the first of the year. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 152.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EVR stock.

Fibria Celulose (NYSE:FBR) produces and exports wood-free printing, writing, and specialty papers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FBR stock.

Federal-Mogul (NASDAQ:FDML) supplies products, services and solutions to automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty truck, off-highway, agricultural, marine, rail, and industrial markets. Since the first of the year, FDML has dropped 32.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FDML stock.

Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC) is involved in the exploration, development, and production of gold in countries located around the world. Since January 1, KGC has tumbled 29.3%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KGC stock.

NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD) provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. Shares of NIHD have slipped 68.7% since the first of the year. As of Aug. 10, 23.4% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock.

Panasonic (NYSE:PC) produces home appliances, audio & video, computer peripherals, telecommunications, industrial equipment, and electronic parts. Shares of PC are trading 12.9% lower than at the start of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PC stock.

Taseko Mines (AMEX:TGB) explores for and mines copper and molybdenum. Since the start of the year, TGB has remained flat. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 47.7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TGB stock.

EXCO Resources (NYSE:XCO) is an oil and natural gas company involved in the exploration, exploitation, development and production of onshore North American oil and natural gas properties. Shares of XCO stock have fallen 26.5% since January 1. As of Aug. 10, 11.6% of outstanding EXCO Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XCO 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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