4 Chemicals Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 24, 2012 1:30 pm

For the current week, the overall ratings of four Chemicals stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT[2]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Sensient Technologies is a global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances for products in the food and beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical, inkjet and other speciality markets. To get an in-depth look at SXT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SXT stock[3].

Yongye International‘s (NASDAQ:YONG[4]) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Yongye International engages in the research, development, manufacture, and sale of fulvic acid based crop and animal nutrient products for the agriculture and stock farming industry in the People’s Republic of China. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YONG stock[5].

Hawkins Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN[6]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. Hawkins formulates, manufactures, blends, distributes, and sells reagent grade laboratory chemicals and industrial chemicals. For a full analysis of HWKN stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

SINOPEC Shanghai Petrochemical‘s (NYSE:SHI[8]) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical produces synthetic fibers, resins and plastic products. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 46.8. Over the past month, the price of SHI has declined 2.5%. This is worse than the S&P 500′s 4.8% increase for the same period. To get an in-depth look at SHI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SHI stock[9].

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[10].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. SXT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SXT
  3. To get an in-depth look at SXT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SXT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SXT
  4. YONG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=YONG
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YONG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=YONG
  6. HWKN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HWKN
  7. For a full analysis of HWKN stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HWKN
  8. SHI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SHI
  9. To get an in-depth look at SHI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SHI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SHI
  10. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

Source URL: http://investorplace.com/2012/08/4-chemicals-stocks-to-sell-now-sxt-yong-hwkn/
Short URL: http://invstplc.com/1fsKjIY