The old saying goes: “Bulls make money and bears make money, but pigs get slaughtered.”
It’s pretty good advice. As seen over the past year, many high-fliers have imploded. Streaming video giant Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and K-Cup purveyor Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (NASDAQ:GMCR) were both once-hot momentum stocks that put a lot of money into a lot of pockets.
However, investors who waited too long to get out were fleeced, as each have shed roughly 75% in the past 52 weeks after showing some glaring weaknesses.
Of course, what matters now is catching those pigs before they implode. What stocks might be worth unloading right now? Here’s a look at five: