by Portfolio Grader | August 17, 2012 2:00 pm
This week, six 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 4,153 stocks and only these six 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.
Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) is a global financial services company that operates through private banking, investment banking, and asset management. Since January 1, CS has slumped 23.8%. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 12.6% increase over the same period. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 42.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CS stock.
Enerplus (NYSE:ERF) is an oil and gas exploration and production company that owns a large, diversified portfolio of income-generating crude oil and natural gas properties. Since the start of the year, ERF has declined 39.9%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 37.7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ERF 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.
NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD) provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. Since January 1, NIHD has slumped 69.8%. As of Aug. 17, 23.4% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock.
TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) operates as a wholesale power generator and marketer in Canada, the United States and Australia. Shares of TAC are trading 22% lower than at the start of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TAC 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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