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10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — SWI SPF AOL and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks top marks

   

This week, these ten stocks, all currently earning A’s (“strong buy”) on Portfolio Grader, have the best year-to-date performance. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq increased 5%, the Dow is up 9.1%, and the S&P has increased 12.3%.

Since January 1, SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI) has climbed 108.4%. SolarWinds is a provider of enterprise-class network management software designed by network professionals for network professionals. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWI stock.

Since January 1, the price of Standard Pacific (NYSE:SPF) has grown 117.3%. Standard Pacific builds single-family attached and detached homes in eight states. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPF stock.

Shares of AOL Inc (NYSE:AOL) have leapt 119.1% since January 1. AOL provides online content, products, and services to consumers, publishers, and advertisers worldwide. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 3.1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOL stock.

Since January 1, Conn’s Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN) has shot up 119.3%. Conn’s is a specialty retailer of home appliances and consumer electronics. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CONN stock.

Since January 1, Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC) has jumped 136%. Smith & Wesson Holding provides products and services for safety, security, protection, and sport. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock.

The price of American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) has seen a 133.8% boost since the first of the year. American Vanguard is a specialty chemical manufacturer that develops and markets products, such as chemicals for crops and animal protection, for agricultural and commercial uses. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVD stock.

The price of US Airways (NYSE:LCC) is up 129.2% since the first of the year. US Airways Group provides air transportation for passengers and cargo. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LCC stock.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN) has risen 168.4% since the first of the year. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals researches, develops and commercializes therapeutics to treat human disorders and conditions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of REGN stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) has swelled 172.5%. Lumber Liquidators retails hardwood flooring in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock.

Since the first of the year, shares of Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX) have soared 215.1%. Mellanox designs and develops semiconductor-based, high-performance interconnect products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLNX 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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