10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — NOK RIMM MCP and more

by Portfolio Grader | September 13, 2012 4:00 pm

10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — NOK RIMM MCP and more

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader[1]. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq increased 19.5%, the Dow increased 9.1%, and the S&P has increased 12.1%.

Shares of Nokia (NYSE:NOK[2]) have slumped 49.2% since the first of the year. Nokia makes mobile devices and offers Internet services that allow people to access music, maps, media, messaging and games. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NOK stock[3].

Shares of Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM[4]) have slipped 48.8% since January 1. Research in Motion designs, manufactures and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RIMM stock[5].

Since the first of the year, Molycorp (NYSE:MCP[6]) has tumbled 49.6%. Molycorp produces rare earth products, including oxides, metals, alloys and magnets for a variety of applications including clean energy technologies, technology, and defense applications. As of Sept. 13, 21.3% of outstanding Molycorp shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock[7].

Shares of Thompson Creek Metals (NYSE:TC[8]) have sunk 50.9% since the first of the year. Thompson Creek Metals is an integrated North American primary producer of molybdenum. As of Sept. 13, 12.1% of outstanding Thompson Creek Metals shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TC stock[9].

Since January 1, Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI[10]) has fallen 53.8%. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of Sept. 13, 20.6% of outstanding Arch Coal shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock[11].

The price of Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO[12]) is down 57.4% since the first of the year. Clear Channel Outdoor owns and operates advertising display faces primarily in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, and Europe. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCO stock[13].

Shares of WebMD (NASDAQ:WBMD[14]) have fallen 60.8% since January 1. WebMD is a provider of health information services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and health-focused publications. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 46. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBMD stock[15].

Since January 1, Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR[16]) has plunged 64.1%. Alpha Natural Resources produces, processes and sells steam and metallurgical coal. As of Sept. 13, 19.3% of outstanding Alpha Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock[17].

Shares of NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD[18]) have slumped 68.8% since January 1. NII Holdings provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. As of Sept. 13, 26.9% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock[19].

Since the first of the year, SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU[20]) has dipped 71.1%. SUPERVALU operates as a grocery retailer that also provides supply chain services, mainly wholesale distribution. As of Sept. 13, 39.7% of outstanding SUPERVALU Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SVU stock[21].

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[22].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. NOK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NOK
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NOK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NOK
  4. RIMM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RIMM
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RIMM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RIMM
  6. MCP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCP
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCP
  8. TC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TC
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TC
  10. ACI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACI
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACI
  12. CCO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CCO
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CCO
  14. WBMD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WBMD
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBMD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WBMD
  16. ANR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANR
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANR
  18. NIHD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  20. SVU: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SVU
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SVU stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SVU
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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