16 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

These stocks get top marks in every main Portfolio Grader category

   
16 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

This week, 16 stocks get A’s (“strong buy”) in Portfolio Grader‘s three main grading categories, Total Grade, Overall Fundamental Grade, and Quantitative Grade.

These are the best of the best in the entire Portfolio Grader database. This week, there are 4,250 stocks and only these 16 get top marks in all categories to make the elite “Triple A” stocks list. Here they are:

Arch Capital Group (NASDAQ:ACGL) writes insurance and reinsurance on a worldwide basis. Since the start of the year, ACGL has increased 10.8%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 8.5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACGL stock.

Aspen Insurance Holdings (NYSE:AHL) provides insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. Since January 1, AHL has jumped 15.4%. This is better than the S&P 500, which has seen a 15.1% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AHL stock.

Air Methods (NASDAQ:AIRM) provides air medical emergency transport services and systems in the United States. The price of AIRM is up 41.9% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AIRM stock.

magicJack (NASDAQ:CALL) provides voice over Internet protocol services over various platforms. CALL is up 77.7% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CALL stock.

Calumet Specialty Products (NASDAQ:CLMT) produces hydrocarbon products in North America. Shares of the stock have risen 54.6% since January 1. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.4%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLMT stock.

Cray (NASDAQ:CRAY) designs, develops, manufactures, markets and services high performance computing systems, commonly known as supercomputers. Since January 1, CRAY has risen 100.5%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 2.8. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRAY stock.

Cooper Tire & Rubber (NYSE:CTB) produces and markets tires for passenger vehicles, light trucks, medium trucks, motorsports, and motorcycles that are sold in the replacement tire market. CTB is 38.8% higher since the beginning of the year. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 4.1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CTB stock.

D.R. Horton (NYSE:DHI) builds and sells homes in the United States, as well as provides mortgage financing and title agency services to homebuyers. Shares of DHI have climbed 66.1% since January 1. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 8.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DHI stock.

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) provides insurance services. Stock prices have risen 71.7% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FAF stock.

Giant Interactive (NYSE:GA) develops and operates online games in the People’s Republic of China. Since January 1, GA has jumped 22.6%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 7.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GA stock.

Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) retails hardwood flooring in the United States. Since the start of the year, LL has soared 186.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock.

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) provides full service solutions to market and sell surplus assets and wholesale goods. Stock prices have risen 35.5% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LQDT stock.

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX) designs and develops semiconductor-based, high-performance interconnect products. MLNX is up 219.3% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLNX stock.

Par Pharmaceutical (NYSE:PRX) develops, manufactures, and distributes generic and branded pharmaceuticals in the United States. Shares of PRX have climbed 52.6% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock.

Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC) provides products and services for safety, security, protection, and sport. Since the start of the year, SWHC has increased 147.5%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC 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.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2012/09/16-triple-a-stocks-to-buy-acgl-ahl-airm/.

©2014 InvestorPlace Media, LLC

Comments are currently unavailable. Please check back soon.