This week, the ratings of three Chemicals stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Zoltek (NASDAQ:ZOLT) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Zoltek is an applied technology and advanced materials company. The stock price has dropped 6.9% over the past month, worse than the 2.1% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. As of Sept. 28, 2012, 17.8% of outstanding Zoltek shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ZOLT stock.
The rating of China Green Agriculture (NYSE:CGA) slips from a C to a D. China Green Agriculture engages in the research, development, production, and sale of various types of fertilizers and agricultural products in the Peoples Republic of China. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 12.1% over the past month. For a full analysis of CGA stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Tredegar (NYSE:TG) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Tredegar manufactures plastic films, elastics and laminate materials, mainly for personal and household care products and packaging and surface protection applications, through its subsidiaries. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at TG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TG 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.