The overall ratings of four Metals and Mining stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Pretium Resource‘s (NYSE:PVG) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Pretium Resources acquires, explores and develops gold and precious metals resource properties. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, PVG also gets an F. Shares of the company are down 44.5% from a month ago. This is worse than the S&P 500′s 3.1% increase for the same period. To get an in-depth look at PVG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVG stock.
Barrick Gold‘s (NYSE:ABX) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Barrick Gold makes and sells gold, and is involved with related activities such as exploration and mine development. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABX stock.
Randgold Resources (NASDAQ:GOLD) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Randgold Resources explores for and mines gold in West and Central Africa. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Momentum. For a full analysis of GOLD stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
This is a rough week for POSCO (NYSE:PKX). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. POSCO produces hot rolled steel, cold rolled steel, stainless steel, and other forms of steel. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PKX 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.