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5 Chemicals Stocks to Sell Now

DD, CBT, PX, LXU, YONG slump in weekly rankings


For the current week, the overall ratings of five Chemicals stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

DuPont (NYSE:DD) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Dupont is involved with science and innovation across a range of disciplines, including agriculture and industrial biotechnology, chemistry, biology, materials science, and manufacturing. Shares of the company are down 0.6% from a month ago, worse than the S&P 500’s 2.7% increase for the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DD stock.

The rating of Cabot (NYSE:CBT) slips from a C to a D. Cabot is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company. Shares of CBT have remained flat over the last month. To get an in-depth look at CBT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBT stock.

Praxair (NYSE:PX) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Praxair supplies gas to industries primarily located in North and South America. For a full analysis of PX stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

LSB Industries‘s (NYSE:LXU) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. LSB manufactures and sells chemical products for the mining, agricultural, and industrial markets. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LXU stock.

This week, Yongye International (NASDAQ:YONG) drops from a C to a D rating. Yongye International engages in the research, development, manufacture, and sale of fulvic acid based crop and animal nutrient products for the agriculture and stock farming industry in the People’s Republic of China. To get an in-depth look at YONG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YONG 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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