by Portfolio Grader | September 24, 2012 9:29 am
The grades of five Metals and Mining stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.
Comstock Mining (AMEX:LODE) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Comstock Mining is a gold and silver mining company with contiguous property in the Comstock and Silver City mining districts. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, LODE also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LODE stock.
Randgold Resources (NASDAQ:GOLD) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Randgold Resources explores for and mines gold in West and Central Africa. Shares of GOLD have increased 23.2% over the past month, better than the 4.1% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GOLD stock.
This week, Royal Gold‘s (NASDAQ:RGLD) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Royal Gold acquires and manages gold, silver, copper, lead and zinc royalties. Investors have pushed the stock price up 15% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RGLD stock.
SunCoke Energy Inc. (NYSE:SXC) improves from a C to a B rating this week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SXC stock.
Primero Mining Corp. (NYSE:PPP) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Primero Mining Corp. is a Canadian-based precious metals producer and owns San Dimas goldsilver mine in Mexico. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 16.6% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 4.6. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PPP 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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