5 Stocks With Awful Earnings Growth — TAC ACI JRCC BSX PERF

by Portfolio Grader | September 18, 2012 2:00 pm

5 Stocks With Awful Earnings Growth — TAC ACI JRCC BSX PERF

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Growth, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader[1].

TransAlta (NYSE:TAC[2]) operates as a wholesale power generator and marketer in Canada, the United States and Australia. TAC also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. Since January 1, TAC has fallen 25.7%. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 16.2% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TAC stock[3].

Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI[4]) produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. ACI gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth as well. Since January 1, ACI has fallen 47.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock[5].

James River Coal (NASDAQ:JRCC[6]) is engaged in mining, processing, and selling bituminous, steam-, and industrial-grade coal . JRCC also gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. Shares of the stock have declined 54.8% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JRCC stock[7].

Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX[8]) is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices that are used in a range of interventional medical specialties. BSX also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BSX stock[9].

Perfumania (NASDAQ:PERF[10]) retails and wholesales brand name and designer fragrances and related products. PERF gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Equity, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth as well. The price of PERF is down 29.2% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PERF stock[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[12].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. TAC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TAC
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TAC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TAC
  4. ACI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACI
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACI
  6. JRCC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JRCC
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JRCC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JRCC
  8. BSX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BSX
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BSX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BSX
  10. PERF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PERF
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PERF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PERF
  12. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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