10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — BRP SWHC ASPS and more

by Portfolio Grader | October 24, 2012 6:36 pm

This week, these ten stocks, all currently earning A’s (“strong buy”) on Portfolio Grader[1], have the best year-to-date performance. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq increased 15%, the Dow is up 7.3%, and the S&P has increased 12.6%.

The price of Brookfield Residential Properties (NYSE:BRP[2]) is up 118.7% since the first of the year. Brookfield Residential Properties operates as a land developer and homebuilder in North America. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BRP stock[3].

The price of Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC[4]) has seen a 119.4% boost since the first of the year. Smith & Wesson Holding provides products and services for safety, security, protection, and sport. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock[5].

Since January 1, Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ:ASPS[6]) has shot up 121.7%. Altisource Portfolio Solutions provides services related to real estate and mortgage portfolio management, asset recovery, and customer relationship management primarily in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASPS stock[7].

Since January 1, Nortek Inc. (NASDAQ:NTK[8]) has jumped 124%. Nortek is a diversified manufacturer and distributor of building products for residential, light commercial, and commercial applications. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NTK stock[9].

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX[10]) has risen 127% since the first of the year. Mellanox designs and develops semiconductor-based, high-performance interconnect products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLNX stock[11].

Since January 1, AOL Inc (NYSE:AOL[12]) has climbed 136.2%. AOL provides online content, products, and services to consumers, publishers, and advertisers worldwide. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 3.4. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOL stock[13].

Shares of Ocwen Financial (NYSE:OCN[14]) have leapt 147% since January 1. Ocwen Financial is diversified financial services holding company. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OCN stock[15].

Since January 1, the price of American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD[16]) has grown 165%. American Vanguard is a specialty chemical manufacturer that develops and markets products, such as chemicals for crops and animal protection, for agricultural and commercial uses. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVD stock[17].

Shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN[18]) have risen 186% since January 1. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals researches, develops and commercializes therapeutics to treat human disorders and conditions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of REGN stock[19].

Since the first of the year, shares of Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL[20]) have soared 222%. Lumber Liquidators retails hardwood flooring in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock[21].

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[22].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. BRP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BRP
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BRP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BRP
  4. SWHC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  6. ASPS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ASPS
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASPS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ASPS
  8. NTK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NTK
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NTK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NTK
  10. MLNX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MLNX
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLNX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MLNX
  12. AOL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AOL
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AOL
  14. OCN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OCN
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OCN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OCN
  16. AVD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AVD
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AVD
  18. REGN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=REGN
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of REGN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=REGN
  20. LL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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