10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — KH NTK CAB and more

by Portfolio Grader | October 3, 2012 12:56 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 is up 19.8%, the Dow rose 10.3%, and the S&P has risen 14.9%.

Since January 1, China Kanghui (NYSE:KH[2]) has jumped 105.9%. China Kanghui produces trauma supplies including nails, plates and screws, and cranial maxillofacial plate and screw systems, and spinal products including screws, meshes, interbody cages, and fixation systems. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KH stock[3].

Since January 1, Nortek Inc. (NASDAQ:NTK[4]) has shot up 116%. 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[5].

Since January 1, the price of Cabela’s (NYSE:CAB[6]) has grown 116.4%. Cabela’s is a specialty retailer and direct marketer of outdoor merchandise, including supplies for hunting, fishing, and camping. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAB stock[7].

AOL Inc (NYSE:AOL[8]) has risen 138.4% since the first of the year. AOL provides online content, products, and services to consumers, publishers, and advertisers worldwide. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 3.4. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOL stock[9].

Since January 1, Acadia (NASDAQ:ACHC[10]) has climbed 140.7%. Acadia provides inpatient behavioral health care services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACHC stock[11].

Since the first of the year, shares of Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC[12]) have soared 149.8%. 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[13].

Shares of American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD[14]) have leapt 175.4% since January 1. 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[15].

Shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN[16]) have risen 183.3% 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[17].

Since the first of the year, the price of Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL[18]) has swelled 174.7%. Lumber Liquidators retails hardwood flooring in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock[19].

The price of Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX[20]) is up 216.6% 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[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. KH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KH
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KH
  4. NTK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NTK
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NTK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NTK
  6. CAB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CAB
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CAB
  8. AOL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AOL
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AOL
  10. ACHC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACHC
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACHC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACHC
  12. SWHC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  14. AVD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AVD
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AVD
  16. REGN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=REGN
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of REGN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=REGN
  18. LL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  20. MLNX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MLNX
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLNX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MLNX
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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