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10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — NTK ASPS ACHC and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks top marks

   

This week, these ten stocks, all currently earning A’s (“strong buy”) on Portfolio Grader, have the best year-to-date performance. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq is up 19.1%, the Dow is up 10.8%, and the S&P is up 15.7%.

Nortek Inc. (NASDAQ:NTK) has risen 125.5% since the first of the year. 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.

Shares of Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ:ASPS) have risen 134% since January 1. 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.

Since January 1, Acadia (NASDAQ:ACHC) has climbed 126.1%. Acadia provides inpatient behavioral health care services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACHC stock.

The price of Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC) has seen a 135.3% 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.

Since the first of the year, the price of AOL Inc (NYSE:AOL) has swelled 147.1%. AOL provides online content, products, and services to consumers, publishers, and advertisers worldwide. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 3.5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOL stock.

Shares of Ocwen Financial (NYSE:OCN) have leapt 151.6% since January 1. Ocwen Financial is diversified financial services holding company. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OCN stock.

Since the first of the year, shares of American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) have soared 160.8%. 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.

The price of Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) is up 190.5% since the first of the year. Lumber Liquidators retails hardwood flooring in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock.

Since January 1, the price of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN) has grown 184.9%. 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.

Since January 1, Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX) has shot up 222.8%. Mellanox designs and develops semiconductor-based, high-performance interconnect products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLNX 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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