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

by Portfolio Grader | October 10, 2012 5:16 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 17.6%, the Dow is up 10.3%, and the S&P has risen 14.6%.

The price of Nortek Inc. (NASDAQ:NTK[2]) has seen a 116.5% boost 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[3].

Since January 1, Cabela’s (NYSE:CAB[4]) has climbed 117.1%. 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[5].

Since the first of the year, shares of Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ:ASPS[6]) have soared 116%. 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, the price of Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC[8]) has grown 131.9%. 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[9].

Since the first of the year, the price of Acadia (NASDAQ:ACHC[10]) has swelled 125.9%. Acadia provides inpatient behavioral health care services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACHC stock[11].

Shares of AOL Inc (NYSE:AOL[12]) have leapt 142.3% since January 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[13].

American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD[14]) has risen 158.6% since the first of the year. 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].

Since January 1, Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL[16]) has jumped 180.1%. Lumber Liquidators retails hardwood flooring in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock[17].

The price of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN[18]) is up 175.1% since the first of the year. 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].

Shares of Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX[20]) have risen 212.5% since January 1. 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. NTK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NTK
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NTK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NTK
  4. CAB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CAB
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CAB
  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. SWHC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  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. 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. 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. LL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  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. 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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