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10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — APKT NOK WLT and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks failing marks

   

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq rose 20.4%, the Dow is up 10.4%, and the S&P is up 15.4%.

Shares of Acme Packet (NASDAQ:APKT) have slumped 40.8% since the first of the year. Acme Packet offers session border controllers that allow service providers to deliver secure interactive communications across IP network borders. As of Oct. 4, 13% of outstanding Acme Packet shares were held short. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 67.7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APKT stock.

The price of Nokia (NYSE:NOK) has fallen 44.8% since the first of the year. Nokia makes mobile devices and offers Internet services that allow people to access music, maps, media, messaging and games. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NOK stock.

Shares of Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE:WLT) have sunk 48.3% since the first of the year. Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT stock.

Since the first of the year, Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) has dipped 44.4%. Research in Motion designs, manufactures and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RIMM stock.

Shares of Molycorp (NYSE:MCP) have fallen 56.4% since January 1. Molycorp produces rare earth products, including oxides, metals, alloys and magnets for a variety of applications including clean energy technologies, technology, and defense applications. As of Oct. 4, 25.9% of outstanding Molycorp shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock.

Since January 1, Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) has plunged 57.3%. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of Oct. 4, 24.5% of outstanding Arch Coal shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock.

Shares of WebMD (NASDAQ:WBMD) have slipped 62.9% since January 1. WebMD is a provider of health information services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and health-focused publications. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 43.6. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBMD stock.

Since January 1, NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD) has fallen 65.1%. NII Holdings provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. As of Oct. 4, 28.7% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock.

The price of Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR) is down 69.2% since the first of the year. Alpha Natural Resources produces, processes and sells steam and metallurgical coal. As of Oct. 4, 19.3% of outstanding Alpha Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock.

Shares of SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU) have slumped 72% since January 1. SUPERVALU operates as a grocery retailer that also provides supply chain services, mainly wholesale distribution. As of Oct. 4, 39.9% of outstanding SUPERVALU Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SVU 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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