10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — NOK NAV ROVI and more

by Portfolio Grader | October 11, 2012 3:50 pm

10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — NOK NAV ROVI and more

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader[1]. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq increased 17.1%, the Dow rose 9.2%, and the S&P has risen 13.9%.

Since January 1, Nokia (NYSE:NOK[2]) has fallen 46.1%. 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[3].

Since the first of the year, Navistar (NYSE:NAV[4]) has dipped 41.9%. Navistar International manufactures and markets medium and heavy trucks, school buses, mid-range diesel engines, and service parts. As of Oct. 11, 12.4% of outstanding Navistar shares were held short. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 171.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NAV stock[5].

The price of Rovi Corp. (NASDAQ:ROVI[6]) is down 43.7% since the first of the year. Rovi focuses on powering the discovery and consumption of digital entertainment with integrated solutions such as program guides, media recognition technologies, and content protection technologies. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ROVI stock[7].

Since the first of the year, Adtran (NASDAQ:ADTN[8]) has tumbled 47%. Adtran designs, manufactures, markets and services network access solutions for communications networks for providers of communications services and small- and mid-sized businesses. As of Oct. 11, 15.2% of outstanding Adtran shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ADTN stock[9].

Since the first of the year, the price of Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE:WLT[10]) is down 41.9%. 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[11].

Since the first of the year, Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI[12]) has dipped 52.7%. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of Oct. 11, 21.4% of outstanding Arch Coal shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock[13].

Shares of Molycorp (NYSE:MCP[14]) have fallen 55.5% 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. 11, 28.7% of outstanding Molycorp shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock[15].

Shares of NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD[16]) have slumped 63.8% since January 1. NII Holdings provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. As of Oct. 11, 32.5% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock[17].

Shares of WebMD (NASDAQ:WBMD[18]) have sunk 61.4% since the first of the year. 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’s trailing PE Ratio is 45.3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBMD stock[19].

The price of Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR[20]) has fallen 64.2% since the first of the year. Alpha Natural Resources produces, processes and sells steam and metallurgical coal. As of Oct. 11, 23.1% of outstanding Alpha Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR 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. NOK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NOK
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NOK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NOK
  4. NAV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NAV
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NAV stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NAV
  6. ROVI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ROVI
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ROVI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ROVI
  8. ADTN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ADTN
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ADTN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ADTN
  10. WLT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WLT
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WLT
  12. ACI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACI
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACI
  14. MCP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCP
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCP
  16. NIHD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  18. WBMD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WBMD
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBMD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WBMD
  20. ANR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANR
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANR
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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