10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — RIMM APKT ADTN and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks failing marks

   
10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — RIMM APKT ADTN 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. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq rose 14.4%, the Dow increased 7%, and the S&P has risen 12%.

Since January 1, Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) has plunged 49.5%. 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 Acme Packet (NASDAQ:APKT) have dipped 49.2% 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. 25, 12.3% of outstanding Acme Packet shares were held short. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 58.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APKT stock.

Share prices of Adtran (NASDAQ:ADTN) are down 45.7% since the first of the year. 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. 25, 19.1% of outstanding Adtran shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ADTN stock.

Since the first of the year, Navistar (NYSE:NAV) has dipped 47.7%. Navistar International manufactures and markets medium and heavy trucks, school buses, mid-range diesel engines, and service parts. As of Oct. 25, 13.4% of outstanding Navistar shares were held short. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 146.8. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NAV stock.

Since the first of the year, Molycorp (NYSE:MCP) has dipped 54.8%. 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. 25, 29.6% of outstanding Molycorp shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock.

Shares of Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR) have slumped 57.6% since January 1. Alpha Natural Resources produces, processes and sells steam and metallurgical coal. As of Oct. 25, 21.3% of outstanding Alpha Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock.

Shares of Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD) have sunk 61.5% since the first of the year. Advanced Micro Devices is a global semiconductor company that provides processing solutions for the computing and graphics markets and is involved with manufacturing, research and development, and sales. As of Oct. 25, 20.2% of outstanding Advanced Micro Devices shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMD stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of WebMD (NASDAQ:WBMD) is down 63.8%. 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 42.4. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBMD stock.

Shares of YPF (NYSE:YPF) have slipped 65.4% since January 1. YPF is an energy company operating a fully integrated oil and gas chain with market positions across the domestic upstream and downstream segments. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YPF stock.

Since January 1, NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD) has fallen 66.6%. NII Holdings provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. As of Oct. 25, 34.7% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD 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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