13 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

by Portfolio Grader | October 16, 2012 5:00 pm

13 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

This week, 13 stocks get A’s (“strong buy”) in Portfolio Grader[1]‘s three main grading categories, Total Grade, Overall Fundamental Grade, and Quantitative Grade.

These are the best of the best in the entire Portfolio Grader database. This week, there are 4,192 stocks and only these 14 get top marks in all categories to make the elite “Triple A” stocks list. Here they are:

Arch Capital Group (NASDAQ:ACGL[2]) writes insurance and reinsurance on a worldwide basis. Since January 1, ACGL has jumped 17.3%. This is better than the Nasdaq, which has seen a 17.6% increase over the same period. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 8.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACGL stock[3].

Aspen Insurance Holdings (NYSE:AHL[4]) provides insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. AHL is 17.9% higher since the beginning of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AHL stock[5].

Calumet Specialty Products (NASDAQ:CLMT[6]) produces hydrocarbon products in North America. The price of CLMT is up 44.2% since the first of the year. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.4%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.6. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLMT stock[7].

D.R. Horton (NYSE:DHI[8]) builds and sells homes in the United States, as well as provides mortgage financing and title agency services to homebuyers. Since the start of the year, DHI has soared 63.8%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 8.1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DHI stock[9].

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF[10]) provides insurance services. Since January 1, FAF has jumped 84.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FAF stock[11].

Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF[12]) provides title insurance and escrow and other title-related products and services arising from the real estate closing process. FNF is up 41.8% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNF stock[13].

Giant Interactive (NYSE:GA[14]) develops and operates online games in the People’s Republic of China. Since the start of the year, GA has increased 24.3%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 7.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GA stock[15].

Lennar Corp. (NYSE:LEN[16]) constructs and sells single-family attached and detached homes, and to a lesser extent multi-level buildings as well as buys and sells residential land. Since January 1, LEN has risen 88.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LEN stock[17].

Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL[18]) retails hardwood flooring in the United States. Shares of LL have climbed 183.7% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock[19].

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX[20]) designs and develops semiconductor-based, high-performance interconnect products. Shares of the stock have risen 221.1% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLNX stock[21].

Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI[22]) broadcasts its music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather channels in the United States for a subscription fee through the SIRIUS system and the XM system. Stock prices have risen 53.9% since the first of the year. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 5.1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIRI stock[23].

Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC[24]) provides products and services for safety, security, protection, and sport. Shares of SWHC have climbed 126.6% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock[25].

Taro Pharmaceutical (NYSE:TARO[26]) is engaged in developing, manufacturing, and marketing prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products, as well as active pharmaceutical ingredients in the United States, Canada and Israel. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TARO stock[27].

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[28].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. ACGL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACGL
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACGL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACGL
  4. AHL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AHL
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AHL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AHL
  6. CLMT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLMT
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLMT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLMT
  8. DHI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DHI
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DHI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DHI
  10. FAF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FAF
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FAF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FAF
  12. FNF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FNF
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FNF
  14. GA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GA
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GA
  16. LEN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LEN
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LEN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LEN
  18. LL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  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. SIRI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SIRI
  23. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIRI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SIRI
  24. SWHC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  25. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  26. TARO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TARO
  27. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TARO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TARO
  28. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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