by Portfolio Grader | October 1, 2012 10:03 am
The overall ratings of five Metals and Mining stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Silvercorp Metals (NYSE:SVM) earns a F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Silvercorp Metals is involved with the acquisition, exploration and development of silver-related mineral properties in China. The stock also earns F’s in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at SVM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SVM stock.
Haynes International (NASDAQ:HAYN) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Haynes International develops, manufactures, and markets high performance alloys, primarily for use in the aerospace and chemical processing industries. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HAYN stock.
This week, Universal Stainless & Alloy Products (NASDAQ:USAP) drops from a C to a D rating. Universal Stainless & Alloy Products manufactures and markets semi-finished and finished specialty steel products, including stainless steel, tool steel, and certain other alloyed steels. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at USAP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of USAP stock.
Slipping from a D to a F rating, Olympic Steel (NASDAQ:ZEUS) takes a hit this week. Olympic Steel processes and distributes flat-rolled carbon, stainless steel, and tubular steel products. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. For a full analysis of ZEUS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Eldorado Gold (NYSE:EGO) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to a F rating. Eldorado Gold acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 28.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGO stock.
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