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10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — APKT RIMM ACI 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 is up 14.2%, the Dow is up 7.2%, and the S&P is up 12.3%.

Shares of Acme Packet (NASDAQ:APKT) have slumped 46.3% since January 1. Acme Packet offers session border controllers that allow service providers to deliver secure interactive communications across IP network borders. As of Nov. 1, 12.6% of outstanding Acme Packet shares were held short. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 62.7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APKT stock.

Shares of Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) have dipped 45.3% since the first of the year. 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.

Since January 1, Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) has plunged 45.1%. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of Nov. 1, 23.8% of outstanding Arch Coal shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock.

The price of Molycorp (NYSE:MCP) is down 56.6% since the first of the year. 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 Nov. 1, 29.6% of outstanding Molycorp shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock.

Shares of WebMD (NASDAQ:WBMD) have slumped 60.1% 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 48.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBMD stock.

Since January 1, Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO) has fallen 46.9%. Clear Channel Outdoor owns and operates advertising display faces primarily in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, and Europe. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCO stock.

The price of NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD) has fallen 62.5% since the first of the year. NII Holdings provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. As of Nov. 1, 34.7% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock.

Shares of Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR) have slipped 58% since January 1. Alpha Natural Resources produces, processes and sells steam and metallurgical coal. As of Nov. 1, 21.3% of outstanding Alpha Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU) is down 61.7%. SUPERVALU operates as a grocery retailer that also provides supply chain services, mainly wholesale distribution. As of Nov. 1, 41.5% of outstanding SUPERVALU Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SVU stock.

Since the first of the year, Education Management Corp. (NASDAQ:EDMC) has dipped 88.7%. Education Management is the provider of post-secondary education in North America that offers academic programs to its students through campus-based and online instruction, or through a combination of both. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EDMC 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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