13 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

These stocks get top marks in every main Portfolio Grader category

   
13 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

This week, 13 stocks get A’s (“strong buy”) in Portfolio Grader‘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 4,033 stocks and only these 13 get top marks in all categories to make the elite “Triple A” stocks list. Here they are:

Alon USA Energy (NYSE:ALJ) is an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products operating mainly in the South Central, Southwestern and Western regions of the United States. Since January 1, ALJ has jumped 62.1%. This is better than the S&P 500, which has seen a 10.9% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALJ stock.

AOL Inc (NYSE:AOL) provides online content, products, and services to consumers, publishers, and advertisers worldwide. The price of AOL is up 141.7% since the first of the year. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 3.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOL stock.

CVR Energy (NYSE:CVI) engages in refining and marketing transportation fuels in the United States. CVI is up 129.9% since January 1. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVI stock.

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) provides insurance services. Since the start of the year, FAF has increased 85%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FAF stock.

Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) provides title insurance and escrow and other title-related products and services arising from the real estate closing process. FNF is 49.1% higher since the beginning of the year. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 8.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNF stock.

KKR Financial Holdings (NYSE:KFN) is a specialty finance company with expertise in a range of asset classes. Shares of the stock have risen 18.4% since January 1. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 5.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KFN stock.

Lennar Corp. (NYSE:LEN) 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 jumped 96.4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LEN stock.

LeapFrog (NYSE:LF) designs, develops and markets technology-based educational platforms with curriculum interactive software content and stand-alone products. Stock prices have risen 50% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LF stock.

Liberty Media (NASDAQ:LMCA) owns interests in a broad range of media, communications and entertainment businesses. Shares of LMCA have climbed 39.6% since January 1. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 7.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LMCA stock.

Par Pharmaceutical (NYSE:PRX) develops, manufactures, and distributes generic and branded pharmaceuticals in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock.

Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) is a real estate information, title insurance, and transaction management company. Since the start of the year, STC has soared 125.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STC stock.

Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC) provides products and services for safety, security, protection, and sport. Since January 1, SWHC has risen 122.7%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock.

Virgin Media (NASDAQ:VMED) provides broadband Internet, television, mobile telephony and fixed line telephony services in the United Kingdom. Stock prices have risen 58.9% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMED 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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