4 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 30, 2012 2:08 pm

The grades of four Chemicals stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

A. Schulman (NASDAQ:SHLM[2]) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. A. Schulman sells plastic resins and compounds, which are used as raw materials by its customers. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth and Margin Growth, SHLM also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SHLM stock[3].

PolyOne Corp. (NYSE:POL[4]) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Polyone is an international polymer services company with operations in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of POL stock[5].

Stepan Co. (NYSE:SCL[6]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Stepan Company produces specialty and intermediate chemicals that are sold to other manufacturers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SCL stock[7].

KMG Chemicals (NYSE:KMG[8]) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMG stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. SHLM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SHLM
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SHLM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SHLM
  4. POL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=POL
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of POL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=POL
  6. SCL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SCL
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SCL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SCL
  8. KMG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KMG
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KMG
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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