5 Stocks With Crummy Earnings Growth — JRCC BSX SOL LPR FOE

by Portfolio Grader | November 6, 2012 3:00 pm

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Growth, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader[1].

James River Coal (NASDAQ:JRCC[2]) is engaged in mining, processing, and selling bituminous, steam-, and industrial-grade coal. JRCC also gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. The price of JRCC is down 34.8% since the first of the year. This is worse than the Nasdaq, which has seen a 15.2% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JRCC stock[3].

Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX[4]) is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices that are used in a range of interventional medical specialties. BSX gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. Since January 1, BSX has fallen 1.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BSX stock[5].

ReneSola (NYSE:SOL[6]) develops, manufactures and sells solar wafers, which are thin sheets of crystalline silicon material mainly made by slicing monocrystalline or multicrystalline ingots. SOL also gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth. Shares of the stock have declined 15% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SOL stock[7].

Lone Pine Resources (NYSE:LPR[8]) is an independent oil and gas exploration, development, and production company. LPR gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LPR stock[9].

Ferro Corp. (NYSE:FOE[10]) sells, distributes, markets, and trades propane and other natural gas liquids. FOE also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. The price of FOE is down 46.4% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FOE stock[11].

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[12].

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

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