by Portfolio Grader | November 5, 2012 12:45 pm
This week, the overall grades of eight Metals and Mining stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns a F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Iamgold is involved in the exploration for, and development and production of mineral resource properties throughout the world. To get an in-depth look at IAG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IAG stock.
This week, Mountain Province Diamonds (AMEX:MDM) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Mountain Province Diamonds explores and develops diamond properties. The stock also gets an F in Equity. For a full analysis of MDM stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
This week, Alderon Iron Ore Corp (AMEX:AXX) drops from a D to a F rating. Alderon Iron Ore Corp. is a development stage company, engaged in acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties. The company focuses on developing its core asset, the Kami Property located next to mining towns of Wabush, Labrador City and Fermont in Western Labrador, Canada. The com… The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AXX stock.
Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX) earns a F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. Barrick Gold makes and sells gold, and is involved with related activities such as exploration and mine development. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. The stock price has dropped 16.2% over the past month, worse than the 3.2% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at ABX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABX stock.
Hecla Mining‘s (NYSE:HL) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Hecla Mining explores, develops, and mines precious metals, gold, and silver. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Revisions. Earnings Surprise and Sales Growth also get F’s. For a full analysis of HL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Slipping from a D to a F rating, Teck Resources (NYSE:TCK) takes a hit this week. Teck Cominco explores for and develops natural resources, witha focus on copper, metallurgical coal, zinc, gold and energy. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCK stock.
This week, International Tower Hill Mines‘s (AMEX:THM) rating worsens to a F from the company’s D rating a week ago. International Tower Hill Mines acquires, explores, and evaluates mineral properties. For a full analysis of THM stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
The rating of Taseko Mines (AMEX:TGB) declines this week from a D to a F. Taseko Mines explores for and mines copper and molybdenum. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 34.70. To get an in-depth look at TGB, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TGB 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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