9 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

by Portfolio Grader | November 2, 2012 4:41 pm

This week, 9 stocks get A’s (“strong buy”) in Portfolio Grader[1]‘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 4,160 stocks and only these 9 get top marks in all categories to make the elite “Triple A” stocks list. Here they are:

Air Methods (NASDAQ:AIRM[2]) provides air medical emergency transport services and systems in the United States. Since January 1, AIRM has jumped 27.9%. This is better than the Nasdaq, which has seen a 16% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AIRM stock[3].

Calumet Specialty Products (NASDAQ:CLMT[4]) produces hydrocarbon products in North America. Since January 1, CLMT has jumped 56.1%. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.5%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLMT stock[5].

D.R. Horton (NYSE:DHI[6]) builds and sells homes in the United States, as well as provides mortgage financing and title agency services to homebuyers. Since January 1, DHI has risen 73.2%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DHI stock[7].

Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL[8]) retails hardwood flooring in the United States. Since the start of the year, LL has increased 226.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock[9].

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT[10]) provides full service solutions to market and sell surplus assets and wholesale goods. Stock prices have risen 13.5% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LQDT stock[11].

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX[12]) designs and develops semiconductor-based, high-performance interconnect products. Shares of the stock have risen 144.3% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLNX stock[13].

Par Pharmaceutical (NYSE:PRX[14]) develops, manufactures, and distributes generic and branded pharmaceuticals in the United States. The price of PRX is up 52.9% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock[15].

Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC[16]) provides products and services for safety, security, protection, and sport. SWHC is 105% higher since the beginning of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock[17].

Taro Pharmaceutical (NYSE:TARO[18]) is engaged in developing, manufacturing, and marketing prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products, as well as active pharmaceutical ingredients in the United States, Canada and Israel. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TARO stock[19].

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[20].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. AIRM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AIRM
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AIRM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AIRM
  4. CLMT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLMT
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLMT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLMT
  6. DHI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DHI
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DHI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DHI
  8. LL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LL
  10. LQDT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LQDT
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LQDT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LQDT
  12. MLNX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MLNX
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MLNX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MLNX
  14. PRX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRX
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRX
  16. SWHC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWHC
  18. TARO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TARO
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TARO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TARO
  20. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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