10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — AMD KEG TC and more

by Portfolio Grader | December 13, 2012 4:06 pm

10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — AMD KEG TC and more

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader[1]. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq is up 13.8%, the Dow increased 6.8%, and the S&P is up 11.9%.

The price of Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD[2]) has fallen 55.6% since the first of the year. Advanced Micro Devices is a global semiconductor company that provides processing solutions for the computing and graphics markets and is involved with manufacturing, research and development, and sales. As of Dec. 13, 2012, 20.4% of outstanding Advanced Micro Devices shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMD stock[3].

Shares of Key Energy Services (NYSE:KEG[4]) have slipped 56.1% since January 1. Key Energy Services provides onshore, rig-based well services, including well maintenance, workover, completion and re-completion, and plugging and abandonment. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 31.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KEG stock[5].

Since the first of the year, the price of Thompson Creek Metals (NYSE:TC[6]) is down 57.1%. Thompson Creek Metals is an integrated North American primary producer of molybdenum. As of Dec. 13, 2012, 12.7% of outstanding Thompson Creek Metals shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TC stock[7].

Since January 1, Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR[8]) has plunged 59.3%. Alpha Natural Resources produces, processes and sells steam and metallurgical coal. As of Dec. 13, 2012, 18.6% of outstanding Alpha Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock[9].

Since the first of the year, Molycorp (NYSE:MCP[10]) has tumbled 62.9%. Molycorp produces rare earth products, including oxides, metals, alloys and magnets for a variety of applications including clean energy technologies, technology, and defense applications. As of Dec. 13, 2012, 24.8% of outstanding Molycorp shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock[11].

The price of WebMD (NASDAQ:WBMD[12]) is down 63.3% since the first of the year. WebMD is a provider of health information services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and health-focused publications. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 257.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBMD stock[13].

Shares of YPF (NYSE:YPF[14]) have fallen 65.4% since January 1. YPF is an energy company operating a fully integrated oil and gas chain with market positions across the domestic upstream and downstream segments. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YPF stock[15].

Shares of Knight Capital Grou (NYSE:KCG[16]) have sunk 72% since the first of the year. Knight Capital Group provides trade execution services across multiple asset classes. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KCG stock[17].

Since the first of the year, NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD[18]) has dipped 74.6%. NII Holdings provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. As of Dec. 13, 2012, 36.7% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock[19].

Since January 1, Education Management Corp. (NASDAQ:EDMC[20]) has fallen 83.9%. Education Management is the provider of post-secondary education in North America that offers academic programs to its students through campus-based and online instruction, or through a combination of both. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EDMC stock[21].

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[22].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. AMD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AMD
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AMD
  4. KEG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KEG
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KEG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KEG
  6. TC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TC
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TC
  8. ANR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANR
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANR
  10. MCP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCP
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCP
  12. WBMD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WBMD
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WBMD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WBMD
  14. YPF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=YPF
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YPF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=YPF
  16. KCG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KCG
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KCG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KCG
  18. NIHD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  20. EDMC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EDMC
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EDMC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EDMC
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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