11 Metals and Mining Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | December 10, 2012 9:00 am

The ratings of 11 Metals and Mining stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Allied Nevada Gold’s (AMEX:ANV[2]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Allied Nevada Gold engages in the evaluation, acquisition, exploration, and advancement of gold exploration and development projects. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise, ANV also gets an F. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 56.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANV stock[3].

Midway Gold Corp. (AMEX:MDW[4]) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Midway Gold explores and develops mineral resource properties. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow. For a full analysis of MDW stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

This is a rough week for General Moly (AMEX:GMO[6]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. General Moly develops, explores, and mines molybdenum minerals in the United States. The stock also gets an F in Equity. To get an in-depth look at GMO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GMO stock[7].

International Tower Hill Mines (AMEX:THM[8]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. International Tower Hill Mines acquires, explores, and evaluates mineral properties. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of THM stock[9].

Great Panther Silver (AMEX:GPL[10]) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. Great Panther Silver explores for and produces silver. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise, and Margin Growth. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 72.40. To get an in-depth look at GPL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPL stock[11].

The rating of Randgold Resources (NASDAQ:GOLD[12]) declines this week from C to a D. Randgold Resources explores for and mines gold in West and Central Africa. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. The stock price has fallen 9% over the past month, worse than the 2.8% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of GOLD stock, visit Portfolio Grader[13].

This week, Materion’s (NYSE:MTRN[14]) rating worsens to an F from the company’s D rating a week ago. Materion produces and supplies high-performance engineered materials. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at MTRN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTRN stock[15].

Pan American Silver (NASDAQ:PAAS[16]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. Pan American Silver is a silver mining company with its principal property in Peru. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Surprise. The stock price has fallen 11.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PAAS stock[17].

Slipping from a D to an F rating, Horsehead Holding (NASDAQ:ZINC[18]) takes a hit this week. Horsehead Holding produces specialty zinc and zinc-based products. For a full analysis of ZINC stock, visit Portfolio Grader[19].

Tahoe Resources Inc (NYSE:TAHO[20]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Tahoe Resources acquires, explores and develops resource properties in the Americas for the mining of precious metals, primarily silver. The stock also gets an F in Equity. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 15.5% over the past month. As of Dec. 10, 2012, 10% of outstanding Tahoe Resources Inc shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TAHO stock[21].

Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK[22]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D to an F. Endeavor Silver is a small-cap silver mining company focused on the growth of its silver production, reserves and resources in Mexico. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 30.40. For a full analysis of EXK stock, visit Portfolio Grader[23].

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[24].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. ANV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANV
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANV stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANV
  4. MDW: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MDW
  5. For a full analysis of MDW stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MDW
  6. GMO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GMO
  7. To get an in-depth look at GMO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GMO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GMO
  8. THM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=THM
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of THM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=THM
  10. GPL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GPL
  11. To get an in-depth look at GPL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GPL
  12. GOLD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GOLD
  13. For a full analysis of GOLD stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GOLD
  14. MTRN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTRN
  15. To get an in-depth look at MTRN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTRN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTRN
  16. PAAS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PAAS
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PAAS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PAAS
  18. ZINC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ZINC
  19. For a full analysis of ZINC stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ZINC
  20. TAHO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TAHO
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TAHO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TAHO
  22. EXK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  23. For a full analysis of EXK stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  24. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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