14 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

by Portfolio Grader | December 21, 2012 8:35 pm

This week, 14 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 4,198 stocks and only these 14 get top marks in all categories to make the elite “Triple A” stocks list. Here they are:

Alon USA Energy (NYSE:ALJ[2]) is an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products operating mainly in the South Central, Southwestern and Western regions of the United States. Shares of the stock have risen 60.9% since January 1. This is better than the S&P 500, which has seen a 13% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALJ stock[3].

AOL Inc (NYSE:AOL[4]) provides online content, products, and services to consumers, publishers, and advertisers worldwide. Shares of AOL have climbed 102% since January 1. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 2.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOL stock[5].

CVR Energy (NYSE:CVI[6]) engages in refining and marketing transportation fuels in the United States. Shares of the stock have risen 151.3% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVI stock[7].

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF[8]) provides insurance services. Since the start of the year, FAF has soared 84.3%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FAF stock[9].

Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF[10]) provides title insurance and escrow and other title-related products and services arising from the real estate closing process. FNF is 43.4% higher since the beginning of the year. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 8.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNF stock[11].

For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KORS stock[12].

Lennar Corp. (NYSE:LEN[13]) constructs and sells single-family attached and detached homes, and to a lesser extent multi-level buildings as well as buys and sells residential land. Stock prices have risen 89.3% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LEN stock[14].

Liberty Media Corp. Class A (NASDAQ:LMCA[15]) owns interests in a broad range of media, communications and entertainment businesses. LMCA is up 41.5% since January 1. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 7.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LMCA stock[16].

AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (NYSE:MITT[17]) focuses on investing, acquiring, and managing a portfolio of residential mortgage assets, and other real estate-related securities and financial assets. The stock’s dividend yield is 3.2%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 3.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MITT stock[18].

Par Pharmaceutical (NYSE:PRX[19]) develops, manufactures, and distributes generic and branded pharmaceuticals in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock[20].

Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC[21]) is a real estate information, title insurance, and transaction management company. Since the start of the year, STC has increased 131.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STC stock[22].

Virgin Media (NASDAQ:VMED[23]) provides broadband Internet, television, mobile telephony and fixed line telephony services in the United Kingdom. Since January 1, VMED has risen 68.7%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMED stock[24].

Viad Corp. (NYSE:VVI[25]) provides high-quality, place-based marketing services in North America, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates, as well as travel and recreation services in the United States and Canada. The price of VVI is up 51.4% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VVI stock[26].

Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO[27]) is a digital media company that delivers personalized digital content and experiences across devices worldwide. Since January 1, YHOO has jumped 21.7%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 6.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YHOO stock[28].

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[29].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. ALJ: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ALJ
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALJ stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ALJ
  4. AOL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AOL
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AOL
  6. CVI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CVI
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CVI
  8. FAF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FAF
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FAF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FAF
  10. FNF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FNF
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FNF
  12. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KORS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KORS
  13. LEN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LEN
  14. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LEN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LEN
  15. LMCA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LMCA
  16. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LMCA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LMCA
  17. MITT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MITT
  18. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MITT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MITT
  19. PRX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRX
  20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRX
  21. STC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STC
  22. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STC
  23. VMED: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VMED
  24. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMED stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VMED
  25. VVI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VVI
  26. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VVI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VVI
  27. YHOO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=YHOO
  28. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YHOO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=YHOO
  29. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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