15 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

by Portfolio Grader | December 28, 2012 2:00 pm

15 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

This week, 15 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 4,250 stocks and only these 16 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. Since January 1, ALJ has jumped 81.6%. This is better than the S&P 500, which has seen a 11% 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’s trailing PE Ratio is 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. Since January 1, CVI has jumped 163.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVI stock[7].

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF[8]) provides insurance services. Since January 1, FAF has risen 92.1%. 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 49.1% higher since the beginning of the year. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNF stock[11].

KKR Financial Holdings (NYSE:KFN[12]) is a specialty finance company with expertise in a range of asset classes. Since the start of the year, KFN has increased 24.1%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 5.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KFN stock[13].

US Airways (NYSE:LCC[14]) provides air transportation for passengers and cargo. Shares of the stock have risen 162.7% since January 1. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 4.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LCC stock[15].

Lennar Corp. (NYSE:LEN[16]) 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 95.4% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LEN stock[17].

Liberty Media Corp. Class A (NASDAQ:LMCA[18]) owns interests in a broad range of media, communications and entertainment businesses. Since the start of the year, LMCA has soared 47.2%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 7.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LMCA stock[19].

AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (NYSE:MITT[20]) focuses on investing, acquiring, and managing a portfolio of residential mortgage assets, and other real estate-related securities and financial assets. The current dividend yield is 3.2%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 3.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MITT stock[21].

MagnaChip Semiconductor (NYSE:MX[22]) designs, develops, and manufactures mixed-signal and digital multimedia semiconductors. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 6.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MX stock[23].

Par Pharmaceutical (NYSE:PRX[24]) develops, manufactures, and distributes generic and branded pharmaceuticals in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock[25].

Virgin Media (NASDAQ:VMED[26]) provides broadband Internet, television, mobile telephony and fixed line telephony services in the United Kingdom. The price of VMED is up 70.1% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMED stock[27].

Viad Corp. (NYSE:VVI[28]) 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. VVI is up 53.7% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VVI stock[29].

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[30].

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. KFN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KFN
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KFN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KFN
  14. LCC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LCC
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LCC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LCC
  16. LEN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LEN
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LEN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LEN
  18. LMCA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LMCA
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LMCA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LMCA
  20. MITT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MITT
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MITT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MITT
  22. MX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MX
  23. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MX
  24. PRX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRX
  25. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRX
  26. VMED: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VMED
  27. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMED stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VMED
  28. VVI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VVI
  29. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VVI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VVI
  30. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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