5 Stocks With Awful Earnings Growth — GNK KCG SOL CRK LPR

by Portfolio Grader | December 11, 2012 12:03 pm

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Growth, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader[1].

Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE:GNK[2]) offers shipping services. GNK also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Equity, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. Shares of the stock have declined 60.3% since January 1. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen an 11.1% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GNK stock[3].

Knight Capital Grou (NYSE:KCG[4]) provides trade execution services across multiple asset classes. KCG also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. Shares of the stock have declined 72% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KCG stock[5].

ReneSola (NYSE:SOL[6]) develops, manufactures and sells solar wafers, which are thin sheets of crystalline silicon material mainly made by slicing monocrystalline or multicrystalline ingots. SOL gets F’s in Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth as well. Since January 1, SOL has fallen 6.7%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SOL stock[7].

Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK[8]) is an independent energy company that acquires, explores, develops, and produces oil and natural gas in the United States. CRK gets F’s in Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRK stock[9].

Lone Pine Resources (NYSE:LPR[10]) is an independent oil and gas exploration, development, and production company. LPR gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LPR stock[11].

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[12].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. GNK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GNK
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GNK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GNK
  4. KCG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KCG
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KCG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KCG
  6. SOL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SOL
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SOL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SOL
  8. CRK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRK
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRK
  10. LPR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LPR
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LPR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LPR
  12. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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