10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — ASGN HAFC CRAY and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks top marks

   
10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — ASGN HAFC CRAY and more

This week, these ten stocks, all currently earning A’s (“strong buy”) on Portfolio Grader, have the best year-to-date performance. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq rose 1%, the Dow is up 2.2%, and the S&P has increased 2.1%.

Shares of On Assignment Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) have leapt 17.2% since January 1. On Assignment places professional employees on both long- and short-term assignments through its Lab Support, Healthcare Financial Staffing, and Enviro- Staff divisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASGN stock.

Shares of Hanmi Financial (NASDAQ:HAFC) have risen 18.5% since January 1. Hanmi Financial is the holding company for Hanmi Bank. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 6.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HAFC stock.

Since January 1, the price of Cray (NASDAQ:CRAY) has grown 18.6%. Cray designs, develops, manufactures, markets and services high performance computing systems, commonly known as supercomputers. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 3.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRAY stock.

Delek US Holdings (NYSE:DK) has risen 19.5% since the first of the year. Delek US Holdings is an integrated energy company that engages in refining, marketing, supplying, and retailing petroleum products. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DK stock.

Since January 1, China Biologic Products (NASDAQ:CBPO) has climbed 23.1%. China Biologic Products is a biopharmaceutical company that engages in the research, development, manufacture, and sale of human plasma-based biopharmaceutical products to hospitals and inoculation centers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBPO stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of Lin TV (NYSE:TVL) has swelled 23.7%. LIN TV operates various television stations and provides management and sales services to other stations. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 5.70. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TVL stock.

Since January 1, Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) has jumped 25%. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock.

The price of Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) is up 25.3% since the first of the year. Walker & Dunlop is a provider of commercial real estate financial services in the United States, with a primary focus on multifamily lending. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WD stock.

Since January 1, LeapFrog (NYSE:LF) has shot up 25.6%. LeapFrog designs, develops and markets technology-based educational platforms with curriculum interactive software content and stand-alone products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LF stock.

The price of 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has seen a 26.8% boost since the first of the year. 3D Systems engages in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and servicing of 3D printers and related products, print materials, and services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DDD stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.


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