by Portfolio Grader | January 7, 2013 11:00 am
The ratings of 10 Metals and Mining stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
International Tower Hill Mines (AMEX:THM) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). International Tower Hill Mines acquires, explores, and evaluates mineral properties. To get an in-depth look at THM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of THM stock.
Golden Star Resources (AMEX:GSS) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Golden Star Resources is a mid-tier gold mining company. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GSS stock.
This week, HudBay Minerals (NYSE:HBM) drops from C to a D rating. HudBay Minerals is a mining company that mines and produces zinc, copper, gold, and silver. The stock gets F’s in Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 254.50. For a full analysis of HBM stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Slipping from a D to an F rating, Harmony Gold Mining (NYSE:HMY) takes a hit this week. Harmony Gold Mining is a mining company which produces gold from its operations in the district of Virginia, Orange Free State. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. To get an in-depth look at HMY, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMY stock.
Pretium Resource (NYSE:PVG) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. Pretium Resources acquires, explores and develops gold and precious metals resource properties. The stock also rates an F in Cash Flow. The stock price has fallen 6.3% over the past month, worse than the 4.1% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of PVG stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Eurasian Minerals Inc (AMEX:EMXX) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Eurasian Minerals is a global gold and copper exploration company. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EMXX stock.
Tahoe Resources Inc (NYSE:TAHO) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. 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. As of Jan. 7, 2013, 11.5% of outstanding Tahoe Resources Inc shares were held short. For a full analysis of TAHO stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
This is a rough week for Paramount Gold & Silver (AMEX:PZG). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Paramount Gold & Silver explores for precious metals in Mexico. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Equity. As of Jan. 7, 2013, 11.1% of outstanding Paramount Gold & Silver shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PZG stock.
Mesabi Trust’s (NYSE:MSB) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Mesabi Trust operates as a grantor trust in the United States. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at MSB, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MSB stock.
This week, Globe Specialty Metals’ (NASDAQ:GSM) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Globe Specialty Metals produces silicon metal and silicon-based alloys, which are used in a variety of industrial and consumer products. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 40.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GSM stock.
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