10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — KWK EXK EGO and more

by Portfolio Grader | January 31, 2013 4:00 pm

10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — KWK EXK EGO and more

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader[1]. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq rose 1%, the Dow rose 3.7%, and the S&P has risen 2.7%.

Shares of Quicksilver Resources (NYSE:KWK[2]) have slumped 8.8% since January 1. Quicksilver Resources is involved in the acquisition, development, exploration, production, and sale of natural gas and crude oil. As of Jan. 31, 2013, 14.8% of outstanding Quicksilver Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KWK stock[3].

Since January 1, Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK[4]) has fallen 9%. Endeavor Silver is a small-cap silver mining company focused on the growth of its silver production, reserves and resources in Mexico. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 27.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXK stock[5].

Since the first of the year, Eldorado Gold (NYSE:EGO[6]) has dipped 9.4%. Eldorado Gold acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 25.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGO stock[7].

Since the first of the year, the price of Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR[8]) is down 9.5%. Finisar provides fiber optic subsystems and network performance test systems which enable high-speed data communications over local area network and storage area networks. As of Jan. 31, 2013, 13.1% of outstanding Finisar shares were held short. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 68.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNSR stock[9].

The price of TTM Technologies (NASDAQ:TTMI[10]) is down 10% since the first of the year. TTM manufactures complex printed circuit boards used in electronic equipment and provides backplane and sub-system assembly services for standard and specialty products in defense and commercial operations. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TTMI stock[11].

Since the first of the year, Penn West Petroleum (NYSE:PWE[12]) has dipped 11.1%. Penn West Energy Trust acquires, develops, exploits, and holds interests in petroleum and natural gas properties and assets. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 28.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PWE stock[13].

Shares of Cypress Semiconductor (NASDAQ:CY[14]) have dipped 11.6% since the first of the year. Cypress Semiconductor is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and system value. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CY stock[15].

Shares of Bill Barrett (NYSE:BBG[16]) have slumped 12.4% since the first of the year. Bill Barrett explores for and develops oil and natural gas in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. As of Jan. 31, 2013, 20.3% of outstanding Bill Barrett shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBG stock[17].

The price of Silvercorp Metals (NYSE:SVM[18]) has fallen 14% since the first of the year. Silvercorp Metals is involved with the acquisition, exploration and development of silver-related mineral properties in China. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SVM stock[19].

Shares of Molycorp (NYSE:MCP[20]) have slipped 19.2% since January 1. Molycorp produces rare earth products, including oxides, metals, alloys and magnets for a variety of applications including clean energy technologies, technology, and defense applications. As of Jan. 31, 2013, 24.3% of outstanding Molycorp shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock[21].

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[22].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. KWK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KWK
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KWK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KWK
  4. EXK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  6. EGO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EGO
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EGO
  8. FNSR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FNSR
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNSR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FNSR
  10. TTMI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TTMI
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TTMI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TTMI
  12. PWE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PWE
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PWE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PWE
  14. CY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CY
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CY
  16. BBG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BBG
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BBG
  18. SVM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SVM
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SVM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SVM
  20. MCP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCP
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCP
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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