14 “Triple F” Stocks to Sell

by Portfolio Grader | January 25, 2013 8:00 pm

This week, 14 stocks get F’s (“strong strong”) in Portfolio Grader[1]‘s three main grading categories, Total Grade, Overall Fundamental Grade, and Quantitative Grade.

These are the worst of the worst in the entire Portfolio Grader database. This week, there are 4,204 stocks and only these 14 get failing marks in all categories to make the dreaded “Triple F” stocks list. Here they are:

Bill Barrett (NYSE:BBG[2]) explores for and develops oil and natural gas in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. Shares of the stock have fallen 7.2% since January 1. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 2.2% increase over the same period. As of Jan. 25, 2013, 17.6% of outstanding Bill Barrett shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBG stock[3].

Enerplus (NYSE:ERF[4]) is an oil and gas exploration and production company that owns a large, diversified portfolio of income-generating crude oil and natural gas properties. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ERF stock[5].

Eagle Rock Energy (NASDAQ:EROC[6]) engages in gathering, compressing, treating, processing, transporting, marketing, and trading natural gas, as well as fractionating and transporting natural gas liquids. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EROC stock[7].

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ[8]) provides imaging and printing systems, computing systems, and information technology services for business and home. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HPQ stock[9].

International Rectifier (NYSE:IRF[10]) is engaged in the design, manufacture, and marketing of power management semiconductors. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IRF stock[11].

Knight Capital Grou (NYSE:KCG[12]) provides trade execution services across multiple asset classes. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KCG stock[13].

Legacy Reserves (NASDAQ:LGCY[14]) acquires and explores for oil and natural gas properties in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LGCY stock[15].

Momenta Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MNTA[16]) is a biotechnology company. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MNTA stock[17].

ArcelorMittal SA (NY Reg Sh) (NYSE:MT[18]) is a global steel producer that makes finished and semi-finished steel products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MT stock[19].

Navistar (NYSE:NAV[20]) manufactures and markets medium and heavy trucks, school buses, mid-range diesel engines, and service parts. As of Jan. 25, 2013, 15.7% of outstanding Navistar shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NAV stock[21].

NuSTAR Energy (NYSE:NS[22]) transports and stores crude oil and refined products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NS stock[23].

PMC-Sierra (NASDAQ:PMCS[24]) designs, develops, markets, and supports semiconductor networking solutions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PMCS stock[25].

Thompson Creek Metals (NYSE:TC[26]) is an integrated North American primary producer of molybdenum. As of Jan. 25, 2013, 10.7% of outstanding Thompson Creek Metals shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TC stock[27].

Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE:WLT[28]) is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT 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. BBG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BBG
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BBG
  4. ERF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ERF
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ERF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ERF
  6. EROC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EROC
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EROC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EROC
  8. HPQ: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HPQ
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HPQ stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HPQ
  10. IRF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IRF
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IRF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IRF
  12. KCG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KCG
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KCG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KCG
  14. LGCY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LGCY
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LGCY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LGCY
  16. MNTA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MNTA
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MNTA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MNTA
  18. MT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MT
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MT
  20. NAV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NAV
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NAV stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NAV
  22. NS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NS
  23. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NS
  24. PMCS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PMCS
  25. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PMCS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PMCS
  26. TC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TC
  27. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TC
  28. WLT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WLT
  29. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WLT
  30. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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