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4 Metals and Mining Stocks to Sell Now

TCK, SLT, FCX, GSM slump in weekly rankings


The overall ratings of four Metals and Mining stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Teck Resources (NYSE:TCK) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Teck Cominco explores for and develops natural resources, witha focus on copper, metallurgical coal, zinc, gold and energy. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Sales Growth, TCK also gets an F. For a full analysis of TCK stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Sterlite Industries (NYSE:SLT) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Sterlite Industries is a non-ferrous metals and mining company with operations in India and Australia. To get an in-depth look at SLT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SLT stock.

This week, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold’s (NYSE:FCX) rating worsens to an F from the company’s D rating a week ago. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold is a copper, gold, and molybdenum mining company. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FCX stock.

Slipping from C to a D rating, Globe Specialty Metals (NASDAQ:GSM) takes a hit this week. Globe Specialty Metals produces silicon metal and silicon-based alloys, which are used in a variety of industrial and consumer products. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth the stock gets F’s. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 41.00. For a full analysis of GSM stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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