10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — DDD PPC MGAM and more

by Portfolio Grader | February 13, 2013 11:00 pm

10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — DDD PPC MGAM and more

This week, these ten stocks, all currently earning A’s (“strong buy”) on Portfolio Grader[1], have the best year-to-date performance. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq increased, the Dow increased 4.5%, and the S&P has risen 3.9%.

Shares of 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD[2]) have risen 28.9% since January 1. 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[3].

Pilgrim’s Pride (NASDAQ:PPC[4]) has risen 29.6% since the first of the year. Pilgrim’s Pride produces prepared and fresh chicken products in the United States and Mexico. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PPC stock[5].

Since the first of the year, the price of Multimedia Games (NASDAQ:MGAM[6]) has swelled 30.3%. Multimedia Games designs, manufactures and supplies stand alone and networked gaming systems. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MGAM stock[7].

The price of Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD[8]) has seen a 30.7% boost 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[9].

The price of Alon USA Energy (NYSE:ALJ[10]) is up 31% since the first of the year. Alon USA Energy is an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products operating mainly in the South Central, Southwestern and Western regions of the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALJ stock[11].

Since January 1, Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:MPC[12]) has climbed 31.1%. Marathon Petroleum Corp is a supplier of gasoline and distillates to resellers and consumers. It’s refining, marketing and transportation operations are concentrated primarily in the Midwest, Gulf Coast and Southeast regions of the U. S. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 9.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MPC stock[13].

Since January 1, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB[14]) has shot up 31.2%. H&R Block provides a wide range of financial products and services through its subsidiaries. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRB stock[15].

Since January 1, the price of Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS[16]) has grown 34.7%. Virtus Investment Partners provides investment management products and services to individuals and institutions in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRTS stock[17].

Since the first of the year, shares of Delek US Holdings (NYSE:DK[18]) have soared 42.7%. Delek US Holdings is an integrated energy company that engages in refining, marketing, supplying, and retailing petroleum products. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DK stock[19].

Since January 1, Lin TV (NYSE:TVL[20]) has jumped 59.2%. LIN TV operates various television stations and provides management and sales services to other stations. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 6.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TVL 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. DDD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DDD
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DDD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DDD
  4. PPC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PPC
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PPC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PPC
  6. MGAM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MGAM
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MGAM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MGAM
  8. WD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WD
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WD
  10. ALJ: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ALJ
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALJ stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ALJ
  12. MPC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MPC
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MPC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MPC
  14. HRB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HRB
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HRB
  16. VRTS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VRTS
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRTS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VRTS
  18. DK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DK
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DK
  20. TVL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TVL
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TVL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TVL
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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