10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — SVM HMY CLF and more

by Portfolio Grader | February 21, 2013 5:00 pm

10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — SVM HMY CLF 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 increased 1.7%, the Dow is up 3.8%, and the S&P is up 3.4%.

Shares of Silvercorp Metals (NYSE:SVM[2]) have fallen 18% since January 1. 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[3].

Shares of Harmony Gold Mining (NYSE:HMY[4]) have slumped 18.1% since January 1. Harmony Gold Mining is a mining company which produces gold from its operations in the district of Virginia, Orange Free State. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMY stock[5].

The price of Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF[6]) has fallen 18.4% since the first of the year. Cliffs Natural Resources is an international mining and natural resources company. As of Feb. 21, 2013, 18.7% of outstanding Cliffs Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLF stock[7].

Since the first of the year, Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI[8]) has dipped 19.2%. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of Feb. 21, 2013, 12.9% of outstanding Arch Coal shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock[9].

Shares of Bankrate (NYSE:RATE[10]) have sunk 19.5% since the first of the year. Bankrate owns and operates an Internet-based consumer banking and personal finance network. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 35.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RATE stock[11].

Since the first of the year, the price of Petrobras Petroleo Brasileiro (NYSE:PBR[12]) is down 20%. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. explores for and produces oil and natural gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PBR stock[13].

Shares of NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD[14]) have slumped 20.3% since the first of the year. NII Holdings provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. As of Feb. 21, 2013, 34.3% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock[15].

Since the first of the year, Eldorado Gold (NYSE:EGO[16]) has dipped 20.5%. Eldorado Gold acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGO stock[17].

Shares of Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK[18]) have dipped 20.5% since the first of the year. Endeavor Silver is a small-cap silver mining company focused on the growth of its silver production, reserves and resources in Mexico. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 26.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXK stock[19].

Share prices of Molycorp (NYSE:MCP[20]) are down 26.3% since the first of the year. 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 Feb. 21, 2013, 16.1% 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. SVM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SVM
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SVM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SVM
  4. HMY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HMY
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HMY
  6. CLF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLF
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLF
  8. ACI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACI
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACI
  10. RATE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RATE
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RATE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RATE
  12. PBR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PBR
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PBR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PBR
  14. NIHD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  16. EGO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EGO
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EGO
  18. EXK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  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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