10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — SVM NIHD EGO and more

by Portfolio Grader | February 28, 2013 6:00 pm

10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — SVM NIHD 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 increased 1.6%, the Dow increased 4.9%, and the S&P is up 3.7%.

Shares of Silvercorp Metals (NYSE:SVM[2]) have fallen 24% 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 NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD[4]) have sunk 24.3% since the first of the year. NII Holdings provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. As of Feb. 28, 2013, 34.3% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock[5].

Since January 1, Eldorado Gold (NYSE:EGO[6]) has fallen 24.4%. Eldorado Gold acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGO stock[7].

The price of Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI[8]) is down 24.7% since the first of the year. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of Feb. 28, 2013, 12.9% of outstanding Arch Coal shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock[9].

Since the first of the year, Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF[10]) has dipped 25.1%. Cliffs Natural Resources is an international mining and natural resources company. As of Feb. 28, 2013, 18.7% of outstanding Cliffs Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLF stock[11].

Shares of Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK[12]) have slumped 25.6% since January 1. 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[13].

Shares of Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI[14]) have dipped 26.9% since the first of the year. Gold Fields is engaged in the mining, exploration, extraction, processing, and smelting of gold. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GFI stock[15].

Since the first of the year, Molycorp (NYSE:MCP[16]) has dipped 33.3%. 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. 28, 2013, 16.1% of outstanding Molycorp shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock[17].

Since the first of the year, the price of VeriFone Systems (NYSE:PAY[18]) is down 33.7%. VeriFone is engaged in the design, marketing, and service of transaction automation systems that enable secure electronic payments among consumers, merchants, and financial institutions. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 55.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PAY stock[19].

The price of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG[20]) has fallen 33.9% since the first of the year. Iamgold is involved in the exploration for, and development and production of mineral resource properties throughout the world. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IAG 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. NIHD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NIHD
  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. 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. CLF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLF
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLF
  12. EXK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  14. GFI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GFI
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GFI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GFI
  16. MCP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCP
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCP
  18. PAY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PAY
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PAY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PAY
  20. IAG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IAG
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IAG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IAG
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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