11 “Triple F” Stocks to Sell

These stocks get failing marks in every main Portfolio Grader category

   
11 “Triple F” Stocks to Sell

This week, 11 stocks get F’s (“strong strong”) in Portfolio Grader‘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 4,231 stocks and only these 11 get failing marks in all categories to make the dreaded “Triple F” stocks list. Here they are:

Aluminum Corp. of China (NYSE:ACH) is a producer of aluminium, with operations in bauxite mining, alumina refining, primary aluminium smelting, and aluminium fabrication. It also provides ancillary products and services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACH stock.

Bill Barrett (NYSE:BBG) explores for and develops oil and natural gas in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. The price of BBG is down 9.8% since the first of the year. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 3.9% increase over the same period. As of Feb. 15, 2013, 20.3% of outstanding Bill Barrett shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBG stock.

Cypress Semiconductor (NASDAQ:CY) is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and system value. Since the first of the year, CY has dropped 8.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CY stock.

Enerplus (NYSE:ERF) 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.

Forest Oil (NYSE:FST) is involved in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas and crude oil in North American and international locations. As of Feb. 15, 2013, 18% of outstanding Forest Oil shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FST stock.

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) 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.

Legacy Reserves (NASDAQ:LGCY) 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.

ArcelorMittal SA (NY Reg Sh) (NYSE:MT) is a global steel producer that makes finished and semi-finished steel products. Shares of MT are trading 3.5% lower than at the start of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MT stock.

Navistar (NYSE:NAV) manufactures and markets medium and heavy trucks, school buses, mid-range diesel engines, and service parts. As of Feb. 15, 2013, 16.2% of outstanding Navistar shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NAV stock.

Thompson Creek Metals (NYSE:TC) is an integrated North American primary producer of molybdenum. As of Feb. 15, 2013, 10.7% of outstanding Thompson Creek Metals shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TC stock.

Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE:WLT) 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.

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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