by Portfolio Grader | February 15, 2013 11:00 am
This week, three Chemicals stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
This week, Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). Quaker Chemical produces, develops, and markets custom-formulated chemical specialty products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KWR stock.
Monsanto (NYSE:MON) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Monsanto provides agricultural products for farmers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MON stock.
Penford Corp.’s (NASDAQ:PENX) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. Penford develops, manufactures, and markets specialty carbohydrate chemicals for papermaking and specialty food ingredients. The stock price has risen 20.3% over the past month, better than the 2.2% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PENX 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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