3 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 15, 2013 11:00 am

3 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now

This week, three Chemicals stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR[2]) 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[3].

Monsanto (NYSE:MON[4]) 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[5].

Penford Corp.’s (NASDAQ:PENX[6]) 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[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. KWR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KWR
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KWR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KWR
  4. MON: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MON
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MON stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MON
  6. PENX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PENX
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PENX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PENX
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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