4 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 22, 2013 12:00 pm

The grades of four Chemicals stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB[2]) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. LyondellBasell Industries produces chemicals, fuels, and polymers used for packaging, clean fuels, durable textiles, medical applications, construction materials, and automotive parts. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Equity, LYB also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LYB stock[3].

RPM International (NYSE:RPM[4]) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. RPM International manufactures, markets, and sells various specialty chemical product lines. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RPM stock[5].

This is a strong week for Flotek Industries (NYSE:FTK[6]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Flotek manufactures and markets downhole equipment and specialty chemicals. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FTK stock[7].

Chase (AMEX:CCF[8]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Chase Corporation engages in the manufacture of protective materials for various applications. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCF stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

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

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