5 Stocks With Crummy Analyst Earnings Revisions — VRTX PSEM ATLS UEC NAV

by Portfolio Grader | February 15, 2013 6:00 pm

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Analyst Earnings Revisions, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader[1].

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX[2]) is engaged in the business of discovering, developing and commercializing small molecule drugs for the treatment of serious diseases. VRTX gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Sales Growth as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRTX stock[3].

Pericom Semiconductor (NASDAQ:PSEM[4]) designs, develops, and markets interface integrated circuits for the transfer, routing, and timing of high-speed digital and analog signals. PSEM also gets an F in Operating Margin Growth. Shares of the stock have declined 14.6% since January 1. This is worse than the Nasdaq, which has seen a 2.4% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PSEM stock[5].

Atlas Energy (NYSE:ATLS[6]) engages in the development and production of natural gas and oil in the Appalachian basin, Illinois basin, and the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. ATLS also gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATLS stock[7].

Uranium Energy (AMEX:UEC[8]) is an exploration-stage company that explores and develops mineral properties in the United States and Paraguay. UEC also gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UEC stock[9].

Navistar (NYSE:NAV[10]) manufactures and markets medium and heavy trucks, school buses, mid-range diesel engines, and service parts. NAV gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NAV stock[11].

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[12].

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

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