10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — LGF SNTS HRB and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks top marks

   
10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — LGF SNTS HRB and more

This week, these ten stocks, all currently earning A’s (“strong buy”) on Portfolio Grader, have the best year-to-date performance. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq 3.8%, the Dow is up 7.8%, and the S&P is up 5.9%.

Since January 1, Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF) has climbed 46.5%. Lions Gate Entertainment develops, produces, and distributes filmed entertainment content. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LGF stock.

Shares of Santarus (NASDAQ:SNTS) have risen 47.3% since January 1. Santarus, Inc. was incorporated in California in December 1996 and reincorporated in Delaware in July 2002. It is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing proprietary products that address the needs of patients treated by gastroenterologists and other targeted physicians. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNTS stock.

Since the first of the year, shares of H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) have soared 47.8%. H&R Block provides a wide range of financial products and services through its subsidiaries. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRB stock.

Since January 1, Pharmacyclics (NASDAQ:PCYC) has shot up 49.3%. Pharmacyclics is a pharmaceutical company developing products to improve upon current therapeutic approaches to cancer, atherosclerosis, and retinal disease. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PCYC stock.

Shares of Delek US Holdings (NYSE:DK) have leapt 49.6% since January 1. Delek US Holdings is an integrated energy company that engages in refining, marketing, supplying, and retailing petroleum products. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DK stock.

Since January 1, Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) has jumped 54.8%. Virtus Investment Partners provides investment management products and services to individuals and institutions in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRTS stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) has swelled 55.6%. LinkedIn operates a social networking website used for professional networking. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LNKD stock.

DXP Enterprises (NASDAQ:DXPE) has risen 56.1% since the first of the year. DXP Enterprises is engaged in the business of distributing maintenance, repair and operating products, equipment and service to industrial customers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DXPE stock.

The price of China Biologic Products (NASDAQ:CBPO) is up 63.5% since the first of the year. China Biologic Products is a biopharmaceutical company that engages in the research, development, manufacture, and sale of human plasma-based biopharmaceutical products to hospitals and inoculation centers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBPO stock.

Since January 1, the price of Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) has grown 75%. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX 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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