10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — MPC TVL HRB and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks top marks

   
10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — MPC TVL 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 is up 4.2%, the Dow is up 7.7%, and the S&P has risen 6.2%.

Since the first of the year, shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:MPC) have soared 43.3%. Marathon Petroleum Corp is a supplier of gasoline and distillates to resellers and consumers. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MPC stock.

Since January 1, the price of Lin TV (NYSE:TVL) has grown 43.4%. LIN TV operates various television stations and provides management and sales services to other stations. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 6.70. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TVL stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) has swelled 46.8%. 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.

The price of DXP Enterprises (NASDAQ:DXPE) has seen a 47.5% boost 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.

Since January 1, China Biologic Products (NASDAQ:CBPO) has shot up 48.1%. 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, Delek US Holdings (NYSE:DK) has jumped 52.7%. Delek US Holdings is an integrated energy company that engages in refining, marketing, supplying, and retailing petroleum products. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DK stock.

The price of Pharmacyclics (NASDAQ:PCYC) is up 53.3% since the first of the year. 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 Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) have risen 53.4% since January 1. 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 January 1, LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) has climbed 55%. LinkedIn operates a social networking website used for professional networking. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LNKD stock.

Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) has risen 83.3% since the first of the year. 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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