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10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — HMY SVM EXK and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks failing marks

   

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq rose 3.5%, the Dow rose 6.6%, and the S&P has risen 5.4%.

Since the first of the year, the price of Harmony Gold Mining (NYSE:HMY) is down 26.5%. Harmony Gold Mining is a mining company which produces gold from its operations in the district of Virginia, Orange Free State. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMY stock.

Shares of Silvercorp Metals (NYSE:SVM) have slipped 28% since January 1. Silvercorp Metals is involved with the acquisition, exploration and development of silver-related mineral properties in China. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SVM stock.

Since the first of the year, Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK) has dipped 28.2%. Endeavor Silver is a small-cap silver mining company focused on the growth of its silver production, reserves and resources in Mexico. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 26.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXK stock.

Share prices of Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF) are down 28.5% since the first of the year. Cliffs Natural Resources is an international mining and natural resources company. As of March 7, 2013, 18.7% of outstanding Cliffs Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLF stock.

Shares of Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) have fallen 31.1% since January 1. Gold Fields is engaged in the mining, exploration, extraction, processing, and smelting of gold. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GFI stock.

The price of NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD) has fallen 32.4% since the first of the year. NII Holdings provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. As of March 7, 2013, 34.3% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock.

Since January 1, Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) has plunged 32.9%. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of March 7, 2013, 12.9% of outstanding Arch Coal shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock.

Since January 1, VeriFone Systems (NYSE:PAY) has fallen 33%. VeriFone is engaged in the design, marketing, and service of transaction automation systems that enable secure electronic payments among consumers, merchants, and financial institutions. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 32.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PAY stock.

Shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) have dipped 41.1% since the first of the year. Iamgold is involved in the exploration for, and development and production of mineral resource properties throughout the world. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IAG stock.

Since the first of the year, Molycorp (NYSE:MCP) has tumbled 41.4%. Molycorp produces rare earth products, including oxides, metals, alloys and magnets for a variety of applications including clean energy technologies, technology, and defense applications. As of March 7, 2013, 16.1% of outstanding Molycorp shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCP 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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