19 Metals and Mining Stocks to Sell Now

ANV, AZC, KGN, PAL, BBL, AGI, HBM, VALE, UAMY, AKG, NGD, TX, GGB, FCX, NUE, RGLD, TRX, RIO, SSRI slump in weekly rankings

   
19 Metals and Mining Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of 19 Metals and Mining stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Allied Nevada Gold’s (AMEX:ANV) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Allied Nevada Gold engages in the evaluation, acquisition, exploration, and advancement of gold exploration and development projects. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise, ANV also gets an F. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 39.30. For a full analysis of ANV stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Augusta Resource (AMEX:AZC) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Augusta Resources engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of natural mineral resource properties in North America. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AZC stock.

This week, Keegan Resources’ (AMEX:KGN) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Unicode Decode Error. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. To get an in-depth look at KGN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KGN stock.

Slipping from a D to an F rating, North American Palladium (AMEX:PAL) takes a hit this week. North American Palladium is a mineral exploration and production company. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow. For a full analysis of PAL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL) slips from C to a D. BHP Billiton is a natural resources company that is engaged in the petroleum, aluminum, base metals, iron ore, diamonds, specialty products, stainless steel materials, manganese, metallurgical coal, and energy coal sectors. The stock gets F’s in Margin Growth and Sales Growth. The stock price has dropped 7.4% over the past month, worse than the 2.8% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at BBL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBL stock.

This week, Alamos Gold Inc. (NYSE:AGI) drops from C to a D rating. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AGI stock.

HudBay Minerals (NYSE:HBM) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. HudBay Minerals is a mining company that mines and produces zinc, copper, gold, and silver. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. For a full analysis of HBM stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Vale (NYSE:VALE) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. Vale is a Brazil-based metals and mining company that engages in the exploration, production and sale of basic metals. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Revisions. To get an in-depth look at VALE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VALE stock.

United States Antimony’s (AMEX:UAMY) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. United States Antimony refines, produces, and sells antimony products such as antimony metal, antimony oxides, and sodium antimonate. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. For a full analysis of UAMY stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of Asanko Gold Inc. (AMEX:AKG) declines this week from C to a D. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AKG stock.

This week, New Gold Inc. (AMEX:NGD) drops from a D to an F rating. New Gold acquires, explores, and develops gold properties. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Surprise and Cash Flow. As of March 11, 2013, 11.6% of outstanding New Gold Inc. shares were held short. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 41.30. For a full analysis of NGD stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

TERNIUM (NYSE:TX) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. Ternium is a steel company that makes flat and long steel products for customers engaged in the construction, home appliances, capital goods, container, food, energy and automotive industries. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Sales Growth. The stock price has fallen 11.6% over the past month. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 28.60. To get an in-depth look at TX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TX stock.

The rating of Gerdau (NYSE:GGB) declines this week from a D to an F. Gerdau S. A. is a Brazilian corporation that produces crude steel and related products. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 8.4% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GGB stock.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold’s (NYSE:FCX) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold is a copper, gold, and molybdenum mining company. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 7.2% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at FCX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FCX stock.

Nucor (NYSE:NUE) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Nucor products include carbon and alloy steel, steel joists, steel deck, cold finished steel, steel grinding balls, steel bearing products, and metal buildingsystems. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Sales Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 27.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NUE stock.

Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Royal Gold acquires and manages gold, silver, copper, lead and zinc royalties. Share prices fell 10.1% over the past month. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 41.70. For a full analysis of RGLD stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Tanzanian Royalty Exploration (AMEX:TRX) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Tanzanian Royalty Exploration acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRX stock.

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Rio Tinto is an international mining group whose business is finding, mining and processing mineral resources. The stock gets F’s in Margin Growth and Sales Growth. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 9.6% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at RIO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RIO stock.

Slipping from a D to an F rating, Silver Standard Resources (NASDAQ:SSRI) takes a hit this week. Silver Standard Resources is a silver exploration company focused on acquiring and developing silver resources on a global basis. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth. The stock price has fallen 16.4% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 25.70. For a full analysis of SSRI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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