by Portfolio Grader | March 8, 2013 11:00 am
This week, the ratings of four Chemicals stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
The Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Mosaic produces and distributes crop nutrients to the agricultural communities located in North America and other countries. MOS also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOS stock.
Intrepid Potash (NYSE:IPI) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Intrepid Potash mines and markets potash for use as a fertilizer. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow. The stock price has fallen 18.2% over the past month, worse than the 2.1% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at IPI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock.
This is a rough week for Olin Corp. (NYSE:OLN). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. For a full analysis of OLN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Arabian American Development (NYSE:ARSD) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. Arabian American Development owns and operates a petrochemical facility located in southeast Texas, which specializes in high purity petrochemical solvents and other solvent type manufacturing. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARSD 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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