by Portfolio Grader | March 29, 2013 10:00 am
This week, the overall grades of four Chemicals stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
This week, The Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Mosaic produces and distributes crop nutrients to the agricultural communities located in North America and other countries. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, MOS also gets an F. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For a full analysis of MOS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Intrepid Potash (NYSE:IPI) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Intrepid Potash mines and markets potash for use as a fertilizer. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow. Shares of the stock have been exchanging at an usually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock.
Slipping from C to a D rating, Olin Corp. (NYSE:OLN) takes a hit this week. Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. To get an in-depth look at OLN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OLN stock.
This is a rough week for Arabian American Development (NYSE:ARSD). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. 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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