by Portfolio Grader | March 1, 2013 3:04 pm
The ratings of four Chemicals stocks are down this week, 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. MOS also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth. The stock price has dropped 5.1% over the past month, worse than the 0.8% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of MOS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Intrepid Potash’s (NYSE:IPI) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Intrepid Potash mines and markets potash for use as a fertilizer. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 15.9% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at IPI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock.
Olin Corp. (NYSE:OLN) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OLN stock.
The rating of Arabian American Development (NYSE:ARSD) slips 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. Share prices fell 6.7% over the past month. For a full analysis of ARSD stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
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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