10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — CONN LGF VRTS and more

by Portfolio Grader | April 10, 2013 4:00 pm

10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — CONN LGF VRTS and more

This week, these ten stocks, all currently earning A’s (“strong buy”) on Portfolio Grader[1], have the best year-to-date performance. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq rose 4%, the Dow is up 9.4%, and the S&P has risen 7.3%.

Since January 1, Conn’s Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN[2]) has jumped 44.2%. Conn’s is a specialty retailer of home appliances and consumer electronics. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CONN stock[3].

Since January 1, Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF[4]) has climbed 47.8%. Lions Gate Entertainment develops, produces, and distributes filmed entertainment content. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LGF stock[5].

The price of Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS[6]) has seen a 48.6% boost since the first of the year. Virtus Investment Partners provides investment management products and services to individuals and institutions in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRTS stock[7].

Since January 1, the price of DXP Enterprises (NASDAQ:DXPE[8]) has grown 48.9%. DXP Enterprises is engaged in the business of distributing maintenance, repair and operating products, equipment and service to industrial customers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DXPE stock[9].

Shares of Santarus (NASDAQ:SNTS[10]) have leapt 50.9% since January 1. Santarus, Inc. was incorporated in California in December 1996 and reincorporated in Delaware in July 2002. It is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing proprietary products that address the needs of patients treated by gastroenterologists and other targeted physicians. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNTS stock[11].

Since the first of the year, the price of LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD[12]) has swelled 51.4%. LinkedIn operates a social networking website used for professional networking. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LNKD stock[13].

Since the first of the year, shares of H&R Block (NYSE:HRB[14]) have soared 52.2%. H&R Block provides a wide range of financial products and services through its subsidiaries. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRB stock[15].

The price of Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (NASDAQ:OMAB[16]) is up 55% since the first of the year. Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte operates international airports in the northern and central regions of Mexico. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 2.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OMAB stock[17].

Since January 1, China Biologic Products (NASDAQ:CBPO[18]) has shot up 71.2%. China Biologic Products is a biopharmaceutical company that engages in the research, development, manufacture, and sale of human plasma-based biopharmaceutical products to hospitals and inoculation centers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBPO stock[19].

Shares of Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX[20]) have risen 125% since January 1. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock[21].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[22].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. CONN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CONN
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CONN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CONN
  4. LGF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LGF
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LGF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LGF
  6. VRTS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VRTS
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRTS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VRTS
  8. DXPE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DXPE
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DXPE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DXPE
  10. SNTS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SNTS
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNTS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SNTS
  12. LNKD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LNKD
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LNKD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LNKD
  14. HRB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HRB
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HRB
  16. OMAB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OMAB
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OMAB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OMAB
  18. CBPO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CBPO
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBPO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CBPO
  20. HIMX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HIMX
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HIMX
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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