by Portfolio Grader | April 19, 2013 9:00 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”).
The Mosaic Co.’s (NYSE:MOS) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. 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. To get an in-depth look at MOS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOS stock.
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. The stock price has fallen 9.5% over the past month, worse than the 1.1% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock.
Olin Corp.’s (NYSE:OLN) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last 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.
This week, Arabian American Development’s (NYSE:ARSD) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. 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. To get an in-depth look at ARSD, 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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