4 Chemicals Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | April 26, 2013 8:05 am

The overall ratings of four Chemicals stocks are down on Portfolio Grader[1] this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, The Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS[2]) 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOS stock[3].

Intrepid Potash (NYSE:IPI[4]) 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. To get an in-depth look at IPI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock[5].

This is a rough week for Olin Corp. (NYSE:OLN[6]). 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[7].

This week, Arabian American Development’s (NYSE:ARSD[8]) 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. The stock price has dropped 10.1% over the past month, worse than the 1.4% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at ARSD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARSD stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. MOS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MOS
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MOS
  4. IPI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IPI
  5. To get an in-depth look at IPI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IPI
  6. OLN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OLN
  7. For a full analysis of OLN stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OLN
  8. ARSD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARSD
  9. To get an in-depth look at ARSD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARSD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARSD
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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