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

Portfolio Grader gives these picks top marks

   

This week, these ten stocks, all currently earning A’s (“strong buy”) on Portfolio Grader, have the best year-to-date performance. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq rose 7%, the Dow increased 10.6%, and the S&P has increased 9.2%.

Since the first of the year, shares of Conn’s Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN) have soared 46.5%. Conn’s is a specialty retailer of home appliances and consumer electronics. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CONN stock.

Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) has risen 53.9% 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.

Shares of H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) have risen 54.3% since January 1. 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.

Since the first of the year, the price of Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF) has swelled 54.8%. Lions Gate Entertainment develops, produces, and distributes filmed entertainment content. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LGF stock.

Since January 1, China Biologic Products (NASDAQ:CBPO) has climbed 58.3%. 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.

The price of Lin TV (NYSE:TVL) is up 59.2% since the first of the year. LIN TV operates various television stations and provides management and sales services to other stations. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TVL stock.

Since January 1, Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) has shot up 60.4%. Lumber Liquidators retails hardwood flooring in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LL stock.

The price of Santarus (NASDAQ:SNTS) has seen a 61.6% boost since the first of the year. 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.

Shares of LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) have leapt 64.6% since January 1. LinkedIn operates a social networking website used for professional networking. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LNKD stock.

Since January 1, the price of Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) has grown 120.8%. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX 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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