8 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

by Portfolio Grader | May 24, 2013 1:00 pm

This week, eight stocks get A’s (“strong buy”) in Portfolio Grader[1]‘s three main grading categories, Total Grade, Overall Fundamental Grade, and Quantitative Grade.

These are the best of the best in the entire Portfolio Grader database. This week, there are 4,213 stocks and only these eight get top marks in all categories to make the elite “Triple A” stocks list. Here they are:

AMN Healthcare (NYSE:AHS[2]) recruits nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals for temporary or permanent positions in healthcare facilities in the United States. Since January 1, AHS has jumped 25.7%. This is better than the S&P 500, which has seen a 12.9% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AHS stock[3].

Alon USA Energy (NYSE:ALJ[4]) is an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products operating mainly in the South Central, Southwestern and Western regions of the United States. Since the start of the year, ALJ has increased 11.4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALJ stock[5].

Geospace Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:GEOS[6]) designs and manufactures instruments and equipment used in the acquisition and processing of seismic data; and characterization and monitoring of producing oil and gas reservoirs. The price of GEOS is up 0.8% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEOS stock[7].

Liberty Media Corp. Class A (NASDAQ:LMCA[8]) owns interests in a broad range of media, communications and entertainment businesses. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LMCA stock[9].

AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (NYSE:MITT[10]) focuses on investing, acquiring, and managing a portfolio of residential mortgage assets, and other real estate-related securities and financial assets. Since January 1, MITT has risen 9.8%. The stock has a dividend yield of 3.2%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 3.70. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MITT stock[11].

For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NSM stock[12].

Par Pharmaceutical (NYSE:PRX[13]) develops, manufactures, and distributes generic and branded pharmaceuticals in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock[14].

Winnebago Industries (NYSE:WGO[15]) is a manufacturer of motor homes, which are self-contained recreation vehicles used mainly in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. Stock prices have risen 22% since the first of the year. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 8.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WGO stock[16].

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[17].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. AHS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AHS
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AHS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AHS
  4. ALJ: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ALJ
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALJ stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ALJ
  6. GEOS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEOS
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEOS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEOS
  8. LMCA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LMCA
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LMCA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LMCA
  10. MITT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MITT
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MITT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MITT
  12. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NSM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NSM
  13. PRX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRX
  14. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PRX
  15. WGO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WGO
  16. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WGO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WGO
  17. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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