4 Chemicals Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | June 7, 2013 5:00 pm

4 Chemicals Stocks to Sell Now

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”).

The Mosaic Co.’s (NYSE:MOS[2]) 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. The stock price has dropped 6.1% over the past month, worse than the 0.6% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of MOS stock, visit Portfolio Grader[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].

Olin Corp. (NYSE:OLN[6]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. 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].

Arabian American Development (NYSE:ARSD[8]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. 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. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 9.5% over the past month. 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 a full analysis of MOS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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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