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10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — NG CLF RBY and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks failing marks

   

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq rose 10.9%, the Dow is up 13.2%, and the S&P has risen 12.1%.

Shares of NovaGold Resources (AMEX:NG) have slipped 55.6% since January 1. NovaGold Resources explores and develops mineral properties in North America. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 37.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NG stock.

Shares of Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF) have slumped 55.6% since January 1. Cliffs Natural Resources is an international mining and natural resources company. As of July 11, 2013, 31.7% of outstanding Cliffs Natural Resources shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLF stock.

Since the first of the year, Rubicon Minerals (AMEX:RBY) has dipped 56%. Rubicon Minerals explores for gold deposits in the Red Lake gold camp of Canada, as well as Nevada and Alaska. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RBY stock.

Since the first of the year, Harmony Gold Mining (NYSE:HMY) has dipped 56.6%. Harmony Gold Mining is a mining company which produces gold from its operations in the district of Virginia, Orange Free State. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMY stock.

Shares of Mechel (NYSE:MTL) have slumped 57.6% since the first of the year. Mechel is a Russian metals and mining company, uniting producers of steel, rolled products, hardware, coal, iron ore concentrate, and nickel. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTL stock.

The price of Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) is down 58% since the first of the year. Gold Fields is engaged in the mining, exploration, extraction, processing, and smelting of gold. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GFI stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX) is down 58.7%. Barrick Gold makes and sells gold, and is involved with related activities such as exploration and mine development. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABX stock.

Share prices of Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK) are down 61.5% since the first of the year. Endeavor Silver is a small-cap silver mining company focused on the growth of its silver production, reserves and resources in Mexico. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXK stock.

The price of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG) has fallen 64.3% since the first of the year. Iamgold is involved in the exploration for, and development and production of mineral resource properties throughout the world. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IAG stock.

Since the first of the year, Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE:WLT) has tumbled 69.9%. Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. As of July 11, 2013, 13.3% of outstanding Walter Energy Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT 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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