10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — CSGP PCYC LAD and more

by Portfolio Grader | August 14, 2013 11:00 am

This week, these ten stocks, all currently earning A’s (“strong buy”) on Portfolio Grader[1], have the best year-to-date performance. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq increased, the Dow rose 13.2%, and the S&P has increased 12.1%.

Since the first of the year, shares of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP[2]) have soared 82.6%. CoStar Group provides information and analytic services to the commercial real estate industry in the United States, the United Kingdom, and France. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CSGP stock[3].

Since January 1, Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCYC[4]) has shot up 85%. Pharmacyclics is a pharmaceutical company developing products to improve upon current therapeutic approaches to cancer, atherosclerosis, and retinal disease. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PCYC stock[5].

Shares of Lithia Motors, Inc. Class A (NYSE:LAD[6]) have leapt 85.1% since January 1. Lithia Motors retail sells new and used vehicles in the western United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LAD stock[7].

Since January 1, FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT[8]) has jumped 85.9%. FleetCor Technologies is an independent global provider of specialized payment products and services to commercial fleets, major oil companies and petroleum marketers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FLT stock[9].

Since January 1, Linkedin Corporation Class A (NYSE:LNKD[10]) has climbed 104%. LinkedIn operates a social networking website used for professional networking. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LNKD stock[11].

Shares of Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF[12]) have risen 115.9% since January 1. Lions Gate Entertainment develops, produces, and distributes filmed entertainment content. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LGF stock[13].

The price of Conn’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN[14]) is up 116.2% since the first of the year. Conn’s is a specialty retailer of home appliances and consumer electronics. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CONN stock[15].

Since January 1, the price of Santarus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNTS[16]) has grown 141.1%. Santarus 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[17].

The price of Multimedia Games Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGAM[18]) has seen a 147.2% boost since the first of the year. Multimedia Games designs, manufactures and supplies stand alone and networked gaming systems. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MGAM stock[19].

Since the first of the year, the price of Himax Technologies, Inc. Sponsored ADR (NASDAQ:HIMX[20]) has swelled 179.2%. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock[21].

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[22].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. CSGP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CSGP
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CSGP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CSGP
  4. PCYC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PCYC
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PCYC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PCYC
  6. LAD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LAD
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LAD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LAD
  8. FLT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FLT
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FLT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FLT
  10. LNKD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LNKD
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LNKD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LNKD
  12. LGF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LGF
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LGF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LGF
  14. CONN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CONN
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CONN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CONN
  16. SNTS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SNTS
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNTS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SNTS
  18. MGAM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MGAM
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MGAM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MGAM
  20. HIMX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HIMX
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HIMX
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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