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

by Portfolio Grader | August 15, 2013 10:15 am

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader[1]. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq increased 10.9%, the Dow rose 13.2%, and the S&P has increased 12.1%.

Since January 1, NovaGold Resources (AMEX:NG[2]) has plunged 40%. NovaGold Resources explores and develops mineral properties in North America. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NG stock[3].

Since the first of the year, Companhia Siderurgica Nacional Sponsored ADR (NYSE:SID[4]) has tumbled 41.8%. Companhia Siderurgica Nacional produces a line of steel products, including slabs, hot- and cold-rolled, galvanized and tin mill products for the distribution, packaging, automotive, home appliance and construction industries. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SID stock[5].

Since the first of the year, Rubicon Minerals Corporation (AMEX:RBY[6]) has dipped 44%. 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[7].

Shares of Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK[8]) have sunk 46.2% 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[9].

The price of Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX[10]) has fallen 47.9% since the first of the year. 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[11].

Since the first of the year, Gold Fields Limited Sponsored ADR (NYSE:GFI[12]) has dipped 50.4%. 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[13].

Share prices of Mechel OAO Sponsored ADR (NYSE:MTL[14]) are down 51.5% 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[15].

Shares of IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG[16]) have slumped 55.4% since January 1. 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[17].

Shares of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited Sponsored ADR (NYSE:HMY[18]) have dipped 55.4% since the first of the year. 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[19].

The price of Walter Energy (NYSE:WLT[20]) is down 62% since the first of the year. Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. As of Aug. 15, 2013, 13.3% of outstanding Walter Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT 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. NG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NG
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NG
  4. SID: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SID
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SID stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SID
  6. RBY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RBY
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RBY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RBY
  8. EXK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  10. ABX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ABX
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ABX
  12. GFI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GFI
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GFI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GFI
  14. MTL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTL
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTL
  16. IAG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IAG
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IAG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IAG
  18. HMY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HMY
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HMY
  20. WLT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WLT
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WLT
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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