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

by Portfolio Grader | August 8, 2013 5:00 pm

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 increased 13.2%, and the S&P is up 12.1%.

Shares of Companhia Siderurgica Naciona (NYSE:SID[2]) have slipped 47.3% since January 1. 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[3].

Since the first of the year, Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI[4]) has dipped 47.9%. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of Aug. 7, 2013, 18.4% of outstanding Arch Coal shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock[5].

The price of Rubicon Minerals (AMEX:RBY[6]) is down 48% since the first of the year. 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].

Share prices of Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX[8]) are down 50% 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[9].

Since January 1, Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK[10]) has fallen 52.6%. 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[11].

Shares of Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI[12]) have fallen 53.8% since January 1. 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].

Shares of Mechel (NYSE:MTL[14]) have slumped 54.5% since January 1. 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].

Since the first of the year, the price of IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE:IAG[16]) is down 57.1%. 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 (NYSE:HMY[18]) have sunk 57.8% 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].

Shares of Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE:WLT[20]) have dipped 70.2% since the first of the year. Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. As of Aug. 7, 2013, 13.3% of outstanding Walter Energy Inc. 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. SID: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SID
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SID stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SID
  4. ACI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACI
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACI
  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. ABX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ABX
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ABX
  10. EXK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EXK
  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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