by Portfolio Grader | August 2, 2013 2:15 pm
The overall ratings of four Chemicals stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
This week, The Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Mosaic produces and distributes crop nutrients to the agricultural communities located in North America and other countries. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, MOS also gets an F. The stock price has fallen 23.6% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at MOS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOS stock.
Intrepid Potash (NYSE:IPI) 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. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 30.1% over the past month. For a full analysis of IPI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Olin Corp. (NYSE:OLN) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OLN stock.
This is a rough week for Arabian American Development (NYSE:ARSD). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s 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. To get an in-depth look at ARSD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARSD 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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