4 Chemicals Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 9, 2013 2:00 pm

4 Chemicals Stocks to Sell Now

The ratings of four Chemicals stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, The Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS[2]) 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 dropped 26.3% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of MOS stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

Intrepid Potash (NYSE:IPI[4]) 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock[5].

This week, Olin Corp.’s (NYSE:OLN[6]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. To get an in-depth look at OLN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OLN stock[7].

Arabian American Development (NYSE:ARSD[8]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARSD stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. MOS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MOS
  3. For a full analysis of MOS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MOS
  4. IPI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IPI
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IPI
  6. OLN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OLN
  7. To get an in-depth look at OLN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OLN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OLN
  8. ARSD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARSD
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARSD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARSD
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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