by Portfolio Grader | August 23, 2013 10:00 am
The ratings of four Chemicals stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
The Mosaic Company’s (NYSE:MOS) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. 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 20.1% 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.
Intrepid Potash, Inc. (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. To get an in-depth look at IPI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock.
This week, Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) drops from a C to a D rating. 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.
The rating of Arabian American Development Company (NYSE:ARSD) slips from a C to a D. 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 a full analysis of ARSD stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
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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