This week, the ratings of four Chemicals stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOS stock.
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. As of Aug. 30, 2013, 15.7% of outstanding Intrepid Potash, Inc. shares were held short. For a full analysis of IPI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. The stock price has dropped 8.8% 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 OLN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OLN stock.
Arabian American Development Company (NYSE:ARSD) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops 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. The stock price has fallen 9% over the past month. 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.