5 Stocks With Poor Earnings Growth — KWK GNK SOL CRK LM

by Portfolio Grader | August 20, 2013 12:30 pm

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Growth, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader[1].

Quicksilver Resources (NYSE:KWK[2]) is involved in the acquisition, development, exploration, production, and sale of natural gas and crude oil. KWK gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. Shares of the stock have declined 50% since January 1. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 12.1% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KWK stock[3].

Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE:GNK[4]) offers shipping services. GNK also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GNK stock[5].

ReneSola Ltd. Sponsored ADR (NYSE:SOL[6]) develops, manufactures and sells solar wafers, which are thin sheets of crystalline silicon material mainly made by slicing monocrystalline or multicrystalline ingots. SOL also gets F’s in Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SOL stock[7].

Comstock Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CRK[8]) is an independent energy company that acquires, explores, develops, and produces oil and natural gas in the United States. CRK gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow as well. Shares of the stock have declined 3.1% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRK stock[9].

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM[10]) provides investment management and related services to institutional and individual clients, company-sponsored mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles. LM also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LM stock[11].

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[12].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. KWK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KWK
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KWK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KWK
  4. GNK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GNK
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GNK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GNK
  6. SOL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SOL
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SOL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SOL
  8. CRK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRK
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRK
  10. LM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LM
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LM
  12. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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