10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — EXK ABX EGO and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks failing marks

   
10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — EXK ABX EGO and more

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader. Since the beginning of the year, the Nasdaq is up 10.9%, the Dow increased 13.2%, and the S&P is up 12.1%.

The price of Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK) is down 42.3% since the first of the year. Endeavor Silver is a small-cap silver mining company focused on the growth of its silver production, reserves and resources in Mexico. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXK stock.

Since the first of the year, Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) has dipped 44.3%. Barrick Gold makes and sells gold, and is involved with related activities such as exploration and mine development. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABX stock.

Shares of Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO) have slumped 45.7% since the first of the year. Eldorado Gold acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 29.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGO stock.

Since January 1, NovaGold Resources (AMEX:NG) has plunged 46.7%. NovaGold Resources explores and develops mineral properties in North America. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NG stock.

Since the first of the year, Mechel OAO Sponsored ADR (NYSE:MTL) has tumbled 47%. Mechel is a Russian metals and mining company, uniting producers of steel, rolled products, hardware, coal, iron ore concentrate, and nickel. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTL stock.

The price of Rubicon Minerals Corporation (AMEX:RBY) has fallen 48% since the first of the year. Rubicon Minerals explores for gold deposits in the Red Lake gold camp of Canada, as well as Nevada and Alaska. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RBY stock.

Shares of IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) have slumped 54.5% since January 1. Iamgold is involved in the exploration for, and development and production of mineral resource properties throughout the world. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IAG stock.

Shares of Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR (NYSE:HMY) have sunk 56.6% since the first of the year. Harmony Gold Mining is a mining company which produces gold from its operations in the district of Virginia, Orange Free State. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMY stock.

Share prices of Walter Energy (NYSE:WLT) are down 59.6% since the first of the year. Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. As of Sept. 26, 2013, 13.3% of outstanding Walter Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of Gold Fields Limited Sponsored ADR (NYSE:GFI) is down 60.5%. Gold Fields is engaged in the mining, exploration, extraction, processing, and smelting of gold. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GFI 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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