10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — ACI RBY MTL and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks failing marks

   
10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — ACI RBY MTL 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 increased 10.9%, the Dow rose 13.2%, and the S&P is up 12.1%.

Since the first of the year, the price of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) is down 46.6%. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of Oct. 24, 2013, 15.7% of outstanding Arch Coal, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock.

Since January 1, Rubicon Minerals Corporation (AMEX:RBY) has fallen 48%. 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.

Since the first of the year, Mechel OAO Sponsored ADR (NYSE:MTL) has dipped 48.5%. 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.

Since the first of the year, NovaGold Resources (AMEX:NG) has tumbled 48.9%. 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, Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO) has dipped 52%. Eldorado Gold acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 40.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGO stock.

Shares of Walter Energy (NYSE:WLT) have slipped 55.6% since January 1. Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. As of Oct. 24, 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, IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) has tumbled 57.1%. Iamgold is involved in the exploration for, and development and production of mineral resource properties throughout the world. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 29.00. 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 60.2% 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.

Shares of Gold Fields Limited Sponsored ADR (NYSE:GFI) have dipped 62.2% since the first of the year. 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.

Since January 1, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) has plunged 64.3%. J. C. Penney operates department stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. As of Oct. 24, 2013, 27.4% of outstanding J. C. Penney Company, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JCP 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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