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

Portfolio Grader gives these picks failing marks

   

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 rose 10.9%, the Dow is up 13.2%, and the S&P has risen 12.1%.

Shares of Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK) have sunk 47.4% 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.

Share prices of Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO) are down 49.6% since the first of the year. Eldorado Gold acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 41.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGO stock.

The price of NovaGold Resources (AMEX:NG) is down 51.1% since the first of the year. NovaGold Resources explores and develops mineral properties in North America. Trade volume is up 180.1% from the previous week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NG stock.

Shares of Mechel OAO Sponsored ADR (NYSE:MTL) have dipped 51.5% since the first of the year. 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.

Shares of Rubicon Minerals Corporation (AMEX:RBY) have slipped 52% since January 1. 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 Walter Energy (NYSE:WLT) have slumped 56.4% since January 1. Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. As of Oct. 9, 2013, 13.3% of outstanding Walter Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT stock.

Since January 1, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) has plunged 59.7%. J. C. Penney operates department stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. As of Oct. 9, 2013, 32.5% of outstanding J. C. Penney Company, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JCP stock.

Shares of IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) have slumped 59.8% since the first of the year. 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 26.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IAG stock.

Shares of Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR (NYSE:HMY) have fallen 60.2% since January 1. 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.

The price of Gold Fields Limited Sponsored ADR (NYSE:GFI) has fallen 63% 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.

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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