This week, the overall grades of four Chemicals stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
This week, The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). 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.’s (NYSE:IPI) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s 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 Oct. 4, 2013, 17.5% of outstanding Intrepid Potash, Inc. shares were held short. For a full analysis of IPI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. To get an in-depth look at OLN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OLN stock.
Arabian American Development Company’s (NYSE:ARSD) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARSD 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.