The ratings of four Chemicals stocks are down this week, 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. MOS also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth. 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. 11, 2013, 18.3% of outstanding Intrepid Potash, Inc. shares were held short. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 27.80. To get an in-depth look at IPI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock.
Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. As of Oct. 11, 2013, 12.3% of outstanding Olin Corporation shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OLN stock.
The rating of Arabian American Development Company (NYSE:ARSD) declines this week from a C to a D. 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 a full analysis of ARSD stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
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.