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”).
The Mosaic Company’s (NYSE:MOS) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Mosaic produces and distributes crop nutrients to the agricultural communities located in North America and other countries. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, MOS also gets an F. For a full analysis of MOS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
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 Nov. 8, 2013, 18.1% of outstanding Intrepid Potash, Inc. shares were held short. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 28.00. To get an in-depth look at IPI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock.
Slipping from a C to a D rating, Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) takes a hit this week. Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. As of Nov. 8, 2013, 12.1% 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.