For the current week, the overall ratings of four chemicals stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Graderdatabase. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
The Mosaic Company’s (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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOS stock.
Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of 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. 29, 2013, 17.2% of outstanding Intrepid Potash, Inc. shares were held short. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 27.30. 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 (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. 29, 2013, 18.3% of outstanding Olin Corporation shares were held short. For a full analysis of OLN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Arabian American Development Company’s (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. To get an in-depth look at ARSD, 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.