by Portfolio Grader | December 27, 2013 12:30 pm
This week, the ratings of four chemicals stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. 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. MOS also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at MOS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOS stock.
Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a 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 Dec. 27, 2013, 15.9% of outstanding Intrepid Potash, Inc. shares were held short. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 27.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock.
Olin Corporation (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 Dec. 27, 2013, 19% of outstanding Olin Corporation shares were held short. For a full analysis of OLN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
This week, Arabian American Development Company’s (ARSD) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. 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.
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