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5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week

media, leisure goods, auto parts, personal products and marine have most buys

   

The personal products, leisure goods, auto parts, marine and media sectors look strong this week, according to Portfolio Grader.

With 67% of the sector’s stocks (6 out of 9) rating a “buy,” the personal products sector is one of the strongest. Out of the personal products stocks, Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. Class A (NUS) and Schiff Nutrition (SHF) are out front with A’s. USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (USNA) also has a solid B. Showing the most overall growth in its sector in the last 12 months, Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. Class A is the top stock, with a 197.1% increase.

The leisure goods sector’s track record is proving one of the best with 67% of its stocks (6 out of 9) rating a “buy”. Polaris Industries (PII), Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) and Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) are all currently earning B’s. Polaris Industries is performing the best overall in the sector, with a 170.5% increase from 12 months ago.

Auto parts is thriving this week with 64% of stocks in the sector (16 out of 25) currently rating a “buy”. Drew Industries Incorporated (DW), Visteon Corporation (VC) and Lear Corporation (LEA) are paving the way for the sector with B grades. Lear Corporation is the top stock in its sector, with a 119.8% increase from 12 months ago.

Marine is excelling, with 64% of stocks in the sector (7 out of 11) rating a “buy”. Among marine stocks, Safe Bulkers, Inc. (SB) and Navios Maritime Holdings (NM) are leading the way with grades of A. Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (ULTR) also has a top grade of B. The best performer in this sector is Navios Maritime Holdings, which saw its price rise 217.9% in the last 12 months.

Media stands out with 63% of the sector’s stocks (45 out of 71) rating a “buy”. With overall grades of A, Lin TV (TVL), LIN Media LLC Class A (LIN) and DISH Network Corporation Class A (DISH) are buoying the sector. LIN Media LLC Class A beats the other stocks in its sector, with a 71.2% increase from a year ago.

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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