5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week

by Portfolio Grader | January 6, 2014 6:15 pm

5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week

The personal products, leisure goods, auto parts, marine and media sectors look strong this week, according to Portfolio Grader[1].

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[2]) and Schiff Nutrition (SHF[3]) are out front with A’s. USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (USNA[4]) 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[5]), Hasbro, Inc. (HAS[6]) and Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR[7]) 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[8]), Visteon Corporation (VC[9]) and Lear Corporation (LEA[10]) 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[11]) and Navios Maritime Holdings (NM[12]) are leading the way with grades of A. Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (ULTR[13]) 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[14]), LIN Media LLC Class A (LIN[15]) and DISH Network Corporation Class A (DISH[16]) 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[1] 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[17].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. NUS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NUS
  3. SHF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SHF
  4. USNA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=USNA
  5. PII: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PII
  6. HAS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HAS
  7. RGR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RGR
  8. DW: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DW
  9. VC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VC
  10. LEA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LEA
  11. SB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SB
  12. NM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NM
  13. ULTR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ULTR
  14. TVL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TVL
  15. LIN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LIN
  16. DISH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DISH
  17. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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