10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — CPAC CNCO FCN and more

by Portfolio Grader | March 27, 2014 10:15 am

10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — CPAC CNCO FCN and more

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader[1].

Since January 1, Cementos Pacasmayo SAA Sponsored ADR (CPAC[2]) has plunged 18.9%. Cementos Pacasmayo engages in producing, manufacturing, distributing and selling cement blocks, cement bricks, concrete pre-mixed bricks and other construction materials, and its by-products in the northern part of Peru. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CPAC stock[3].

Share prices of Cencosud S.A. Sponsored ADR (CNCO[4]) are down 19.3% since the first of the year. Cencosud operates as a multi-brand retailer in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 56.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CNCO stock[5].

Shares of FTI Consulting, Inc. (FCN[6]) have dipped 20.6% since the first of the year. FTI Consulting provides corporate finance and restructuring, economic, forensic and litigation, strategic communications, and technology consulting services. As of March 27, 2014, 11.6% of outstanding FTI Consulting, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FCN stock[7].

Since the first of the year, RentACenter, Inc. (RCII[8]) has tumbled 22.4%. Rent-A-Center operates in the rent-to-own industry in the United States. As of March 27, 2014, 18% of outstanding RentACenter, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RCII stock[9].

Shares of Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE[10]) have fallen 30.8% since January 1. Clean Energy Fuels sells natural gas fueling solutions to its customers mainly in the United States and Canada. As of March 27, 2014, 18.9% of outstanding Clean Energy Fuels shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLNE stock[11].

Shares of UTi Worldwide (UTIW[12]) have sunk 30.8% since the first of the year. UTi Worldwide is a supply chain services and solutions company. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, up 163.5% from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UTIW stock[13].

Since the first of the year, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR[14]) has dipped 31.2%. Alpha Natural Resources produces, processes and sells steam and metallurgical coal. As of March 27, 2014, 24.1% of outstanding Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock[15].

Shares of Aeropostale, Inc. (ARO[16]) have slumped 34.1% since January 1. Aeropostale is a mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories. As of March 27, 2014, 26.5% of outstanding Aeropostale, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARO stock[17].

Since January 1, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW[18]) has fallen 37.4%. Weight Watchers is a provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of company-owned and franchise operations. As of March 27, 2014, 20.5% of outstanding Weight Watchers International, Inc. shares were held short. Shares of the stock are being traded at a very rapid pace, up 104.5% from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WTW stock[19].

Since the first of the year, the price of Walter Energy (WLT[20]) is down 48.6%. Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. As of March 27, 2014, 13.3% of outstanding Walter Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT stock[21].

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[22].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. CPAC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CPAC
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CPAC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CPAC
  4. CNCO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CNCO
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CNCO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CNCO
  6. FCN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FCN
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FCN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FCN
  8. RCII: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RCII
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RCII stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RCII
  10. CLNE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLNE
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLNE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLNE
  12. UTIW: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UTIW
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UTIW stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UTIW
  14. ANR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANR
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ANR
  16. ARO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARO
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARO
  18. WTW: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WTW
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WTW stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WTW
  20. WLT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WLT
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WLT
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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