10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — TRGP ILMN XRS and more

by Portfolio Grader | August 13, 2014 10:15 am

10 Best “Strong Buy” Stocks — TRGP ILMN XRS and more

This week, these ten stocks, all currently earning A’s (“strong buy”) on Portfolio Grader[1], have the best year-to-date performance.

Since the first of the year, shares of Targa Resources (TRGP[2]) have soared 55.2%. Targa Resources provides midstream natural gas and natural gas liquid (NGL) services in the United States. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.8%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRGP stock[3].

Shares of Illumina, Inc. (ILMN[4]) have leaped 59.7% since January 1. Illumina develops, manufactures and markets integrated systems for the large-scale analysis of genetic variation and biological function. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ILMN stock[5].

TAL Education Group Unsponsored ADR Class A (XRS[6]) has risen 61.8% since the first of the year. TAL Education provides K-12 after-school tutoring services in China. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XRS stock[7].

Since the first of the year, the price of Repligen Corporation (RGEN[8]) has swelled 67.7%. Repligen is a biopharmaceutical company that develops therapeutics for radiology and neuropsychiatry. Trade volume rose notably over the past week, up 138.7%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RGEN stock[9].

The price of Shire PLC Sponsored ADR (SHPG[10]) is up 71% since the first of the year. Shire, a biopharmaceutical company, researches, develops, manufactures, sells, and distributes pharmaceutical products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SHPG stock[11].

Since January 1, the price of Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (QCOR[12]) has grown 72%. Questcor Pharmaceuticals develops and commercializes novel central nervous system-focused therapeutics that address significant unmet medical needs. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QCOR stock[13].

Since January 1, YY, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A (YY[14]) has climbed 75.2%. YY operates an online social platform in the People’’s Republic of China. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YY stock[15].

Since January 1, Texas Pacific Land (TPL[16]) has jumped 76.8%. Texas Pacific Land Trust derives revenue from all avenues of managing land, such as royalties from oil and gas and land sales. Trade volume has increased significantly over the past week, up 347.3%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TPL stock[17].

Since January 1, Green Plains Inc. (GPRE[18]) has shot up 115.4%. Green Plains Renewable Energy constructs and operates dry mill, fuel-grade ethanol production facilities. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPRE stock[19].

The price of Bitauto Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR (BITA[20]) has seen a 116.6% boost since the first of the year. Bitauto provides Internet content and marketing services for the automotive industry, primarily in the People’’s Republic of China. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BITA 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. TRGP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TRGP
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRGP stock: http://investorplace.com/stock-quotes/TRGP-stock-quote
  4. ILMN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ILMN
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ILMN stock: http://investorplace.com/stock-quotes/ILMN-stock-quote
  6. XRS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=XRS
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XRS stock: http://investorplace.com/stock-quotes/XRS-stock-quote
  8. RGEN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RGEN
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RGEN stock: http://investorplace.com/stock-quotes/RGEN-stock-quote
  10. SHPG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SHPG
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SHPG stock: http://investorplace.com/stock-quotes/SHPG-stock-quote
  12. QCOR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=QCOR
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QCOR stock: http://investorplace.com/stock-quotes/QCOR-stock-quote
  14. YY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=YY
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YY stock: http://investorplace.com/stock-quotes/YY-stock-quote
  16. TPL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TPL
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TPL stock: http://investorplace.com/stock-quotes/TPL-stock-quote
  18. GPRE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GPRE
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPRE stock: http://investorplace.com/stock-quotes/GPRE-stock-quote
  20. BITA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BITA
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BITA stock: http://investorplace.com/stock-quotes/BITA-stock-quote
  22. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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