10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — RCII INFI ACI and more

Portfolio Grader gives these picks failing marks in several categories

   
10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — RCII INFI ACI 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.

Since the first of the year, RentACenter, Inc. (RCII) has tumbled 28.7%. Rent-A-Center operates in the rent-to-own industry in the United States. As of Aug. 7, 2014, 15.3% of outstanding RentACenter, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RCII stock.

Since the first of the year, Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INFI) has dipped 29%. Infinity Pharmaceuticals researches and develops cancer drugs. Trade volume is up 259.4% from the previous week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of INFI stock.

Shares of Arch Coal, Inc. (ACI) have slumped 30.2% since the first of the year. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of Aug. 7, 2014, 18% of outstanding Arch Coal, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) is down 35.2%. Weight Watchers is a provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of company-owned and franchise operations. As of Aug. 7, 2014, 21.5% of outstanding Weight Watchers International, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WTW stock.

Shares of CGG Sponsored ADR (CGG) have sunk 37.6% since the first of the year. CGG provides geophysical services and software products and manufactures geophysical equipment. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CGG stock.

Share prices of Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (RDEN) are down 42.6% since the first of the year. Elizabeth Arden manufactures, distributes, and markets prestige fragrances and related skin treatment and cosmetic products for men and women. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 126.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RDEN stock.

Shares of UTi Worldwide (UTIW) have fallen 44.8% since January 1. UTi Worldwide is a supply chain services and solutions company. As of Aug. 7, 2014, 10.4% of outstanding UTi Worldwide shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UTIW stock.

Since the first of the year, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR) has dipped 46.9%. Alpha Natural Resources produces, processes and sells steam and metallurgical coal. As of Aug. 7, 2014, 24.1% of outstanding Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. shares were held short. Shares of the stock are being traded at a very rapid pace, up 381.3% from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock.

Shares of Walter Energy (WLT) have slipped 61.5% since January 1. Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. As of Aug. 7, 2014, 12.6% of outstanding Walter Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT stock.

Shares of Aeropostale, Inc. (ARO) have slumped 62.4% since January 1. Aeropostale is a mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories. As of Aug. 7, 2014, 30.9% of outstanding Aeropostale, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARO 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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