8 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now

8 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now

   

This week, 8 Chemicals stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. supplies hydrogen and helium for industrial use worldwide. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APD stock.

Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR) improves from a B to a A rating this week. Quaker Chemical Corporation produces, develops, and markets custom-formulated chemical specialty products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KWR stock.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Class A (SMG) boosts its rating from a B to a A this week. Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Class A manufactures and markets consumer-branded, non-durable products for lawn and garden care and professional horticulture. The company also gets A’s in operating margin growth, earnings surprise, and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SMG stock.

This week, Syngenta AG Sponsored ADR’s (SYT) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Syngenta AG Sponsored ADR is an agribusiness that is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing products designed to improve crop yields and food quality. The company also gets A’s in return on equity and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SYT stock.

This is a strong week for Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Koppers Holdings Inc. manufactures carbon compounds and wood treatments. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions, earnings momentum, and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KOP stock.

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to a A this week. KMG Chemicals, Inc. is engaged in the manufacture, formulation, and distribution of specialty chemicals primarily in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia. The company also gets A’s in operating margin growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMG stock.

The rating of Braskem S.A. Sponsored ADR Pfd Class A (BAK) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Braskem S.A. Sponsored ADR Pfd Class A produces and sells basic petrochemicals and thermoplastic resins in Brazil and internationally. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings surprise, return on equity, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BAK stock.

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc.’s (MBII) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. The company also gets A’s in sales growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MBII 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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