9 “Triple F” Stocks to Sell

This week, nine stocks get F’s (“strong strong”) in Portfolio Grader‘s three main grading categories, Total Grade, Overall Fundamental Grade, and Quantitative Grade.

These are the worst of the worst in the entire Portfolio Grader database. This week, there are 4,152 stocks and only these nine get failing marks in all categories to make the dreaded “Triple F” stocks list. Here they are:

Aixtron (NASDAQ:AIXG) provides deposition equipment, such as that used in lighting, fiber optic communication systems, and mobile telephone applications, to the semiconductor industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AIXG stock.

Aeroflex (NYSE:ARX) engages in the design, engineering, manufacture, and sale of microelectronic products, and test and measurement equipment. The price of ARX is down 42.9% since the first of the year. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 8.5% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARX stock.

Braskem (NYSE:BAK) produces and sells basic petrochemicals and thermoplastic resins in Brazil and internationally. The price of BAK is down 12.6% since January 1. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 53.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BAK stock.

Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) is a global financial services company that operates through private banking, investment banking, and asset management. Shares of CS have slipped 31% since the start of the year. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 41.3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CS stock.

Fibria Celulose (NYSE:FBR) produces and exports wood-free printing, writing, and specialty papers. Shares of FBR are down 4.8% since the beginning of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FBR stock.

Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC) is involved in the exploration, development, and production of gold in countries located around the world. The price of KGC is 34.5% lower than at the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KGC stock.

NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD) provides mobile communications for business customers in Latin America. Since January 1, NIHD has slumped 67.4%. As of Aug. 3, 19.3% of outstanding NII Holdings shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NIHD stock.

Panasonic (NYSE:PC) produces home appliances, audio & video, computer peripherals, telecommunications, industrial equipment, and electronic parts. The price of PC has slipped 12.9% since the start of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PC stock.

Taseko Mines (AMEX:TGB) explores for and mines copper and molybdenum. Since January 1, TGB has declined 9.2%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 42.4. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TGB 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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