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6 Chemicals Stocks to Sell Now

CGA, OLN, POT, ROC, BCPC, KOP slump in weekly rankings


For the current week, the overall ratings of six Chemicals stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, China Green Agriculture (NYSE:CGA) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). China Green Agriculture engages in the research, development, production, and sale of various types of fertilizers and agricultural products in the People’s Republic of China. Since last month, shares of the company have declined 5.7%. This is worse than the S&P 500’s 0.3% decline for the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CGA stock.

Olin Corp. (NYSE:OLN) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. The price of OLN has declined 1.9% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at OLN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OLN stock.

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns a F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan produces potash, phosphate, and nitrogen to the agricultural and industrial industries worldwide. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. Over the last month, the stock price has dropped 5.2%. For a full analysis of POT stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Rockwood Holdings (NYSE:ROC) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Rockwood Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in September 2000. It is a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of value-added specialty chemicals and advanced materials used for industrial and commercial purposes. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at ROC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ROC stock.

The rating of Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) declines this week from a C to a D. Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets of specialty ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries. The stock price has dropped 3.6% over the past month. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 27.20. For a full analysis of BCPC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. Koppers Holdings manufactures carbon compounds and wood treatments. Shares of KOP have fallen 3.2% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KOP 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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