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3 Chemicals Stocks to Sell Now

KOP, CGA, BCPC slump in weekly rankings


This week, the ratings of three Chemicals stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Koppers Holdings manufactures carbon compounds and wood treatments. Shares of the stock are down 3.1% from a month ago. To get an in-depth look at KOP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KOP stock.

This week, China Green Agriculture (NYSE:CGA) drops from a C to a D rating. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CGA stock.

This is a rough week for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. 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 15.7% over the past month, worse than the 6.9% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of BCPC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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