by Portfolio Grader | November 23, 2012 5:00 pm
The overall ratings of three Chemicals stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
LSB Industries‘ (NYSE:LXU) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. LSB manufactures and sells chemical products for the mining, agricultural, and industrial markets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise, LXU also gets F’s. The stock price has fallen 8.4% over the past month, worse than the 3% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of LXU stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Slipping from a C to a D rating, China Green Agriculture (NYSE:CGA) takes a hit this week. China Green Agriculture engages in the research, development, production, and sale of various types of fertilizers and agricultural products in the Peoples Republic of China. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CGA stock.
Braskem‘s (NYSE:BAK) rating falls this week to a F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Braskem produces and sells basic petrochemicals and thermoplastic resins in Brazil and internationally. The stock rates an F in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Equity. Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at BAK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BAK 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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