by Portfolio Grader | August 16, 2013 9:45 am
For the current week, the overall ratings of five Chemicals stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Mosaic produces and distributes crop nutrients to the agricultural communities located in North America and other countries. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, MOS also gets an F. The stock price has dropped 19% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at MOS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOS stock.
Intrepid Potash, Inc.’s (NYSE:IPI) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Intrepid Potash mines and markets potash for use as a fertilizer. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPI stock.
This is a rough week for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. For a full analysis of OLN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
The rating of Arabian American Development Company (NYSE:ARSD) slips from a C to a D. Arabian American Development owns and operates a petrochemical facility located in southeast Texas, which specializes in high purity petrochemical solvents and other solvent type manufacturing. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at ARSD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARSD stock.
PetroLogistics LP (NYSE:PDH) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. PetroLogistics LP is a propylene producer in the United States. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 601.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PDH stock.
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