10 Worst “Strong Sell” Stocks This Week — WTW ACI DB and more

This week, these ten stocks have the worst year-to-date performance. Each of these also rates an “F” (“strong sell”) on Portfolio Grader.

Since the first of the year, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) has tumbled 27.4%. Weight Watchers is a provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of company-owned and franchise operations. As of Aug. 21, 2014, 23.5% of outstanding Weight Watchers International, Inc. shares were held short. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, up 302.9% from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WTW stock.

Shares of Arch Coal, Inc. (ACI) have fallen 27.9% since January 1. Arch Coal produces coal and sells it to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. As of Aug. 21, 2014, 16.8% of outstanding Arch Coal, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACI stock.

Since the first of the year, the price of Deutsche Bank (DB) is down 29.4%. Deutsche Bank provides investment banking products and services to individuals, corporations, and institutions worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DB stock.

Since January 1, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR) has fallen 39.1%. Alpha Natural Resources produces, processes and sells steam and metallurgical coal. As of Aug. 21, 2014, 25.7% of outstanding Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANR stock.

Shares of Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited (EXXI) have sunk 41.9% since the first of the year. Energy XXI explores for and produces oil and natural gas. As of Aug. 21, 2014, 12.7% of outstanding Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited shares were held short. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 26.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXXI stock.

Since the first of the year, Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (RDEN) has dipped 43.4%. Elizabeth Arden manufactures, distributes, and markets prestige fragrances and related skin treatment and cosmetic products for men and women. Trade volume is up 1102.7% from the previous week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RDEN stock.

Shares of UTi Worldwide (UTIW) have dipped 45.3% since the first of the year. UTi Worldwide is a supply chain services and solutions company. As of Aug. 21, 2014, 10.6% of outstanding UTi Worldwide shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UTIW stock.

Share prices of CGG Sponsored ADR (CGG) are down 45.5% since the first of the year. CGG provides geophysical services and software products and manufactures geophysical equipment. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CGG stock.

Shares of Walter Energy (WLT) have slipped 56.8% since January 1. Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. As of Aug. 21, 2014, 12.6% of outstanding Walter Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLT stock.

Since the first of the year, Aeropostale, Inc. (ARO) has dipped 62.4%. Aeropostale is a mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories. As of Aug. 21, 2014, 29.5% of outstanding Aeropostale, Inc. shares were held short. Shares of the stock are being traded at a very rapid pace, up 179.9% from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARO 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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