The grades of four metals and mining stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. U.S. Silica Holdings engages in the mining, processing, and sale of commercial silica in the United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Equity and Sales Growth, SLCA also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SLCA stock.
This week, Richmont Mines (RIC) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Richmont Mines owns and operates the Francoeur, Beaufor and East Amphi mines located in Quebec, the Nugget Pond and Hammerdown mines in Newfoundland, and the Island Gold Mine in Ontario. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RIC stock.
Ternium S.A. Sponsored ADR (TX) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Ternium is a steel company that makes flat and long steel products for customers engaged in the construction, home appliances, capital goods, container, food, energy and automotive industries. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TX stock.
Synalloy Corporation (SYNL) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Synalloy engages in metals and specialty chemicals businesses in the United States and internationally. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SYNL 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.