15 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

These stocks get top marks in every main Portfolio Grader category

This week, 15 stocks get A’s (“strong buy”) in Portfolio Grader‘s three main grading categories, Total Grade, Overall Fundamental Grade and Quantitative Grade.

These are the best of the best in the entire Portfolio Grader database. This week, there are 4,279 stocks and only these 15 get top marks in all categories to make the elite “Triple A” stocks list. Here they are:

ABIOMED, Inc. (ABMD) provides medical devices in circulatory support and it offers a continuum of care in heart recovery to acute heart failure patients. The price of ABMD is up 57.8% since the first of the year. This is better than the Nasdaq, which has remained flat. Trade volume has increased significantly over the past week, down 118%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABMD stock.

AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI) is a property and casualty insurance holding company that mainly provides insurance for small businesses and extended warranty coverages for consumer and commercial goods. The volume of trades has grown significantly in the past week, up 194.3%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AFSI stock.

Ambarella, Inc. (AMBA) develops semiconductor processing solutions for video that enable high-definition (HD) video capture, sharing, and display. Shares of AMBA have climbed 16.9% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMBA stock.

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) is a specialty finance company that invests in residential mortgage-backed securities, residential mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, and various other asset classes. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 4.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CIM stock.

Chatham Lodging (CLDT) is a self-advised hotel investment company that invests in upscale extended-stay, select-service, and full service hotels. Shares of the stock have risen 3.1% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLDT stock.

Stock prices have risen 9.4% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CMPR stock.

Electronic Arts (EA) develops, publishes, and distributes branded interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game consoles, personal computers, handheld game players, and cellular handsets. The price of EA is up 16% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EA stock.

Edwards Group Ltd. ADR (EVAC) is an industrial technology company that manufactures and sells vacuum products and abatement systems. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EVAC stock.

LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) is a real estate investment trust focusing primarily on luxury and upscale full service hotels diversified by location in convention, resort, and business oriented markets. Trade volume rose notably over the past week, up 302%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LHO stock.

Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (MIC) owns, operates, and invests in infrastructure businesses in the United States. Since the start of the year, MIC has increased 12.6%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 4.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MIC stock.

Navigators Group, Inc. (NAVG) is an international commercial property & casualty specialty insurance holding company with insurance company operations, and underwriting management companies. NAVG is up 8.9% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NAVG stock.

New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYMT) is a self-advised real estate investment trust that is engaged in the management of residential adjustable rate mortgage loans and mortgage-backed securities. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 5.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NYMT stock.

Par Pharmaceutical (PRX) develops, manufactures and distributes generic and branded pharmaceuticals in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRX stock.

Santarus, Inc. (SNTS) is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing proprietary products that address the needs of patients treated by gastroenterologists and other targeted physicians. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNTS stock.

VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI) designs, develops, markets and supports open standards-based hardware and software security systems that manage and secure access to information assets. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VDSI stock.

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