This week, seven chemicals stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Codexis, Inc. (CDXS) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Codexis is a developer of proprietary biocatalysts, which are enzymes or microbes that initiate or accelerate chemical reactions. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions and Sales Growth, CDXS also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CDXS stock.
Chase Corporation (CCF) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Chase engages in the manufacture of protective materials for various applications. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCF stock.
Penford Corporation (PENX) improves from a B to an A rating this week. Penford develops, manufactures, and markets specialty carbohydrate chemicals for papermaking and specialty food ingredients. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PENX stock.
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.’s (POT) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan produces potash, phosphate, and nitrogen to the agricultural and industrial industries worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of POT stock.
Minerals Technologies (MTX) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Minerals Technologies is a resource- and technology-based company that develops, produces, and markets a range of specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products and supporting systems and services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTX stock.
This week, Sensient Technologies Corporation’s (SXT) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Sensient Technologies is a global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances for products in the food and beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical, inkjet and other speciality markets. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SXT stock.
RPM International (RPM) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. RPM International manufactures, markets, and sells various specialty chemical product lines. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RPM 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.