12 Metals and Mining Stocks to Sell Now

For the current week, the overall ratings of 12 metals and mining stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Graderdatabase. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

North American Palladium (PAL) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). North American Palladium is a mineral exploration and production company. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions, Equity and Cash Flow, PAL also gets an F. To get an in-depth look at PAL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PAL stock.

New Gold Inc. (NGD) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. New Gold acquires, explores, and develops gold properties. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NGD stock.

The rating of McEwen Mining (MUX) declines this week from a D to an F. McEwen Mining explores for, develops, and produces mineral properties. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Equity, Cash Flow and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at MUX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MUX stock.

Ternium S.A. Sponsored ADR (TX) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. 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. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TX stock.

This week, Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Eldorado Gold acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise and Cash Flow. Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at EGO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGO stock.

This week, Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) drops from a D to an F rating. Barrick Gold makes and sells gold, and is involved with related activities such as exploration and mine development. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions and Equity. Cash Flow and Sales Growth also get F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABX stock.

AuRico Gold’s (AUQ) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. AuRico Gold engages in the exploration, development, and production of gold and silver projects and properties in Canada, Mexico, and Australia. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity and Cash Flow. To get an in-depth look at AUQ, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AUQ stock.

This week, Allied Nevada Gold’s (ANV) rating worsens to an F from the company’s D rating a week ago. Allied Nevada Gold engages in the evaluation, acquisition, exploration, and advancement of gold exploration and development projects. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions and Equity. Cash Flow and Margin Growth also get F’s. As of March 10, 2015, 28.6% of outstanding Allied Nevada Gold shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANV stock.

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Keegan Resources (KGN) takes a hit this week. Keegan Resources, a junior gold company, engages in the exploration and development of gold properties in Ghana, west Africa. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. To get an in-depth look at KGN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KGN stock.

Pan American Silver (PAAS) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Pan American Silver is a silver mining company with its principal property in Peru. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions and Equity. Cash Flow and Sales Growth also get F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PAAS stock.

This is a rough week for SunCoke Energy Partners LP (SXCP). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. To get an in-depth look at SXCP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SXCP stock.

The rating of Reliance Steel & Aluminum (RS) slips from a D to an F. Reliance Steel & Aluminum operates as a metals service center company in North America. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RS stock.

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