Nobody likes to be given a grade of F in school…or in stock ratings. Yet, these stocks have shown such poor price action recently that they have fallen to this lowly state of a POWR Rating of “F” Strong Sell.

Aphria is the most well known of the companies found on this list. This once high flying medical marijuana stock has tumbled of late. BelGene, Hecla and Mallinckrodt and Malink are other notable additions. Check out the full list of upgrades below.

Symbol/Name Price POWR Rating
AirMedia Group Inc., each representing ten ordinary shares
1.85 F
Strong Sell
Aphria Inc. Common Shares
7.65 F
Strong Sell
BeiGene, Ltd.
119.8 F
Strong Sell
Cidara Therapeutics, Inc.
2.38 F
Strong Sell
Exterran Corporation Common Stock
17.06 F
Strong Sell
Gridsum Holding Inc.
2.86 F
Strong Sell
Hecla Mining Company Common Stock
2.15 F
Strong Sell
Hornbeck Offshore Services Common Stock
1.41 F
Strong Sell
Hexindai Inc. – ADR
2.79 F
Strong Sell
Kadmon Holdings, Inc. Common Stock
2.3 F
Strong Sell
Miragen Therapeutics, Inc.
2.73 F
Strong Sell
MacroGenics, Inc.
16.21 F
Strong Sell
Mallinckrodt plc Ordinary Shares
18.23 F
Strong Sell
Minerva Neurosciences, Inc
7.03 F
Strong Sell


All of these stocks were recently downgraded to a POWR Rating of “F” Strong Sell. The POWR Ratings is a momentum based stock ranking system. In general, stocks don’t suffer this poor of price action unless the fundamental outlook has also become very weak.

Typically when both the fundamentals and price action head south…the stock continues to underperform into the future. The best strategy is to sell these shares and find better opportunities elsewhere. The place to look for greener pastures is our full list of ”A” rated Strong Buy stocks found here:

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