Strong Sell

Strong Sell

A recommendation by a broker or analyst to sell a security because technical and/or fundamental indicators show that the security is likely to underperform the market by a significant amount.
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Cliffside Research issued a short report on ShockWave Medical, putting a "Strong Sell" rating on the shares with a $23 one-to-three month price target.
Dongchen Zhao, an analyst at ICBC International, who last week put a "strong sell" rating on Cathay, said on Monday that the departure of Hogg and deputy, Paul Loo, was only a first step on the airline's "long journey" to improve management and its brand in China.
The most common rating from analysts on HUYA stock is a Strong Sell. The strength of this rating has dwindled over the past three months.
Yet, stock recommendations in Thomson Reuters Eikon for 10 such companies showed more than 90 per cent of the analysts calling for a "strong buy", "buy" or "hold" and a mere 8 per cent advising either a "sell" or "strong sell".
Bernie Strong Sell the Ricoh that will generate cash!!!
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-December 2, 2010--S&P cuts AstraZeneca share target, confirms "strong sell"(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Conditioning on downgrades of one ratings level (sometimes referred to as single downgrades), the stocks rated sell or strong sell generate a significantly negative average daily abnormal return of -3.4 basis points, while those rated buy are associated with an insignificant average daily abnormal return of -0.5 basis points.
Shares of Mettler-Toledo (MTD) are under pressure on Wednesday after Spruce Point named it a short idea, saying it found "strong evidence of aggressive financial, tax and capitalization and inventory accounting policies used to bolster earnings." Further, Spruce Point noted that its diligence into the company's China business showed "evidence of significant revenue, cash, and asset discrepancies," and that it sees 30%-50% downside once "investors' dissect Mettler's EPS quality and realize its valuation is extreme." STRONG SELL: In a newly published report, Spruce Point initiated Mettler-Toledo, formerly known as Taser International, with a Strong Sell as it has "significant concerns" about the company.
Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results with A being strong buy, and F being strong sell.
19 August 2010 - S&P Equity Research has downgraded its recommendation on Swedish lock maker Assa Abloy AB (STO: ASSA B) to "strong sell" from "hold", cutting the share price target to SEK150 from SEK170.
Short-selling research firm Spruce Point issued a research report on Axon Enterprises, starting the stock with a "Strong Sell" rating.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 2, 2010--S&P cuts AstraZeneca share target, confirms "strong sell"(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com