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24 Worst Performing Mid-Cap Growth Stocks

By Contextuall Stock MarketsNov 19, 2012 01:05AM ET
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24 Worst Performing Mid-Cap Growth Stocks
By Contextuall   |  Nov 19, 2012 01:05AM ET
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Recent Performance of the Stocks Mentioned Below:

Average 1-Week Return: -5.19%
Average 1-Month Return: -19.38%
Average 1-Year Return: -22.15%

1. Align Technology Inc. (ALGN). Designs, manufactures, and markets the invisalign system for treating malocclusion or the misalignment of teeth. Earnings per share expected to grow by 17.53% over the next five years. Stock trading -2.94% below the 20-day SMA, -21.54% below the 50-day SMA, and -16.07% below the 200-day SMA.

2. Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Cla (ARCO). Earnings per share expected to grow by 16.1% over the next five years. Stock trading -13.52% below the 20-day SMA, -20.87% below the 50-day SMA, and -28.88% below the 200-day SMA.

3. Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI). Produces and sells specialty metals worldwide. Earnings per share expected to grow by 15.09% over the next five years. Stock trading -9.26% below the 20-day SMA, -15.78% below the 50-day SMA, and -25.65% below the 200-day SMA.

4. Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR). Operates discount variety stores in the United States and Canada. Earnings per share expected to grow by 17.45% over the next five years. Stock trading -0.89% below the 20-day SMA, -11.18% below the 50-day SMA, and -18.98% below the 200-day SMA.

5. Enerplus Corporation (ERF). Operates as an independent oil and gas producer. Earnings per share expected to grow by 35.5% over the next five years. Stock trading -22.06% below the 20-day SMA, -25.84% below the 50-day SMA, and -28.5% below the 200-day SMA.

6. E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC). Provides online brokerage and related products and services primarily to individual retail investors in the United States. Earnings per share expected to grow by 17.15% over the next five years. Stock trading -6.24% below the 20-day SMA, -10.64% below the 50-day SMA, and -12.34% below the 200-day SMA.

7. F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV). Provides technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications, and the security, performance, and availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network resources in the Americas, EMEA, Japan, and the Asia Pacific. Earnings per share expected to grow by 18.97% over the next five years. Stock trading -2.37% below the 20-day SMA, -10.95% below the 50-day SMA, and -21.14% below the 200-day SMA.

8. Fusion-io, Inc. (FIO). Focuses on the development, marketing, and sale of storage memory platforms for data decentralization. Earnings per share expected to grow by 26.48% over the next five years. Stock trading -10.71% below the 20-day SMA, -20.58% below the 50-day SMA, and -12.08% below the 200-day SMA.

9. FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI). Provides technology solutions for the energy industry and other industrial markets. Earnings per share expected to grow by 15.33% over the next five years. Stock trading -3.42% below the 20-day SMA, -10.07% below the 50-day SMA, and -12.18% below the 200-day SMA.

10. Fortinet Inc. (FTNT). Provides network security appliances and unified threat management (UTM) network security solutions to enterprises, service providers, and government entities worldwide. Earnings per share expected to grow by 19.75% over the next five years. Stock trading -4.95% below the 20-day SMA, -20.7% below the 50-day SMA, and -25.02% below the 200-day SMA.

11. GNC Holdings Inc. (GNC). Operates as a specialty retailer of health and wellness products. Earnings per share expected to grow by 22.08% over the next five years. Stock trading -11.61% below the 20-day SMA, -14.86% below the 50-day SMA, and -10.43% below the 200-day SMA.

12. Informatica Corporation (INFA). Provides enterprise data integration and data quality software and services worldwide. Earnings per share expected to grow by 15.21% over the next five years. Stock trading -2.49% below the 20-day SMA, -13.03% below the 50-day SMA, and -31.91% below the 200-day SMA.

13. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP). J. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., operates department stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. Earnings per share expected to grow by 20.25% over the next five years. Stock trading -29.11% below the 20-day SMA, -34.6% below the 50-day SMA, and -43.49% below the 200-day SMA.

14. McDermott International Inc. (MDR). Operates as an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation company worldwide. Earnings per share expected to grow by 34.1% over the next five years. Stock trading -7.17% below the 20-day SMA, -14.21% below the 50-day SMA, and -15.85% below the 200-day SMA.

15. Pengrowth Energy Corporation (PGH). Engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas reserves in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Earnings per share expected to grow by 20.8% over the next five years. Stock trading -11.55% below the 20-day SMA, -18.81% below the 50-day SMA, and -29.78% below the 200-day SMA.

16. Riverbed Technology, Inc. (RVBD). Provides solutions to the fundamental problems associated with information technology (IT) performance across wide area networks (WANs) in the United States and internationally. Earnings per share expected to grow by 17.4% over the next five years. Stock trading -17.13% below the 20-day SMA, -22.9% below the 50-day SMA, and -22.22% below the 200-day SMA.

17. Sina Corp. (SINA). Provides online media and mobile value-added services (MVAS) in the People’s Republic of China. Earnings per share expected to grow by 29.41% over the next five years. Stock trading -18.53% below the 20-day SMA, -25.21% below the 50-day SMA, and -23.23% below the 200-day SMA.

18. Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN). Provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to serve the production and drilling related needs of oil and gas companies. Earnings per share expected to grow by 20% over the next five years. Stock trading -8.58% below the 20-day SMA, -11.87% below the 50-day SMA, and -21.03% below the 200-day SMA.
19. Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS). Skyworks Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, offers analog and mixed signal semiconductors worldwide. Earnings per share expected to grow by 15.5% over the next five years. Stock trading -8.72% below the 20-day SMA, -17.67% below the 50-day SMA, and -24.15% below the 200-day SMA.

20. TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX). Provides middleware and infrastructure software worldwide. Earnings per share expected to grow by 15.54% over the next five years. Stock trading -5.08% below the 20-day SMA, -13.86% below the 50-day SMA, and -16.48% below the 200-day SMA.

21. Textron Inc. (TXT). Operates in the aircraft, defense, automobile, industrial, and finance businesses worldwide. Earnings per share expected to grow by 29.85% over the next five years. Stock trading -6.67% below the 20-day SMA, -10.63% below the 50-day SMA, and -10.48% below the 200-day SMA.

22. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX). Engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule drugs for the treatment of serious diseases worldwide. Earnings per share expected to grow by 72.55% over the next five years. Stock trading -13.03% below the 20-day SMA, -22.31% below the 50-day SMA, and -16.72% below the 200-day SMA.

23. Weatherford International Ltd. (WFT). Provides equipment and services used in the drilling, evaluation, completion, production, and intervention of oil and natural gas wells to independent oil and natural gas producing companies worldwide. Earnings per share expected to grow by 43.43% over the next five years. Stock trading -17.99% below the 20-day SMA, -23.91% below the 50-day SMA, and -31.95% below the 200-day SMA.

24. Youku Inc. (YOKU). Operates as an Internet television company in the People’s Republic of China. Earnings per share expected to grow by 42.5% over the next five years. Stock trading -13.12% below the 20-day SMA, -10.92% below the 50-day SMA, and -19.73% below the 200-day SMA.
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