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Chicago, IL – September 30, 2021 – Stocks in this week’s article are Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (RRGB - Free Report) , Yandex N.V. (YNDX - Free Report) , Hexcel Corporation (HXL - Free Report) and Enphase Energy, Inc. (ENPH - Free Report) .

Here's Why You Should Cut Ties with These 4 Toxic Stocks

Proper identification of rightly-priced stocks is the key to successful investing. In reality, overpriced toxic stocks and the rightly-priced stocks are intertwined in such a manner that it is difficult to distinguish between the two. Investors who know how to identify toxic stocks and get rid of those at the right time see success at the end.
Usually, overhyped toxic stocks are vulnerable to external shocks. These stocks are also loaded with a huge amount of debt. The price of these stocks is artificially inflated. Nonetheless, the higher price of toxic stocks is only transitory in nature as it is more than its true intrinsic value.

Investors are likely to gain from precise identification of toxic stocks with the help of an investing strategy called short selling. This strategy allows investors to sell a stock first and then buy it when the price falls. While short selling excels in bear markets, it typically loses money in bull markets.

So, precisely figuring out toxic stocks and discarding or short selling those at the right time is the key to safeguard your portfolio from big losses.

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