4 Beverages Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 3, 2012 5:15 pm

This week, four Beverages stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS[2]) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Dr Pepper Snapple Group makes and distributes flavored soft drinks and other beverages in North America. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, DPS also gets an A. Shares of the company are up 2.7% from a month ago. This is better than the S&P 500′s 0.7% decline during the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DPS stock[3].

Beam Inc. (NYSE:BEAM[4]) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Beam, Inc. produces and sells branded distilled spirits products worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BEAM stock[5].

Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (NYSE:ABV[6]) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. American Beverage produces, distributes, and sells beer, carbonated soft drinks, and other beverages across the Americas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABV stock[7].

Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ:BREW[8]) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Craft Brew Alliance engages in brewing, marketing, and selling craft beers under the Widmer Brothers, Redhook, and Kona brand names in the United States. Since last month, shares of BREW have increased by 6.3%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BREW stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. DPS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DPS
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DPS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DPS
  4. BEAM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BEAM
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BEAM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BEAM
  6. ABV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ABV
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABV stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ABV
  8. BREW: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BREW
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BREW stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BREW
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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