by Portfolio Grader | August 12, 2012 6:00 am
This week, four Packaging stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Packaging Corp. of America (NYSE:PKG) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Packaging Corporation of America manufactures containerboard and corrugated packaging products for use in protecting goods during shipment. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Equity, PKG also gets A’s. The stock price has risen 9.9% over the past month, better than the 4.8% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PKG stock.
Ball Corp.‘s (NYSE:BLL) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Ball Corporation supplies metal and plastic packaging to the beverage, food, and household products industries. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BLL stock.
Graphic Packaging (NYSE:GPK) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Graphic Packaging Holding provides packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 7.7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPK stock.
Boise (NYSE:BZ) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Boise engages in the manufacture and sale of packaging and paper products in the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Canada. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BZ stock.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.
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