3 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 3, 2012 8:30 pm

3 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

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

Cosan (NYSE:CZZ[2]) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Cosan is a global ethanol and sugar company in terms of production with low-cost, large-scale and integrated operations in Brazil. Shares of CZZ have increased 13.7% over the past month, better than the 2.8% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 6.7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CZZ stock[3].

Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM[4]) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Cal-Maine Foods produces, markets, and distributes shell eggs in the United States. Investors have pushed the stock price up 14.9% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CALM stock[5].

This week, Zhongpin (NASDAQ:HOGS[6]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Zhongpin engages in the processing and distribution of meat and food products primarily in the People’s Republic of China. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 9.5% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 8.3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HOGS stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[8].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. CZZ: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CZZ
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CZZ stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CZZ
  4. CALM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CALM
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CALM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CALM
  6. HOGS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HOGS
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HOGS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HOGS
  8. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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