3 Packaged Foods Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 31, 2012 7:30 pm

The ratings of three Packaged Foods stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Adecoagro (NYSE:AGRO[2]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Adecoagro engages in planting, harvesting, and selling grains, oilseeds, rice, wheat, corn, soybeans, cotton, and sunflowers to grain traders; and provision of grain warehousing and conditioning, and handling and drying services to third parties. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth and Earnings Momentum, AGRO also gets F’s. The stock price has dropped 7.1% over the past month, worse than the 2% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 520.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AGRO stock[3].

Unilever (NYSE:UN[4]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Unilever produces and supplies fast moving consumer goods in food, personal care and home care categories in Asia, Africa, central and eastern Europe, the Americas and western Europe. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at UN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UN stock[5].

The rating of Le Gaga Holdings (NASDAQ:GAGA[6]) slips from a C to a D. La Gaga Holding is a China-based greenhouse vegetable producer. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Cash Flow. For a full analysis of GAGA stock, visit Portfolio Grader[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. AGRO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AGRO
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AGRO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AGRO
  4. UN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UN
  5. To get an in-depth look at UN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UN
  6. GAGA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GAGA
  7. For a full analysis of GAGA stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GAGA
  8. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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