5 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 14, 2012 3:01 pm

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

Griffin Land & Nurseries‘ (NASDAQ:GRIF[2]) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Griffin Land and Nurseries operates a landscape nursery and real estate business. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, GRIF also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GRIF stock[3].

Kellogg (NYSE:K[4]) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Kellogg and its subsidiaries make and market of ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of K stock[5].

Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ:LANC[6]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Lancaster Colony produces and markets consumer products with a focus on specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LANC stock[7].

Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB[8]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Campbell Soup engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded convenience food products worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CPB stock[9].

This week, John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS[10]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). John B. Sanfilippo & Son processes, packages, markets, and distributes shelled nuts, in-shell nuts, and sesame sticks. The stock price has risen 22% over the past month, better than the 5.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JBSS stock[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[12] 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[13].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. GRIF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GRIF
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GRIF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GRIF
  4. K: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=K
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of K stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=K
  6. LANC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LANC
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LANC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LANC
  8. CPB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CPB
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CPB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CPB
  10. JBSS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JBSS
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JBSS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JBSS
  12. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  13. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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