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4 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

TR, HNZ, HSY, BGS improve in weekly rankings

   

The grades of four Packaged Foods stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Tootsie Roll Industries (NYSE:TR) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Tootsie Roll makes and sells confectionary products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TR stock.

H.J. Heinz (NYSE:HNZ) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. H. J. Heinz manufactures and markets processed food products throughout the world. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HNZ stock.

The rating of Hershey (NYSE:HSY) moves up this week, rising from a B to an A. Hershey manufactures chocolate and sugar confectionery products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HSY stock.

B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. B&G Foods makes, sells, and distributes branded and shelf-stable food products. Shares of BGS have increased 7.4% over the past month, better than the 3.4% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGS 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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