4 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 23, 2013 2:30 pm

4 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of four Packaged Foods stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Tootsie Roll Industries (NYSE:TR[2]) 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[3].

H.J. Heinz (NYSE:HNZ[4]) 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[5].

The rating of Hershey (NYSE:HSY[6]) 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[7].

B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS[8]) 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[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. TR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TR
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TR
  4. HNZ: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HNZ
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HNZ stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HNZ
  6. HSY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HSY
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HSY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HSY
  8. BGS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BGS
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BGS
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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