by Portfolio Grader | February 22, 2013 8:00 am
This week, three Beverages stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF.B) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Brown-Forman manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, and markets a wide variety of alcoholic beverage brands. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, BF.B also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BF.B stock.
The rating of Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) moves up this week, rising from a B to an A. Constellation Brands is primarily a wine company that also markets other alcoholic beverages. The stock price has risen 10.7% over the past month, better than the 0.5% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STZ stock.
PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. PepsiCo operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEP 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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