3 Beverages Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 22, 2013 8:00 am

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

Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF.B[2]) 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[3].

The rating of Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ[4]) 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[5].

PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP[6]) 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[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. BF.B: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BF.B
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BF.B stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BF.B
  4. STZ: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STZ
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STZ stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STZ
  6. PEP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PEP
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PEP
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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