4 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 27, 2013 10:00 am

4 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

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

This week, Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL[2]) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Hormel Foods manufactures and markets consumer-branded meat and food products. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, HRL also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRL stock[3].

Seneca Foods (NASDAQ:SENEA[4]) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Seneca Foods produces and distributes processed fruits and vegetables. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SENEA stock[5].

This is a strong week for John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS[6]). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. John B. Sanfilippo & Son processes, packages, markets, and distributes shelled nuts, in-shell nuts, and sesame sticks. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JBSS stock[7].

Westway Group’s (NASDAQ:WWAY[8]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Westway Group provides bulk liquid storage and related value-added services worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WWAY 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. HRL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HRL
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HRL
  4. SENEA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SENEA
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SENEA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SENEA
  6. JBSS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JBSS
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JBSS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JBSS
  8. WWAY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WWAY
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WWAY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WWAY
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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