8 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

MDLZ, UL, WWAY, GIS, CAG, BG, PPC, TSN improve in weekly rankings

   
8 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

This week, eight Packaged Foods stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Mondelez International Inc. Cl A’s (NASDAQ:MDLZ) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MDLZ stock.

This week, Unilever (NYSE:UL) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Unilever provides fast-moving consumer goods. The company offers cooking, savoury, dressings and spreads products. It also provides ice creams, tea-based beverages, weight management products and nutritionally enhanced products. In addition, it provides personal care, oral care and home care products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UL stock.

Westway Group’s (NASDAQ:WWAY) 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.

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) improves from a C to a B rating this week. General Mills manufactures and markets branded and packaged consumer foods worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIS stock.

ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG) boosts its rating from a B to an A this week. ConAgra Foods is a branded food company that provides its products to restaurants and other commercial customers. Shares of CAG have increased 8.8% 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 CAG stock.

Bunge (NYSE:BG) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. Bunge is a global agribusiness and food company that operates in the farm-to-consumer food chain. Investors have pushed the stock price up 7.4% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BG stock.

This week, Pilgrim’s Pride (NASDAQ:PPC) pushes up from a B to an A rating. Pilgrim’s Pride produces prepared and fresh chicken products in the United States and Mexico. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 10.8% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PPC stock.

This week, Tyson Foods’ (NYSE:TSN) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Tyson Foods produces, distributes, and markets meats, prepared foods, and related products. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 12.4% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSN 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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