4 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

HRL, SENEA, JBSS, WWAY improve in weekly rankings

   
4 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

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

Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Hormel Foods manufactures and markets consumer-branded meat and food products. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, HRL also gets an A. The stock price has risen 7.2% over the past month, better than the 2.9% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRL stock.

Seneca Foods (NASDAQ:SENEA) 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.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) boosts its rating from a B to an A this week. 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 9.70. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JBSS stock.

Westway Group (NASDAQ:WWAY) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Westway Group provides bulk liquid storage and related value-added services worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WWAY 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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