by Portfolio Grader | March 6, 2013 12:00 pm
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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