by Portfolio Grader | March 20, 2013 10:00 am
This week, four 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”).
This week, Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) 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. Shares of HRL have increased 8% over the past month, better than the 1.1% 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) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. 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) improves from a B to an A rating this week. John B. Sanfilippo & Son processes, packages, markets, and distributes shelled nuts, in-shell nuts, and sesame sticks. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JBSS stock.
Westway Group (NASDAQ:WWAY) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of 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.
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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