by Portfolio Grader | August 7, 2013 4:30 pm
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”).
Seneca Foods (NASDAQ:SENEA) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Seneca Foods produces and distributes processed fruits and vegetables. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Cash Flow and Margin Growth, SENEA also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SENEA stock.
John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) 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’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.
Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) improves from a B to an A rating this week. Hormel Foods manufactures and markets consumer-branded meat and food products. The stock price has risen 8.6% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRL 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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