4 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | December 25, 2013 7:30 am

4 Packaged Foods Stocks to Buy Now

This week, four packaged foods stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, Seneca Foods Corporation Class A (SENEA[2]) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). 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. Shares of SENEA have increased 6.8% over the past month, better than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SENEA stock[3].

This week, John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS[4]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). 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[5].

The rating of Westway Group (WWAY[6]) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Westway Group provides bulk liquid storage and related value-added services worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WWAY stock[7].

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL[8]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Hormel Foods manufactures and markets consumer-branded meat and food products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRL stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. SENEA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SENEA
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SENEA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SENEA
  4. JBSS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JBSS
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JBSS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JBSS
  6. WWAY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WWAY
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WWAY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WWAY
  8. HRL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HRL
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HRL
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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