3 Packaging Stocks to Sell Now

AEPI, SLGN, BMS slump in weekly rankings

3 Packaging Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of three packaging stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

AEP Industries (AEPI) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). AEP Industries is a manufacturer of plastic packaging films in North America. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum and Margin Growth, AEPI also gets an F. At $47.05, the stock is below the 50-day moving average of $51.01. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 27.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AEPI stock.

Silgan Holdings’ (SLGN) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Silgan Holdings manufactures metal and plastic packing products for consumer goods. At $46.23, the stock is under the 50-day moving average of $47.06. To get an in-depth look at SLGN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SLGN stock.

The rating of Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS) declines this week from a C to a D. Bemis manufactures flexible packaging products and pressure-sensitive materials. At $38.68, the stock is below the 50-day moving average of $39.63. Shares of the stock are changing hands at twice the rate they were a week ago. For a full analysis of BMS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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