3 Packaging Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 24, 2014 10:00 am

3 Packaging Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of three packaging stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

AEP Industries (AEPI[2]) 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[3].

Silgan Holdings’ (SLGN[4]) 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[5].

The rating of Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS[6]) 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[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. AEPI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AEPI
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AEPI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AEPI
  4. SLGN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SLGN
  5. To get an in-depth look at SLGN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SLGN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SLGN
  6. BMS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BMS
  7. For a full analysis of BMS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BMS
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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