The Andersons, Inc. (ANDE)
The Andersons, Inc. (ANDE) is involved in a wide range of agricultural related businesses including grain elevators, Ethanol production, railcar leasing and repair, plant nutrients, turf and fertilizer for the lawn care market, specialty food markets and lawn and garden equipment centers.
Analysts have been raising their estimates for the company for both the quarter and the full year as business is better than Wall Street anticipated. The company generates large amounts of free cash flow and currently trades for less than 5 times FCF generated in the past 12 months.
The excellent fundamentals were noticed by Portfolio Grader and ANDE stock was upgraded to an “A” back in August. It remains a “strong buy” today.