Three grocery and staples retail stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
This week, Susser Holdings Corporation (SUSS) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). Susser Holdings is a convenience store operator and a non-refining wholesale gasoline distributor. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Growth, SUSS also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SUSS stock.
The Kroger Co.’s (KR) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Kroger operates supermarkets and convenience stores in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KR stock.
This is a strong week for China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Sponsored ADR (NPD). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. China Nepstar Chain Drugstore operates retail drugstores in the People’s Republic of China. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NPD 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.