by Portfolio Grader | August 21, 2013 8:45 am
The grades of four Packaged Foods stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Seneca Foods Corporation Class A (NASDAQ:SENEA) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SENEA stock.
John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. John B. Sanfilippo & Son processes, packages, markets, and distributes shelled nuts, in-shell nuts, and sesame sticks. The stock’s price of $20.99 is above the 50-day moving average of $20.71. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JBSS stock.
This week, Westway Group (NASDAQ:WWAY) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Westway Group provides bulk liquid storage and related value-added services worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WWAY stock.
Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) boosts its rating from a B to an A this week. Hormel Foods manufactures and markets consumer-branded meat and food products. The stock’s current price of $42.78 is approaching the 52-week high of $43.99. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HRL 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.
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