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3 Packaging Stocks to Sell Now

AEPI, SLGN, BMS slump in weekly rankings


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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