8 Food Products Stocks to Buy Now

8 Food Products Stocks to Buy Now

8 Food Products 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”).

Hershey Company (HSY) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Hershey Company manufactures chocolate and sugar confectionery products. The company also gets A’s in earnings momentum and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HSY stock.

This week, ConAgra Foods, Inc.’s (CAG) ratings are up from a B last week to a A. ConAgra Foods, Inc. is a branded food company that provides its products to restaurants and other commercial customers. The company also gets A’s in operating margin growth and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAG stock.

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. (FDP) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. produces and markets bananas, pineapples, deciduous fruit, melons, and other fresh produce and non-produce items. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FDP stock.

B&G; Foods, Inc.’s (BGS) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a A from last week’s B. B&G; Foods, Inc. makes, sells, and distributes branded and shelf-stable food products. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, earnings surprise, and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGS stock.

Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. is a manufacturer of various snack foods. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LNCE stock.

This week, Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (PPC) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation produces prepared and fresh chicken products in the United States and Mexico. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PPC stock.

Omega Protein Corporation (OME) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to a A this week. Omega Protein Corporation produces protein-rich fish meal, fish oil, and solubles. The company also gets A’s in earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OME stock.

The rating of S&W; Seed Company (SANW) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. S&W; Seed Company produces alfalfa seed that can grow in warm climates and can thrive on poor and saline soils. The company also gets A’s in sales growth and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SANW 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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