With fond memories of Thanksgiving's gluttony still fresh in my mind, I'm looking forward to a feast large enough to satisfy both the eight days of Hanukkah and the 12 days of Christmas. TheStreet.com Ratings model for common stocks has selected a holiday dining menu of "buy"-rated companies with good prospects for the coming year.
The first place to begin the hunt for holiday delicacies is at the grocery store. With ratings at B+,
Village Super Market
(VLGEA - Get Report)
is approaching a new 52-week high, and
set a new high in November. Two other food retailers,
are rated B.
When shopping for the ingredients of a good portfolio mix, some of the largest food-product companies made the buy list. For sale now are
, at B+, and,
Archer Daniels Midland
(CPB - Get Report)
, all at B-.
The commercial banks may have already been visited by Santa Paulson's bailout elves, but the food banks nationwide are running low at a time of real need. So, please pick up a few extra food items to donate at a
nearby food bank
You are definitely going to need some beverages to wash down all this food. TheStreet.com Ratings model of common stocks recommends a tall, frosty beer from
Molson Coors Brewing
(TAP - Get Report)
or your choice of Coke, Pepsi or Shasta soft drinks from
(KO - Get Report)
(PEP - Get Report)
(FIZZ - Get Report)
. All of those beverage companies are rated B-.