This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

10 Food Stocks With Upside Up to 172%: Analysts

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- China Marine Food Group (CMFO), Yuhe International (YUII), China New Borun (BORN - Get Report), Feihe International (ADY), Zhongpin (HOGS), Inventure Foods (SNAK - Get Report), Pilgrim's Pride (PPC - Get Report), Tyson Foods (TSN - Get Report), General Mills (GIS - Get Report) and Kraft Foods (KFT) are food stocks with up to 172% upside, based on analysts' consensus estimates of 12-month price targets.

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, food prices witnessed unprecedented spikes worldwide in the last year. The FAO Food Price Index rose 37% since March 2010. Analysts do not foresee any reprieve from the present levels.

David Hallam, Director of FAO's Trade and Market Division, cautions, "Low stock levels, the implications for oil prices of events in the Middle East and North Africa and the effects of the destruction in Japan all make for continuing uncertainty and price volatility over the coming months."

Given this scenario, the following 10 food stocks offer attractive returns. With analysts' buy ratings of 25%-100%, these 10 food stocks are expected to have a mean upside value of 63% over the next 12 months, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg.

Although stocks such as Kellogg (K) and ConAgra Foods (CAG) have a higher number of buy ratings, we did not include them as they have upsides of less than 5%.

The 10 stocks listed here are ordered from high to highest, based on potential upside.

1 of 11

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
CMFO $0.05 0.00%
YUII $0.01 0.00%
BORN $1.23 0.00%
GIS $56.45 0.00%
PPC $24.44 0.00%

Markets

DOW 18,034.93 +208.63 1.17%
S&P 500 2,100.40 +19.22 0.92%
NASDAQ 4,994.6020 +62.7870 1.27%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs