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8 Low-Beta Stocks for a Market Correction

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Calavo Growers (CVGW - Get Report), Lifeway Foods (LWAY - Get Report), Summer Infant (SUMR - Get Report) and Tyson Foods (TSN - Get Report) are consumer goods stocks with a beta of less than one, implying that these stocks erode less value during a market correction, and ensure sufficient cushion in a portfolio.

Moreover, these eight low-beta consumer stocks have potential upsides of 3% to 41%. Being analysts' favorites, most of these stocks have no sell ratings.

Here are the stocks ordered by their beta, lowest to highest.

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ATX $0.00 0.00%
BDE $9.56 -1.10%
CVGW $51.83 -0.99%
LWAY $20.09 -0.30%
MKC $79.10 -0.35%


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S&P 500 2,127.75 -3.07 -0.14%
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