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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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SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
ATX $0.00 0.00%
BDE $8.99 -0.66%
CVGW $51.05 0.10%
LWAY $20.71 2.10%
MKC $75.73 -0.14%

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