China Marine Food Group (CMFO): Today's Featured Food & Beverage Winner

The food & beverage industry closed the day down 2.5%. Feihe International Inc ( ADY), 57th Street General Acquisition ( CRMB), Le Gaga Holdings ( GAGA), and Sanderson Farms Inc ( SAFM) were all winners today within the food & beverage industry with China Marine Food Group ( CMFO) being today's featured food & beverage winner. China Marine Food Group rose 4 cents (2.3%) to $1.79 on light volume. Throughout the day, 29,821 shares of China Marine Food Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 79,900 shares.

China Marine Food Group Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in processing, distributing, and selling processed seafood-based snack foods in the People's Republic of China. China Marine Food Group has a market cap of $51.1 million and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.9, equal to the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 68.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates China Marine Food Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year.

On the negative front, Reddy Ice Holdings Inc ( FRZ), Coffee Holding Company Inc ( JVA), Tianli Agritech Inc ( OINK), and China New Borun Corporation ( BORN) were all losers within the food & beverage industry with Mead Johnson Nutrition Company ( MJN) being today's food & beverage industry Loser Spotlight stock.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the food & beverage industry could consider PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ) while those bearish on the food & beverage industry could consider PowerShares DB Agriculture Sht ETN ( ADZ).

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