Monday, December 07, 2009

Coffee May Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

There have been many reported health benefits of coffee, such as protection against certain types of colon cancer, as well as rectal and liver cancer. Now Harvard Medical School has released a study showing that coffee may reduce the risk of aggressive tumors by as much as 60%. Check out the aroma of these stocks.

Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (CBOU), is a Minnesota company operating gourmet coffeehouses throughout the United States. The company has a forward PE of 20. It has a relatively low market cap.

Coffee Holding Co.Inc. (JVA) is a New York based wholesale coffee roaster and dealer which trades on the American Stock Exchange. It has a P/E of 75. It has an extremely low market cap and should therefore be considered extremely speculative.

Diedrich Coffee Inc. (DDRX) is an Irvine, California based roaster, wholesaler and retailer of coffee products. The stock has a forward PE of 20.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (GMCR) has a market cap of over $2.6 billion. This Vermont company roasts, distributes, and sells coffee products in the Northeast. Their current forward P/E is 23.

Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. (PEET) is an Emeryville, California based company that roasts and markets roasted whole bean coffee throughout the United States. They have a forward P/E of 24.

Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) is a Seattle, Washington company which roasts and markets whole bean coffees through over 13,000 stores throughout the world. The forward P/E is 19.

By the way, the iPath Dow Jones UBS Coffee Total Return Sub-Index ETN (JO), which tracks the price of coffee, was up 3.6% on Monday.

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Author does not own any of the above.


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