Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Top Mother's Day Stocks

Mother's Day is in a few days. Have you shopped for your mother yet?  Investors looking for stocks that might be participating in the Mother's Day purchasing activity can find some companies on the chocolate and candy stock list at

One example would be Hershey (HSY),  one of the largest candy companies in the world. The stock trades at 26 times earnings and pays a 2.0% yield.

Other Mother's Day related companies include Inc. (FLWS), which is the the largest publicly traded flower seller, and also sells plants, cookies, cakes, candies, wine, gift baskets, and other gifts. The stock has a trailing price to earnings ratio of 36 and a forward PE ratio of 18.4. 

CSS Industries Inc. (CSS) markets gift wrap, gift bags, boxed greeting cards, gift tags, tissue paper, decorations, and decorative ribbons and bows. The stock has a PE of 13, and a yield of 2.4%.

If you like lists like this, such as the candy stock list, you should check out the various free stock databases, at

Disclosure: Author did not own any of the above at the time the article was written.


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