Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Mother's Day Stocks Would Make Great Gifts
chocolate and candy stock list at WallStreetNewsNetwork.com.
The largest chocolate company in North America is the famous Hershey (HSY) company. The stock trades at 25 times trailing earnings and 20 times forward earnings. Revenues for the latest reported quarter were up 3.5% year-over-year, however, earnings dropped by 3.1%. The stock pays a delicious yield of 2.0%.
Another popular Mother's Day stock is 1-800-Flowers.com Inc. (FLWS), which is the the world's largest publicly traded flower marketer, and also sells plants, cookies, cakes, candies, wine, gift baskets, and other gifts that your mother would enjoy. The stock has a trailing price to earnings ratio of 15 and a forward PE ratio of 20. The company recently reported that revenues from continuing operations grew by 29.3% to $232.2 million for the latest quarter.
CSS Industries Inc. (CSS) is a marketer of gift wrap, gift bags, boxed greeting cards, gift tags, tissue paper, and other decorations. The stock has a PE of 16, and a yield of 2.3%.
If you like interesting stock lists like this, such as the candy stock list, you should check out the various free stock databases, at WallStreetNewsNetwork.com.
Disclosure: Author did not own any of the above at the time the article was written.