How many ways can coffee and caffeine improve your health? Let me count the ways. First, recent research has shown that caffeine can protect against the effects of stress. The research was performed by scientists from Portugal, Brazil, and the United States.
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In other studies, research has shown that coffee and caffeine may prevent skin cancer and melanoma, assist with weight loss, prevent diabetes, and reduce prostate cancer risks. It may even reduce MS risk.
With all these benefits to your personal health, there must be benefits to your portfolio health with caffeine related stocks. Fortunately, there are seventeen stocks in the caffeine industry, according to the free list of coffee stocks at WallStreetNewsNetwork.com. Five of them pay dividends.
Starbucks (SBUX) is the largest coffee retailer in the world, which has in excess of 21,000 shops worldwide in 65 countries. The stock trades at 30.9 times trailing earnings and 28.1 times forward earnings. Earnings grew by 15.9% for the latest quarter and a revenue increase of 17.8% year-over-year. In addition, the stock pays a yield of 1.2%.
Coffee Holding Co. (JVA) is one of the largest wholesalers of coffee. It has almost 100 varieties of raw green coffee beans which it purchases worldwide. It resells to both small and large coffee roasters. Revenues jumped 19.2% for the latest quarter.
Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR), which is based in Waterbury, Vermont, trades at 24 times trailing earnings and 20 times forward earnings. Earnings for the latest reported quarter dropped 4.1% on a 2.2% increase in revenues. The stock sports a yield of 1.4%.
For a free list of coffee, tea and caffeine companies which you can download, sort, and update, go to WallStreetNewsNetwork.com.
Disclaimer: Author didn't own any of the above at the time the article was written.