Sunday, May 08, 2016

Will Mother's Day Stocks Benefit from Mother's Day?

Today is Mother's Day. Several stocks may benefit from the Mother's Day celebration, such as the investments on the chocolate and candy stock list at

The largest chocolate company in North America is the famous Hershey (HSY) company. The stock trades at 39 times trailing earnings and 20 times forward earnings. Revenues for the latest reported quarter were down 5% year-over-year, however, earnings were up 5.5%. The stock  pays a delicious yield of 2.5%.

Another popular Mother's Day stock is 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 14 and a forward PE ratio of 13.8. The company recently reported that revenues grew by 2.5% for the latest quarter., with earnings spiking 34.4%

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 2.9%.

If you like interesting stock 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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