7 Stocks Displaying Upside Monthly Momentum

Following is information on 7 stocks light up on our momentum screen today.  Criteria for this screen are:

  • The company trades on a US exchange.
  • The company’s market capitalization is at least $1 billion
  • The company’s stock has increased at least 5% month-to-date
  • The company operates in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector.

The screen returned only seven companies.  Their information appears below:

  • Hansen Natural Corporation (NASDAQ:HANS): This company operates in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector. Its market capitalization is $7,092,644,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $1,303,942,000, its revenue change year over year was 14.05%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 31.88. The stock last traded at $80.24, and its price has increased 11.99% month to date. About the company:  Hansen Natural Corporation markets and distributes fruit juices, fruit juice Smoothies, juice cocktails, iced teas, lemonades, energy drinks, and still water. The Company distributes its beverages under the Hansen’s Natural brand name in the United States and overseas. Competitors to Watch: PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP), Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (NYSE:DPS), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:CCE), Heckmann Corporation (NYSE:HEK), National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ), Jones Soda Co. (NASDAQ:JSDA), Celsius Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CELH), and Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT).
  • Gruma S.A.B. de C.V. (ADR) (NYSE:GMK): This company operates in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector. Its market capitalization is $1,110,010,163. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $3,916,838,478, its revenue change year over year was -7.70%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 24.25. The stock last traded at $7.78, and its price has increased 10.27% month to date. About the company:  Gruma S.A.B., through its subsidiaries, produces and markets corn flour, tortillas, wheat flour, and bread. The Company operates in Mexico, the United States, Central America, Venezuela, and Europe. Brand names include Mission, Guerrero, Tortirica, and Breddy.
  • Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM): This company operates in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector. Its market capitalization is $1,052,721,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $1,925,445,000, its revenue change year over year was 7.60%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 34.90. The stock last traded at $47.55, and its price has increased 8.29% month to date. About the company:  Sanderson Farms, Inc. produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh and frozen chicken products. The Company also processes, markets, and distributes processed and prepared food items. Sanderson Farms sells its chicken, primarily under the Sanderson Farms brand name, to retailers, distributors, and fast food operators in the southeastern, southwestern, and western United States.
  • The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM): This company operates in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector. Its market capitalization is $1,212,306,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $463,798,000, its revenue change year over year was 11.74%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 26.83. The stock last traded at $90.49, and its price has increased 7.97% month to date. About the company:  The Boston Beer Company, Inc. produces a variety of craft-brewed beers and cider products at various contract breweries and Company-owned breweries. The Company sells its products under brand names such as Boston Beer Company, Oregon Beer and Brewing Company, Samuel Adams, and HardCore. Boston Beer sells its products to a network of wholesale distributors.
  • Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR): This company operates in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector. Its market capitalization is $13,337,900,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $1,356,775,000, its revenue change year over year was 72.59%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 112.54. The stock last traded at $88.69, and its price has increased 7.67% month to date. About the company:  Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. roasts Arabica coffees and offers various coffee selections. The Company’s products include single-origin, estate, certified organic, Fair Trade, signature blends, and flavored coffees sold under the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters brand. Green Mountain serves offices, supermarkets, and convenience stores, and operates a direct mail business. Competitors to Watch: Farmer Brothers Co. (NASDAQ:FARM), Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEET), Coffee Holding Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:JVA), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM), Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE:SLE) and Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT)
  • Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (ADR) (NYSE:KOF): This company operates in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector. Its market capitalization is $2,513,602,878. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $8,596,079,698, its revenue change year over year was 1.46%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 20.94. The stock last traded at $92.46, and its price has increased 6.73% month to date. About the company:  Coca-Cola Femsa, S.A.B. de C.V. (Femsa) bottles beverages. The Company bottles and distributes branded beverages in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, and Argentina. In some countries Femsa also markets water, beer, and other products.
  • Coca-Cola HBC S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:CCH): This company operates in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector. Its market capitalization is $9,641,648,947. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $9,702,247,614, its revenue change year over year was 3.82%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 17.32. The stock last traded at $26.34, and its price has increased 5.16% month to date. About the company:  Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. produces, sells, and distributes soft drinks, fruit juices, and mineral water. The Company produces all kinds of Coca-Cola brand name products such as Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Diet Sprite, and Fanta. Coca-Cola Hellenic manufactures and distributes in 26 countries worlwide.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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