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Highest Projected Earnings Growth in the Packaged Foods & Meats Industry Detected in Shares of Pilgrim'S Pride (PPC, SAFM, POST, HAIN, BOBE)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Packaged Foods & Meats industry with the highest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Pilgrim'S Pride ranks highest with a projected earnings growth of 62.2%. Sanderson Farms is next with a projected earnings growth of 49.9%. Post Holdings In ranks third highest with a projected earnings growth of 43.4%.

Hain Celestial follows with a projected earnings growth of 36.6%, and Bob Evans Farms rounds out the top five with a projected earnings growth of 32.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Pilgrim'S Pride on December 14th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $33.42. Since that call, shares of Pilgrim'S Pride have fallen 16.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): PPC SAFM POST HAIN BOBE