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Shares of Sanderson Farms Rank the Highest in Terms of Relative Performance in the Packaged Foods & Meats Industry (SAFM , MKC , FLO , BGS , HSY )

By David Diaz

We looked at the Packaged Foods & Meats industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM ) ranks first with a gain of 2.97%; Mccormick-N/V (NYSE:MKC ) ranks second with a gain of 1.22%; and Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO ) ranks third with a gain of 1.01%.

B&G Foods Inc (NYSE:BGS ) follows with a gain of 0.91% and Hershey Co/The (NYSE:HSY ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.86%.

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