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Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

Stock of the week for 03/13/2015: Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (PPC)

The $6.5 billion firm is a leading chicken producer with various operations in North America.

The stock gets a 100% from the Magic Formula value model based on Joel Greenblatt’s strategy. The combined earnings yield and return on total capital rank places Pilgrim’s Pride as the number 8th ranked stock in the entire universe.

In addition, the P/S model, based on the strategy outlined by Ken Fisher in his book Super Stocks, gives the stock a 90% score in-part due to its price-to-sales ratio of 0.76 and strong free cash flow per share.

The deep value strategy based on Ben Graham gives the stock a 71% score, based on it’s low P/E ratio, while the model based on Peter Lynch’s GARP approach scores the stock at a 74% due to its favorable valuation and growth characteristics.

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