Bottom 5 Companies in the Packaged Foods & Meats Industry with the Lowest Relative Performance (GMCR, HAIN, SAFM, UL, CPB)

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Dec 07, 2012 (Fast Lane via COMTEX) -- Analysis was conducted on the Packaged Foods & Meats industry to measure relative performance to find stocks that have underperformed. Relative underperformance is a possible bearish sign of underlying fundamental and technical weakness should it continue for an extended period of time. We looked at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group and measured their performance against one another. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (NASDAQ:GMCR) ranks first with a loss of 8.23%; Hain Celestial (NASDAQ:HAIN) ranks second with a loss of 2.46%; and Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) ranks third with a loss of 0.92%.

Unilever (NYSE:UL) follows with a loss of 0.75% and Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) rounds out the bottom five with a loss of 0.65%.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.

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