Food stocks as a group underperformed the general stock market in 2000, although they could reverse that trend in 2001, securities analysts told SN last week. The defensive nature of food stocks could make them more attractive during the period of economic uncertainty that may lie ahead, the analysts said -- in contrast to 1999, when new-economy stocks caught investors' eyes, or in 2000, when those stocks tanked and made some traditional retailers look more attractive. In 2001, investors ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.