Case Study: Financial Ratios and 3 Major Confectionery Businesses

financial ratios of confectionery businesses xThis recent article on the Tootsie Roll company over at The Conservative Income Investor had me mulling over the confectionery industry. Let’s take a look at 3 of the major confectionery businesses: Hershey, Mondel─ôz, and Tootsie Roll. We’ll gather 4 years worth of data off Google Finance (2011-2014) and analyze some of the basic financial ratios associated with each. Then, we’ll see which one of the three is the most attractive investment opportunity based on this data set.

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