The 15 Most-Watched Personal Products Stocks

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The most-watched personal products stock is ...
Looking at the aggregate data, we see that American Oriental Bioengineering (NYSE: AOB  ) is above the rest in terms of watch interest, the percentage of people keeping an eye on personal products stocks in general who are specifically watching each company. And for good reason. As CAPS member AllYouCanEatBuff wrote last week:

At this price, stock is way undervalued. They have some of the best recognized medical brands in China. However, they lack pricing power due to new govt reforms, and have shown that they have trouble allocating capital (constructing an expensive headquarters that decreased margins significantly). Despite this, strong brand in a growing economy and a booming middle class with disposable income = profitable company.

Here are the rest of the 15 most-watched companies in the industry with their watch interest along with the stocks' CAPS rating to show the sentiment of our investing community.

 

Company

Market Cap (millions)

CAPS Rating (out of 5)

Watch Interest

1

American Oriental Bioengineering

$144

****

31.9%

2

Female Health (Nasdaq: FHCO  )

$143

*****

13.7%

3

Medifast (NYSE: MED  )

$260

**

10.0%

4

Prestige Brands

$582

****

8.0%

5

China-Biotics (Nasdaq: CHBT  )

$169

*

8.0%

6

Avon Products (NYSE: AVP  )

$12,184

**

5.0%

7

China Sky One Medical (Nasdaq: CSKI  )

$53

**

4.4%

8

Herbalife

$4,901

*

3.4%

9

Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE: NUS  )

$1,890

**

3.1%

10

Estee Lauder

$18,750

*

2.9%

11

Revlon

$841

*

1.3%

12

USANA Health Sciences

$541

*

1.3%

13

Inter Parfums

$570

*****

1.1%

14

Tiens Biotech Group

$100

***

1.1%

15

Nutraceutical International

$163

*****

0.9%

Sources: Motley Fool, Motley Fool CAPS.

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