Climbing Stocks in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector: GLW, BG, CHD, TSN, CPO

Through early trading on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, these stocks are helping the Consumer/Non-Cyclical (NYSE:XLP) sector today. Long time Wall St. Cheat Sheet readers know to watch stock prices because Technicals on the Stock Chart are Strong’ is one of the ‘T’s in our CHEAT SHEET investing framework.

Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $13.05, which is 71 cents (+5.7%) above the previous close of $12.34. Corning provides glass for LCD televisions, computer monitors, and other information display applications as well as optical fiber and cable products.

Stock Price Performance: From June 29, 2011, to September 23, 2011, the stock price had fallen $5.26 (-29.9%) from $17.61 to $12.35. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 16, 2011 and March 25, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 4.5% (+92 cents). It saw one of its worst periods between March 25, 2011 and April 8, 2011 when shares fell for 11 straight trading days, falling 8.8% (-$1.87).

Shares of Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) are trading at $60.82, up $3.71 (+6.5%) from the previous close of $57.11. Bunge is a global agribusiness and food company, operating in the farm-to-consumer food chain. It conducts its operations in three divisions: agribusiness, fertilizer, and food and ingredients.

Stock Price Performance: From July 28, 2011, to September 23, 2011, the stock price had fallen $12.54 (-18.1%) from $69.16 to $56.62. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 20, 2010 and December 31, 2010 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 5.6% (+$3.46). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and July 29, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 5.8% (-$4.25).

Church & Dwight Co Inc. (NYSE:CHD) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $46.00, which is $1.59 (+3.6%) above the previous close of $44.41. Church & Dwight Company develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of household, personal care, and specialty products. The Company focuses its marketing efforts mainly on its eight power brands.

Stock Price Performance: From June 29, 2011, to September 23, 2011, the stock price had risen $2.61 (6.5%) from $40.14 to $42.75. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 8, 2011 and August 15, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 13.7% (+$5.04). It saw one of its worst periods between October 20, 2010 and October 29, 2010 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 3.6% (-$1.22).

Shares of Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE:TSN) are trading at $17.41, up 53 cents (+3.1%) from the previous close of $16.89. Tyson Foods, Inc. and its subsidiaries produce, distribute and market chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods and related products.

Stock Price Performance: From June 29, 2011, to September 23, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.86 (-14.8%) from $19.30 to $16.44. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 22, 2011 and July 1, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 6.8% (+$1.24). It saw one of its worst periods between September 15, 2011 and September 22, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 6.7% (-$1.17).

Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE:CPO) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $41.23, which is $1.34 (+3.4%) above the previous close of $39.89. Corn Products International, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells a number of ingredients to a variety of food and industrial customers.

Stock Price Performance: From June 30, 2011, to September 26, 2011, the stock price had fallen $15.39 (-27.8%) from $55.28 to $39.89. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 25, 2011 and May 2, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 4.3% (+$2.33). It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and July 29, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 14.3% (-$8.47).

 

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