Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Consumer Non-Cyclical (NYSE:XLP) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO): The shares closed at $20.30, up $0.66, or 3.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $149.21 million. About the company: Alico, Inc. is involved in various agribusiness activities and operations, including citrus fruit production, cattle ranching, sugarcane and sod production, and forestry. The Company also leases land for farming, cattle grazing, recreation, and oil exploration. Alico conducts operations in central and southwest Florida.
  • Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDEN): The shares closed at $29.10, up $0.66, or 2.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $844.05 million. About the company: Elizabeth Arden, Inc. manufactures, distributes, and markets prestige fragrances and related skin treatment and cosmetic products for men and women. The Company’s fragrance brands include Red Door, White Diamonds, Grey Flannel, Halston, Guerlain, and Nautica. Elizabeth Arden’s skin care brands include Ceramides, Visible Difference, and Millenium.
  • ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year (NYSE:UST): The shares closed at $106.50, up $1.82, or 1.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $15.80 billion. About the company: ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks daily investment results that correspond to twice (200%) the daily performance of the Barclays Capital 7-10 Year U.S. Treasury Bond Index.
  • Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB): The shares closed at $32.66, up $0.29, or 0.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $10.48 billion. About the company: Campbell Soup Company, with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets branded convenience food products. The Company’s core divisions include soups and sauces, biscuits and confectionery, and foodservice. Campbell’s distributes its products worldwide.
  • British American Tobacco (AMEX:BTI): The shares closed at $85.05, up $0.32, or 0.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $84.25 billion. About the company: British American Tobacco PLC is the holding company for a group of companies that manufacture, market and sell cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and roll-your-own tobacco.

Losers (% price change)

  • Central European (NASDAQ:CEDC): The shares closed at $6.08, down $0.93, or 13.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $442.21 million. About the company: Central European Distribution Corporation(NASDAQ:CEDC) produces and distributes branded vodka on a nationwide basis in Poland. The Company also imports beer, wine, and spirits. CEDC operates regional distribution centers in major urban areas throughout Poland.
  • Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME): The shares closed at $7.95, down $1.13, or 12.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $154.03 million. About the company: Omega Protein Corporation produces protein-rich fish meal, fish oil, and solubles. The Company markets a variety of products derived from menhaden, an inedible fish found in coastal waters off the United States mid-Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
  • Synutra Intl., Inc. (NASDAQ:SYUT): The shares closed at $4.75, down $0.57, or 10.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $272.18 million. About the company: Synutra International, Inc., through subsidiaries, manufactures infant formula and other nutritional products.
  • Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND): The shares closed at $71.57, down $8.23, or 10.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.58 billion. About the company: Diamond Foods, Inc. is a branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary, snack, in-shell and ingredient nuts.
  • Lifetime Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:LCUT): The shares closed at $8.67, down $0.97, or 10.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $104.76 million. About the company: Lifetime Brands, Inc. designs, markets, and distributes household cutlery, kitchenware, cutting boards, and bakeware. The Company markets its products under its own tradenames and licensed tradenames. Lifetime Brand’s products are distributed through retailers in the United States.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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