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)

  • Lifetime Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:LCUT): The shares closed at $11.06, up $2.39, or 27.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $133.64 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.
  • Cadiz Inc. (NASDAQ:CDZI): The shares closed at $8.41, up $1.21, or 16.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $119.36 million. About the company: Cadiz Inc. develops and manages water and agricultural resources in California. The Company’s portfolio of assets encompasses landholdings with groundwater resources and water storage availability, agricultural properties with water rights, and contractual water rights. Cadiz also holds technologies for water conservation, reclamation, production, and conveyance.
  • Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME): The shares closed at $9.16, up $1.21, or 15.22%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $177.48 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.
  • Ennis, Inc. (NYSE:EBF): The shares closed at $13.83, up $1.58, or 12.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $360.36 million. About the company: Ennis Inc is a wholesale manufacturer of a line of printed business products. The Company’s products include stock and custom business forms, checks, commercial printing, promotional products, office supplies, tags, labels, presentation products, and multi-media packaging. Ennis sells in the United States.
  • Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR): The shares closed at $15.89, up $1.73, or 12.22%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $485.27 million. About the company: Inter Parfums, Inc. develops, manufactures and distributes prestige perfumes and cosmetics as the exclusive worldwide licensee for Burberry, Van Cleef & Arpels, Jimmy Choo, Paul Smith, Montblanc, S.T. Dupont and Boucheron. Inter Parfums, Inc. also owns Lanvin Perfumes and Nickel, a men’s skin care company. It also produces personal care products for specialty retailers under exclusive agreements for Gap, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, bebe, Betsey Johnson, Nine West and Lane Bryant brands.

Losers (% price change)

  • (): The shares closed at $8.97, down $0.63, or 6.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.01 billion.
  • Grupo Casa Saba, S.A (NYSE:SAB): The shares closed at $10.58, down $0.72, or 6.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $265.21 million. About the company: Grupo Casa Saba SAB de C.V. distributes pharmaceutical products, health and beauty aids, and non-perishable foods. The Company distributes its products to pharmacies, mass merchandisers, and other specialized channels throughout Mexico.
  • Libbey Inc. (AMEX:LBY): The shares closed at $10.75, down $0.47, or 4.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $158.47 million. About the company: Libbey Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets glass tableware, which is used by foodservice, industrial, premium, and retail customers around the world. The Company also provides ceramic dinnerware and metal flatware to foodservice users in the United States. In addition, Libbey is the exclusive distributor of Vitrocrisa glass tableware products in the United States and Canada.
  • Vina Concha y Toro S.A (NYSE:VCO): The shares closed at $32.55, down $1.12, or 3.33%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.22 billion. About the company: Vina Concha Y Toro S.A. produces wines in Chile and Argentina. The Company owns and operates vineyards, vinification plants, bottling plants, and a wine distribution network. Vina Concha produces premium, varietal, and sparkling wines. The Company exports its products worldwide. Vina Concha also grows and markets fruit, and bottles mineral water.
  • Seaboard Corporation (AMEX:SEB): The shares closed at $1,700.00, down $52.92, or 3.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.07 billion. About the company: Seaboard Corporation is a diversified international agribusiness and transportation company that primarily produces and processes domestic pork and ships cargo. The Company also merchandises commodities, mills flour and feed, farms produce, produces sugar, and generates electric power overseas.

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

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