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)

  • Vina Concha y Toro S.A (NYSE:VCO): The shares closed at $36.75, up $2.58, or 7.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.37 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.
  • Libbey Inc. (AMEX:LBY): The shares closed at $12.00, up $0.78, or 6.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $176.89 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.
  • Industrias Bachoco, S.A.B (NYSE:IBA): The shares closed at $22.73, up $1.09, or 5.04%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.14 billion. About the company: Industrias Bachoco, S.A. produces poultry for consumption in Mexico. The Company operates chicken farms, processing units, feeding facilities, and incubation plants. The Company also produces and distributes eggs, swine, and balanced feed.
  • Lifetime Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:LCUT): The shares closed at $9.80, up $0.35, or 3.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $118.41 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.
  • Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE:SLE): The shares closed at $17.29, up $0.58, or 3.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $10.21 billion. About the company: Sara Lee Corporation manufactures and markets brand-name products for consumers throughout the world. The Company is focused primarily on the meats, baking, beverage and household products categories.

Losers (% price change)

  • Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO): The shares closed at $19.44, down $1.89, or 8.86%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $142.89 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.
  • Seaboard Corporation (AMEX:SEB): The shares closed at $1,785.00, down $58, or 3.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.17 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.
  • Fomento Economico (NYSE:FMX): The shares closed at $66.32, down $1.99, or 2.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $118.65 billion. About the company: Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (FEMSA) is an integrated beverage company. The Company through its subsidiaries produces, distributes and markets large-scale soft drinks, beer and convenience stores throughout Latin America, the United States and Mexico.
  • Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH): The shares closed at $57.20, down $1.52, or 2.59%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $471.98 million. About the company: Blyth, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes a line of candles and home fragrance products in the United States. The Company’s products include scented candles, outdoor lighting products, potpourri, and environmental fragrance products. Blyth also markets related candle accessories and decorative seasonal products.
  • Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND): The shares closed at $75.58, down $1.65, or 2.14%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.66 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.

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

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