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)

  • General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS): The shares closed at $38.44, up $0.95, or 2.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $24.79 billion. About the company: General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded and packaged consumer foods worldwide. The Company also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries.
  • TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS): The shares closed at $57.88, up $0.96, or 1.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.08 billion. About the company: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. is a food manufacturer servicing primarily the retail grocery and foodservice distribution channels. The Company’s products include non-dairy powdered coffee creamer; canned soups, salad dressings and sauces; salsa and Mexican sauces; jams and pie fillings, pickles, and related products.
  • Gruma S.A.B. de C.V. (ADR (NYSE:GMK): The shares closed at $6.80, up $0.08, or 1.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $958.21 million. About the company: Gruma S.A.B., through its subsidiaries, produces and markets corn flour, tortillas, wheat flour, and bread. The Company operates in Mexico, the United States, Central America, Venezuela, and Europe. Brand names include Mission, Guerrero, Tortirica, and Breddy.
  • Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO): The shares closed at $20.59, up $0.2, or 0.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $151.34 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.
  • ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year (NYSE:UST): The shares closed at $105.22, up $0.8, or 0.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $15.61 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX): The shares closed at $19.30, down $1.78, or 8.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $984.95 million. About the company: Deluxe Corporation provides check printing and related business services. The Company offers personalized printed items (checks, forms, business cards, stationery, greeting cards and labels), promotional products and merchandising materials. Deluxe also offers business services, including logo design, payroll, web design and hosting, business networking, and search engine marketing.
  • Cosan Limited (NYSE:CZZ): The shares closed at $10.21, down $0.75, or 6.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.76 billion. About the company: Cosan Limited produces ethanol and sugar. The Company operates mills, refineries, port facilities and numerous warehouses throughout Brazil.
  • Central European (NASDAQ:CEDC): The shares closed at $6.42, down $0.44, or 6.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $466.94 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.
  • ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE:ABD): The shares closed at $5.23, down $0.35, or 6.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $288.60 million. About the company: Acco Brands Corporation manufactures office products. The Company produces staplers, daily scheduling diaries, shredders, laminating equipment, and presentation boards.
  • Revlon, Inc. (NYSE:REV): The shares closed at $12.66, down $0.81, or 6.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $660.54 million. About the company: Revlon, Inc. provides cosmetics and skin care, fragrance, personal care products, and hair and nail care products. The Company’s products are for use by professional salons and consumers worldwide. Revlon’s products are marketed under brand names such as Revlon, Colorstay, Ultima II, Charlie, Mitchum, and American Crew.

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

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