Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 13th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Libbey Inc. (NYSE:LBY): The shares closed at $12.19, up $0.97, or 8.65%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $179.69 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEET): The shares closed at $60.63, up $1.25, or 2.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $783.80 million. About the company: Peet’s Coffee & Tea Inc. markets fresh roasted whole bean coffee. The Company distributes its products through specialty grocery and gourmet food stores, mail order, and office and restaurant accounts. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE:ABD): The shares closed at $9.91, up $0.12, or 1.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $549.46 million. About the company: Acco Brands Corporation manufactures office products. The Company produces staplers, daily scheduling diaries, shredders, laminating equipment, and presentation boards. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD): The shares closed at $24.01, up $0.29, or 1.22%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.86 billion. About the company: Smithfield Foods, Inc. processes pork and produces hogs through its meat processing and hog production groups. The Company also produces and markets a range of branded food products such as frozen barbecues and chilies, peanuts, and pork products. Smithfield’s products are sold on a wholesale basis, through catalogs, through its retail stores, and via the Internet. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDEN): The shares closed at $35.92, up $0.42, or 1.18%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.05 billion. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Green Mountain Coffee (NASDAQ:GMCR): The shares closed at $49.95, down $6.54, or 11.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.72 billion. About the company: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. roasts Arabica coffees and offers various coffee selections. The Company’s products include single-origin, estate, certified organic, Fair Trade, signature blends, and flavored coffees sold under the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters brand. Green Mountain serves offices, supermarkets, and convenience stores, and operates a direct mail business. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cadiz Inc. (NASDAQ:CDZI): The shares closed at $8.98, down $0.51, or 5.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $127.45 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND): The shares closed at $29.69, down $1.61, or 5.14%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $654.91 million. About the company: Diamond Foods, Inc. is a branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary, snack, in-shell and ingredient nuts. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Central European (NASDAQ:CEDC): The shares closed at $4.77, down $0.24, or 4.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $346.97 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Lifeway Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:LWAY): The shares closed at $9.13, down $0.41, or 4.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $149.97 million. About the company: Lifeway Foods, Inc. manufactures cultured, probiotic food products in the health food industry. The Company’s products include kefir, Basics Plus dairy based immune-supporting dietary supplement beverage, and Kefir Starter for consumers to make their own kefir. Lifeway also manufactures and markets SoyTreat nondairy soy kefir. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

Advantage: Check out our interactive stock charts, fundamentals, Twitter stream, and more >>

Improve Your 2011 Financial Health: Join the winning team of stock pickers with Wall St. Cheat Sheet’s acclaimed premium newsletter>>

More from The Cheat Sheet