Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 27th

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

Gainers (% price change)

Parlux Fragrances, Inc. (NASDAQ:PARL): The shares closed at $5.94, up $2.47, or 71.18%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $123.37 million. About the company: Parlux Fragrances, Inc. is a manufacturer and international distributor of prestige fragrances. The Company holds the licenses to manufacture and distribute the designer fragrance brands of Perry Ellis and Fred Hayman Beverly Hills. Parlux also owns, manufactures, and distributes its own fragrance brand, Animale Parfums. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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 >>

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM): The shares closed at $35.77, up $1.52, or 4.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $853.87 million. About the company: Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. produces, cleans, grades, packs, and sells fresh shell eggs. The Company markets its products in various states in the Southwestern, Southeastern, Midwestern, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

The Boston Beer Co., Inc. (NYSE:SAM): The shares closed at $112.88, up $4.15, or 3.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.44 billion. About the company: The Boston Beer Company, Inc. produces a variety of craft-brewed beers and cider products at various contract breweries and Company-owned breweries. The Company sells its products under brand names such as Boston Beer Company, Oregon Beer and Brewing Company, Samuel Adams, and HardCore. Boston Beer sells its products to a network of wholesale distributors. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Farmer Brothers Co. (NASDAQ:FARM): The shares closed at $7.49, up $0.22, or 3.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $121.23 million. About the company: Farmer Brothers Co. roasts, packages and distributes coffee and allied products to restaurants, hotels, hospitals, convenience stores, and fast food outlets. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

Synutra Intl., Inc. (NASDAQ:SYUT): The shares closed at $4.80, down $0.23, or 4.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $275.04 million. About the company: Synutra International, Inc., through subsidiaries, manufactures infant formula and other nutritional products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

SunOpta, Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL): The shares closed at $5.01, down $0.16, or 3.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $329.38 million. About the company: SunOpta Inc. owns and operates businesses in the natural and organic food markets. The Company sources, processes, and distributes natural and organic food products. SunOpta also produces, distributes, and recycles environmentally friendly industrial materials. In addition, the Company engineers and markets clean pulping systems. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Grupo Casa Saba, S.A (NYSE:SAB): The shares closed at $7.22, down $0.22, or 2.92%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $180.98 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Schiff Nutrition Intl (NYSE:WNI): The shares closed at $10.92, down $0.24, or 2.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $317.78 million. About the company: Schiff Nutrition International, Inc. develops, manufactures, markets, and sells branded and private label vitamins, nutritional supplements, and sports nutrition products. The Company markets its products in the United States and throughout the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT): The shares closed at $6.38, down $0.13, or 2%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $606.75 million. About the company: Cott Corporation produces and distributes a variety of premium beverages. The Company’s beverages include soft drinks, new age beverages, iced teas, juice drinks, sports drinks, and bottled water. Cott operates manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom. The Company markets its beverages to retailers worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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