Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 9th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND): The shares closed at $40.56, up $14.01, or 52.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $894.68 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 >>
  • Alliance One Intl., Inc. (NYSE:AOI): The shares closed at $3.12, up $0.29, or 10.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $272.60 million. About the company: Alliance One International, Inc. is an independent leaf tobacco merchant serving large multinational cigarette manufacturers. The Company selects, purchases, processes, packs, stores, and ships leaf tobacco. Alliance One also provides, in certain developing markets, agronomy expertise and financing for the growing of leaf tobacco. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cadiz Inc. (NASDAQ:CDZI): The shares closed at $9.90, up $0.88, or 9.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $140.51 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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. (NYSE:PPC): The shares closed at $6.30, up $0.43, or 7.33%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.35 billion. About the company: Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation produces prepared and fresh chicken products in the United States and Mexico. Through vertical integration, the Company controls the breeding, hatching, and growing of chickens and the processing, preparation, and packaging of its product lines. Pilgrim’s Pride exports its products to Canada, Eastern Europe, the Far East, and other world markets. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Central European (NASDAQ:CEDC): The shares closed at $5.68, down $0.36, or 5.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $413.16 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 >>
  • Industrias Bachoco, S.A.B (NYSE:IBA): The shares closed at $18.89, down $0.75, or 3.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $944.34 million. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH): The shares closed at $57.89, down $1.71, or 2.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $477.67 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL): The shares closed at $109.25, down $2.13, or 1.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $21.04 billion. About the company: The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets a wide range of skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products. The Company’s products are sold in countries and territories around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP): The shares closed at $16.58, down $0.22, or 1.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.14 billion. About the company: Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and direct sells beauty and related products. The Company markets its products to consumers worldwide through independent sales representatives. Avon’s product line includes beauty, fashion and home. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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