Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 12th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Libbey Inc. (AMEX:LBY): The shares closed at $12.33, up $1.11, or 9.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $181.76 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.
  • Lifetime Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:LCUT): The shares closed at $10.64, up $0.84, or 8.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $128.56 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.
  • Seaboard Corporation (AMEX:SEB): The shares closed at $1,884.00, up $99, or 5.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.29 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.
  • Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO): The shares closed at $20.48, up $1.04, or 5.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $150.53 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.
  • Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR): The shares closed at $17.06, up $0.75, or 4.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $521.00 million. About the company: Inter Parfums, Inc. develops, manufactures and distributes prestige perfumes and cosmetics as the exclusive worldwide licensee for Burberry, Van Cleef & Arpels, Jimmy Choo, Paul Smith, Montblanc, S.T. Dupont and Boucheron. Inter Parfums, Inc. also owns Lanvin Perfumes and Nickel, a men’s skin care company. It also produces personal care products for specialty retailers under exclusive agreements for Gap, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, bebe, Betsey Johnson, Nine West and Lane Bryant brands.

Losers (% price change)

  • Schiff Nutrition Intl (NYSE:WNI): The shares closed at $11.71, down $0.74, or 5.94%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $340.76 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.
  • Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND): The shares closed at $71.30, down $4.28, or 5.66%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.57 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.
  • Green Mountain Coffee (NASDAQ:GMCR): The shares closed at $89.90, down $3.72, or 3.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $13.76 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.
  • Constellation Brands, Inc (NYSE:STZ): The shares closed at $20.24, down $0.38, or 1.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.34 billion. About the company: Constellation Brands, Inc. produces and markets beverage alcohol in North America, Europe, and Australia, and New Zealand. The Company has a portfolio of brands across the wine, imported beer, and distilled spirits categories. Constellation conducts its business through wholly owned subsidiaries as well as through a variety of joint ventures with various other entities.
  • British American Tobacco (AMEX:BTI): The shares closed at $86.44, down $1.49, or 1.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $85.63 billion. About the company: British American Tobacco PLC is the holding company for a group of companies that manufacture, market and sell cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and roll-your-own tobacco.

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

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