Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 21st

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Cadiz Inc. (NASDAQ:CDZI): The shares closed at $10.07, up $1.78, or 21.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $142.92 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.
  • Libbey Inc. (AMEX: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.
  • Coca-Cola HBC S.A. (NYSE:CCH): The shares closed at $18.10, up $1.28, or 7.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.57 billion. About the company: Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. produces, sells, and distributes soft drinks, fruit juices, and mineral water. The Company produces all kinds of Coca-Cola brand name products such as Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Diet Sprite, and Fanta. Coca-Cola Hellenic manufactures and distributes in 26 countries worlwide.
  • Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR): The shares closed at $17.50, up $1.13, or 6.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $534.44 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.
  • Lifeway Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:LWAY): The shares closed at $10.97, up $0.55, or 5.28%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $180.25 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND): The shares closed at $68.69, down $1.63, or 2.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.51 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.
  • Cosan Limited (NYSE:CZZ): The shares closed at $11.51, down $0.26, or 2.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.12 billion. About the company: Cosan Limited produces ethanol and sugar. The Company operates mills, refineries, port facilities and numerous warehouses throughout Brazil.
  • Industrias Bachoco, S.A.B (NYSE:IBA): The shares closed at $21.45, down $0.44, or 2.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.07 billion. 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.
  • Embotelladora Andina SA (NYSE:AKO.A): The shares closed at $21.15, down $0.35, or 1.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.68 billion.
  • Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH): The shares closed at $56.31, down $0.61, or 1.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $464.63 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.

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

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