Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 26th

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 $12.19, 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.
  • Green Mountain Coffee (NASDAQ:GMCR): The shares closed at $72.35, up $4.5, or 6.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.08 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.
  • Synutra Intl., Inc. (NASDAQ:SYUT): The shares closed at $5.32, up $0.3, or 5.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $304.84 million. About the company: Synutra International, Inc., through subsidiaries, manufactures infant formula and other nutritional products.
  • ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE:ABD): The shares closed at $6.00, up $0.33, or 5.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $331.09 million. About the company: Acco Brands Corporation manufactures office products. The Company produces staplers, daily scheduling diaries, shredders, laminating equipment, and presentation boards.
  • Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR): The shares closed at $18.50, up $1, or 5.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $564.98 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)

  • Cadiz Inc. (NASDAQ:CDZI): The shares closed at $9.65, down $0.42, or 4.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $136.96 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.
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL): The shares closed at $91.84, down $2.08, or 2.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $44.68 billion. About the company: Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company that markets its products throughout the world. The Company’s products include toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoos, deodorants, bar and liquid soaps, dishwashing liquid, and laundry products, as well as pet nutrition products for cats and dogs.
  • Lifeway Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:LWAY): The shares closed at $10.77, down $0.2, or 1.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $176.96 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.
  • The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX): The shares closed at $67.73, down $1.23, or 1.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.93 billion. About the company: The Clorox Company produces and markets non-durable consumer products sold primarily through grocery and other retail stores. The Company’s principal products include household cleaning and bleach products, charcoal, cat litter, automotive care products, dressings, and trash bags. Clorox markets its products in the United States and other countries around the world.
  • The Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): The shares closed at $65.21, down $1.05, or 1.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $179.20 billion. About the company: The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets consumer products in countries throughout the world. The Company provides products in the laundry and cleaning, paper, beauty care, food and beverage, and health care segments. Proctor & Gamble’s products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, and neighborhood stores.

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

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