Molson Coors and Estee Lauder Lead These Consumer Stocks Down: EL, AVP, TAP, SEB, GLW

Through most of the trading day on Thursday, September 22, 2011, these stocks are bringing down the Consumer/Non-Cyclical (NYSE:XLP) sector. Long time Wall St. Cheat Sheet readers know to watch stock prices because Technicals on the Stock Chart are Strong’ is one of the ‘T’s in our CHEAT SHEET investing framework.

Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) is among the price losers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $12.15, which is 81 cents (-5.7%) below the previous close of $12.89. Corning Inc. provides high-performance glass for LCD televisions, computer monitors, and other information display applications as well as optical fiber and cable products.

Stock Price Performance: From June 24, 2011, to September 20, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.07 (-23.3%) from $17.49 to $13.42. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 16, 2011 and March 25, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 4.5% (+92 cents). It saw one of its worst periods between March 25, 2011 and April 8, 2011 when shares fell for 11 straight trading days, falling 8.8% (-$1.87).

Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) stocks are trading at $94.94. This is $4.77 (-4.7%) below the previous close of $99.60, making the company one of the biggest price losers in the sector today. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.

Stock Price Performance: From August 22, 2011, to September 20, 2011, the stock price had risen $14.40 (16.3%) from $88.48 to $102.88. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 25, 2011 and September 1, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 5.3% (+$4.95). It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 7.1% (-$7.28).

Shares of Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) are trading at $20.19, down 83 cents (-3.9%) from the previous close of $21.01. Avon Products Inc. is a global manufacturer and marketer of beauty, fashion and home products.

Stock Price Performance: From July 25, 2011, to September 20, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.04 (-21.8%) from $27.77 to $21.73. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 9, 2011 and September 16, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 4.7% (+$1). It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 19% (-$5.30).

Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) is one of the sector losers in price. Its shares are trading at $39.03, down $1.60 (-3.9%) from the previous close of $40.63. Molson Coors Brewing Company produces, manufactures and sells beer and other beverages through its subsidiaries.

Stock Price Performance: From July 25, 2011, to September 20, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.28 (-7.2%) from $45.65 to $42.37. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 15, 2011 and June 22, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 2.4% (+$1.06). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 9.8% (-$4.51).

Seaboard Corporation (AMEX:SEB) is among the price losers in the sector as its stock price is $1909.51, down $121.49 (-5.9%) from the previous close of $2029. Seaboard Corporation and its subsidiaries is a diversified international agribusiness and transportation company.

Stock Price Performance: From July 25, 2011, to September 20, 2011, the stock price had fallen $554.85 (-20.8%) from $2672 to $2117.15. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 15, 2011 and March 31, 2011 when shares rose for 13 straight trading days, rising 20.5% (+$411). It saw one of its worst periods between April 29, 2011 and May 9, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 4.1% (-$99).

 

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