Sector Review: Action in the Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector on Dec 8th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Central European (NASDAQ:CEDC): The shares closed at $6.04, up $0.93, or 18.2%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $439.35 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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • Grupo Casa Saba, S.A (NYSE:SAB): The shares closed at $8.57, up $0.68, or 8.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $214.83 million. About the company: Grupo Casa Saba SAB de C.V. distributes pharmaceutical products, health and beauty aids, and non-perishable foods. The Company distributes its products to pharmacies, mass merchandisers, and other specialized channels throughout Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Vina Concha y Toro S.A (NYSE:VCO): The shares closed at $39.55, up $1.16, or 3.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.48 billion. About the company: Vina Concha Y Toro S.A. produces wines in Chile and Argentina. The Company owns and operates vineyards, vinification plants, bottling plants, and a wine distribution network. Vina Concha produces premium, varietal, and sparkling wines. The Company exports its products worldwide. Vina Concha also grows and markets fruit, and bottles mineral water. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY): The shares closed at $58.69, up $0.49, or 0.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $13.21 billion. About the company: The Hershey Company manufactures chocolate and sugar confectionery products. The Company’s principal products include confectionery and snack products; gum and mint refreshment products; and food and beverage enhancers such as baking ingredients, toppings and beverages. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH): The shares closed at $59.60, down $10.17, or 14.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $491.78 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 >>
  • Cadiz Inc. (NASDAQ:CDZI): The shares closed at $9.02, down $0.86, or 8.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $128.02 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 >>
  • Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. (NYSE:PPC): The shares closed at $5.87, down $0.34, or 5.48%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.26 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 >>
  • Chiquita Brands Intl (NYSE:CQB): The shares closed at $8.18, down $0.47, or 5.43%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $374.43 million. About the company: Chiquita Brands International, Inc. markets, produces, and distributes fresh bananas and other fresh produce. The Company also distributes and markets fresh-cut fruit and other branded fruit products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX): The shares closed at $21.37, down $1.19, or 5.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.09 billion. About the company: Deluxe Corporation provides check printing and related business services. The Company offers personalized printed items (checks, forms, business cards, stationery, greeting cards and labels), promotional products and merchandising materials. Deluxe also offers business services, including logo design, payroll, web design and hosting, business networking, and search engine marketing. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Most Actives (dollar volume)

  • The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO): The shares closed at $66.73, down $0.05, or 0.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $151.56 billion. About the company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): The shares closed at $64.47, down $0.76, or 1.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $177.38 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL): The shares closed at $55.42, up $0.03, or 0.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $12.86 billion. About the company: Ecolab Inc. develops and markets products and services for the hospitality, institutional, and industrial markets. The Company provides cleaning, sanitizing, pest elimination, and maintenance products, systems, and services. Ecolab provides its services to hotels and restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, light industry, and other customers located worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP): The shares closed at $64.33, down $0.58, or 0.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $100.57 billion. About the company: PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufacture or uses contract manufacturers, market and sell a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO): The shares closed at $28.53, down $0.3, or 1.04%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $58.67 billion. About the company: Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco. Altria holds an interest in a brewery company. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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