Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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 $8.07, up $0.83, or 11.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $114.54 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.
  • Synutra Intl., Inc. (NASDAQ:SYUT): The shares closed at $5.50, up $0.41, or 8.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $315.15 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 $5.32, up $0.37, or 7.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $293.56 million. About the company: Acco Brands Corporation manufactures office products. The Company produces staplers, daily scheduling diaries, shredders, laminating equipment, and presentation boards.
  • Seaboard Corporation (AMEX:SEB): The shares closed at $1,843.00, up $128, or 7.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.24 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.
  • Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR): The shares closed at $15.88, up $1.1, or 7.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $484.96 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)

  • Embotelladora Andina SA (NYSE:AKO.A): The shares closed at $21.56, down $0.49, or 2.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.73 billion.
  • ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year (NYSE:UST): The shares closed at $100.13, down $2.19, or 2.14%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $14.86 billion. About the company: ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks daily investment results that correspond to twice (200%) the daily performance of the Barclays Capital 7-10 Year U.S. Treasury Bond Index.
  • TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS): The shares closed at $60.26, down $1.19, or 1.94%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.16 billion. About the company: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. is a food manufacturer servicing primarily the retail grocery and foodservice distribution channels. The Company’s products include non-dairy powdered coffee creamer; canned soups, salad dressings and sauces; salsa and Mexican sauces; jams and pie fillings, pickles, and related products.
  • Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. (NYSE:PPC): The shares closed at $4.02, down $0.02, or 0.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $862.22 million. 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.
  • Gruma S.A.B. de C.V. (ADR (NYSE:GMK): The shares closed at $6.99, down $0.02, or 0.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $984.98 million. About the company: Gruma S.A.B., through its subsidiaries, produces and markets corn flour, tortillas, wheat flour, and bread. The Company operates in Mexico, the United States, Central America, Venezuela, and Europe. Brand names include Mission, Guerrero, Tortirica, and Breddy.

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

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