The Worst Performers in the Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector Over the Past Quarter

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about the worst-performing companies in the Consumer Non-Cyclical sector (as measured by share price) over the quarter-to-date period.

  • Imperial Sugar Company (NASDAQ:IPSU): This company’s shares declined by 67.05% for the quarter-to-date period. The shares recently traded at $6.59 and the company’s market capitalization is $80,684,310. About the company: Imperial Sugar Company refines and processes refined sugar through cane sugar refineries, molasses desugarization facilities, and beet sugar factories. The Company also operates packaging, ingredient, warehouse distribution and terminal facilities.
  • Central European Distribution Corp (NASDAQ:CEDC): This company’s shares declined by 51.61% for the quarter-to-date period. The shares recently traded at $5.42 and the company’s market capitalization is $394,210,500. 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.
  • Farmer Brothers Co. (NASDAQ:FARM): This company’s shares declined by 48.13% for the quarter-to-date period. The shares recently traded at $5.26 and the company’s market capitalization is $85,240,180. About the company: Farmer Brothers Co. roasts, packages and distributes coffee and allied products to restaurants, hotels, hospitals, convenience stores, and fast food outlets.
  • Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGX): This company’s shares declined by 38.22% for the quarter-to-date period. The shares recently traded at $2.78 and the company’s market capitalization is $375,454,300. About the company: Star Scientific, Inc. is developing proprietary scientific technology for the curing of tobacco so as to prevent, retard or reduce the formation of carcinogenic toxins present in tobacco. The Company is also developing tobacco products that deliver substantially less carcinogenic toxins, and manufactures and sells several discount cigarette brands which contain StarCure tobacco.
  • Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF): This company’s shares declined by 35.04% for the quarter-to-date period. The shares recently traded at $7.97 and the company’s market capitalization is $1,463,676,000. About the company: Dean Foods Company is a food and beverage company that produces a full line of Company-branded and private label dairy and dairy-related products. The Company provides products such as milk and milk-based beverages, ice cream, half and half, whipping cream, sour cream, cottage cheese, yogurt, dips, and soy milk. Dean Foods also supplies pickles, juice, juice drinks, and water.
  • Reddy Ice Holdings, Inc (NYSE:FRZ): This company’s shares declined by 34.52% for the quarter-to-date period. The shares recently traded at $1.84 and the company’s market capitalization is $42,893,080. About the company: Reddy Ice Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, manufactures and distributes packaged ice. The Company sells its products primarily under the Reddy Ice brand to locations in various states.
  • MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI): This company’s shares declined by 34.10% for the quarter-to-date period. The shares recently traded at $5.74 and the company’s market capitalization is $102,253,300. About the company: MGP Ingredients, Inc. produces and markets ingredients and distillery products. The Company’s ingredients include specialty wheat starches and specialty wheat proteins for food and non-food applications, commodity ingredients, including commodity wheat starches and vital wheat gluten, and mill feeds. MGP’s distillery products consist of food-grade alcohol.
  • OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX): This company’s shares declined by 33.50% for the quarter-to-date period. The shares recently traded at $5.22 and the company’s market capitalization is $448,942,500. About the company: OfficeMax Inc sells and market office products. The Company distributes and retails a variety of products such as office supplies, technology products, and business furniture. OfficeMax sells through stores located throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and many of the products are also sold through its catalog and online.
  • Craft Brewers Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOOK): This company’s shares declined by 32.98% for the quarter-to-date period. The shares recently traded at $5.77 and the company’s market capitalization is $108,734,600. About the company: Craft Brewers Alliance Inc. operates breweries that offer a wide assortment of beers.

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

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