5 Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks Falling This Afternoon

Through most of the trading day on Friday, September 9, 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.

Shares of Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) are trading at $13.59, down 75 cents (-5.4%) from the previous close of $14.36. 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 13, 2011, to September 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.69 (-20.3%) from $18.22 to $14.53. 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).

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) is among the price losers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $50.28, which is $2.03 (-3.9%) below the previous close of $52.31. Ecolab Inc. develops and markets cleaning and sanitizing products and programs, pest elimination, maintenance and repair services for the hospitality, foodservice, healthcare and industrial markets.

Stock Price Performance: From August 9, 2011, to September 7, 2011, the stock price had risen $6.87 (14.9%) from $46.26 to $53.13. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 19, 2011 and August 31, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 20.4% (+$9.07). It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 8.8% (-$4.67).

Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:CCE) stocks are trading at $25.50. This is $1.43 (-5.4%) below the previous close of $26.97, making the company one of the biggest price losers in the sector today. Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. produces and distributes soft drinks to customers in the U.S, Canada and certain Caribbean islands.

Stock Price Performance: From August 9, 2011, to September 7, 2011, the stock price had risen $1.83 (7.3%) from $25.17 to $27. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 7, 2010 and October 18, 2010 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 8.1% (+$1.78). It saw one of its worst periods between December 10, 2010 and December 22, 2010 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 3.6% (-92 cents).

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) is among the price losers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $54.51, which is $2.89 (-4.7%) below the previous close of $57.19. Herbalife, Ltd is the marketing company that sells weight management, nutritional supplement, energy, sports and fitness products and personal care products.

Stock Price Performance: From August 10, 2011, to September 8, 2011, the stock price had risen $3.41 (6.3%) from $53.78 to $57.19. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between February 15, 2011 and February 28, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 17.1% (+$5.68). It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 22, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 12.1% (-$6.87).

Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) is among the price losers in the sector as its stock price is $62.40, down $2.79 (-4.6%) from the previous close of $65.38. Tupperware Brands Corporation operates as a global direct seller of premium, innovative products across multiple brands and categories.

Stock Price Performance: From August 9, 2011, to September 7, 2011, the stock price had risen $6.30 (10.7%) from $59.05 to $65.35. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 18, 2011 and April 27, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 7.5% (+$4.38). It saw one of its worst periods between May 10, 2011 and May 17, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 7.4% (-$4.89).

 

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