Consumer noncyclical stocks finished up 0.2% on Wall Street today.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.7%, the Nasdaq climbed 1.1% and the S&P 500 rose 0.7%.
Some of the biggest gainers among consumer noncyclical stocks include:
- Tupperware Corp (TUP): TUP stock is up 1.8% today.
- Conagra Foods (CAG): CAG stock is up 1.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- British American Tobacco Industries (BTI): BTI stock is up 1.1% today.
- Brown Forman Inc A (BF.A): BF.A stock is up 1.0% today on 3 times normal volume.
- J & J Snack Foods (JJSF): JJSF stock is up 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Owens Corning Inc (OC): OC stock is up 0.9% today.
- Starbucks Corp (SBUX): SBUX stock is up 0.9% today.
- Procter & Gamble Company (PG): PG stock is up 0.9% today.
- Fresh Del Monte Produce (FDP): FDP stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Treehouse Foods (THS): THS stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
Some of the biggest losers among consumer noncyclical stocks include:
- Post Holdings Inc. (POST): POST stock is down 1.8% today.
- Embotell Andina Sa A (AKO.A): AKO.A stock is down 1.5% today.
- The Whitewave Foods Company (WWAV): WWAV stock is down 0.8% today.
- Avon Products (AVP): AVP stock is down 0.5% today.
- Hormel Foods Corp (HRL): HRL stock is down 0.3% today.
- Anheuser-Busch Inbev Sa (BUD): BUD stock is down 0.1% today.
- Philip Morris International Inc (PM): PM stock is down 0.1%, marking the eighth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.