Consumer Stocks

Start Browsing Consumer Staples Stocks for Fairly Priced Defense

The consumer staples sector has underperformed in 2014, bringing valuations down to more reasonable levels. The time to buy the sector is nearing, but... More 

CLX Growth Estimates Say Clorox Stock is Stuck in The Mud

Clorox's most recent results suggest it will be a long slog for Clorox stock, as growth estimates come in at 1% to 2% for the year. More 

The Rally for Retail Stocks Might Be Over

Retail stocks have slumped badly in 2014. Is this just a blip, or have retailers lost their market leadership role for good? More 

Procter & Gamble Remains a Steady Dividend Holding

Procter & Gamble is a household name in anyone's book, but as an investment, right now it's best only for the dividend. Hold on to PG, but don't expect upside More 

Kimberly-Clark to Spin Off Healthcare Business

Kimberly-Clark stock gained after the company announced that it will spin off its health care business. More 

What Valuations Are Trying to Tell Investors Right Now

Based on current valuations, the defensive consumer staples, utilities and healthcare sectors remain expensive. Where can you find better opportunities? More 

Consumer Staples Stocks Look Strong

As the S&P 500 trades at all-time highs, sector rotation continues and the consumer staples sector is breaking to new year-to-date highs. More 

CL vs. PG Stock – Which Is the Better Buy?

Consumer products giants P&G and Colgate face a flurry of headwinds, making 2014 look challenging for holders of PG stock and CL stock alike. More 

For the Rally to Continue, These 3 Sectors Need to Rebound — and Soon

The broader market remains near record territory, but the XLF, XLU and XLP are making lower highs. Here's what that means for the rally's sustainability. More 

Unusual Way Gillette’s Low-Cost Razor Came to Be

In 2008, Procter & Gamble executives traveled extensively in India to develop a new Gillette razor for emerging markets. More