Consumer noncyclical stocks fell broadly on Wall Street on Friday morning, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.7%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.8%, the Nasdaq fell 0.6% and the S&P 500 was down 0.8%.
Some of the biggest gainers among consumer noncyclical stocks include:
- Conagra Foods (CAG): CAG stock is up 8.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Treehouse Foods (THS): THS stock is up 4.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Post Holdings Inc. (POST): POST stock is up 3.9% today.
- Sanderson Farms (SAFM): SAFM stock is up 2.9% today.
- Pilgrim’s Pride Corp (PPC): PPC stock is up 2.8% today.
- Seaboard Corp (SEB): SEB stock is up 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Cal-Maine Foods (CALM): CALM stock is up 1.7% today.
- Gruma S.A. De C.V. (GMK): GMK stock is up 1.1% today.
- National Beverage (FIZZ): FIZZ stock is up 0.7% today.
- Tupperware Corp (TUP): TUP stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
Some of the biggest losers among consumer noncyclical stocks include:
- Hershey Foods Corp (HSY): HSY stock is down 2.7% today.
- Adecoagro S.A. (AGRO): AGRO stock is down 1.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Brown Forman Inc A (BF.A): BF.A stock is down 1.1% today.
- Brf-Brasil Foods S.A. (BRFS): BRFS stock is down 0.9% today.
- Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL): CL stock is down 0.6% today.
- Diageo Plc (DEO): DEO stock is down 0.6% today.
- Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN): MJN stock is down 0.6% today.
- Brown Forman Inc B (BF.B): BF.B stock is down 0.7% today.
- Universal Corp (UVV): UVV stock is down 0.6% today.
- The Whitewave Foods Company (WWAV): WWAV stock is down 0.5% today.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.