Consumer Stocks

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 

Consumer Staples: Is More Pain on the Way?

Consumer staples stocks have lagged the broader market since the beginning of May. What will it take to get the staples sector moving higher again? More 

Nike Earnings: Expect Fireworks From NKE

Nike earnings are coming after the bell Thursday -- here's what investors should look for in NKE's first quarter. More 

With No Taper, Play Defense With Consumer Staples (VDC)

Looks like the Fed has handed the market-moving reins over to politicians in D.C. for now...which means uncertainty will abound. More 

3 Sector Funds to Pile Into Now

These sector funds -- in both ETF and mutual fund flavors -- are poised to outperform as we enter the home stretch of 2013. More