LONDON, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, January 03, 2013, the U.S. equity market fluctuated between gains and losses. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,831.37, down 0.03%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,469.99, up 0.17%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,131.91, down 0.27%. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index edged 0.18% lower to close the session at 437.02; and the S&P 500 Food Products Industry Index closed at 444.81, down 0.12%. The S&P 500 Food Products Industry Index has gained 7.59% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.33% during the same period. The major movers in the consumer staples sector included Kellogg Co. (NYSE :K ), Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE :HSH ), Diamond Foods Inc. (NASDAQ :DMND ), and McCormick & Co. Inc. (NYSE :MKC ). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on K, HSH, DMND, and MKC can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Shares in Kellogg Co. declined 0.38% on Friday, even as the US equity market fluctuated between gains and losses. The company's shares ended the day at $60.58, after oscillating between $60.54 and $61.08 during the trading session. A total of 1.41 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.83 million. Kellogg Co.'s shares have advanced 2.06% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.33% during the same period. Further, the company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $61.66 and $63.01, respectively. Sign up today to read free research report on K at:
On Friday, Hillshire Brands Co.'s stock closed the day at $33.49, up 0.33% from the previous day's closing price of $33.38. The company's shares vacillated between $33.31 and $33.68 during the trading session. A total of 0.58 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.14 million. The company's shares have gained 8.45% in the previous three months and 2.54% in the previous one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.33% and 1.46% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Hillshire Brands Co.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $32.83 and $33.40, respectively. Register to download free technical analysis on HSH at:
Diamond Foods Inc.'s stock advanced 0.52% on Friday, ending the day at $25.27, after fluctuating between $24.95 and $25.47 during the trading session. A total of 0.18 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.32 million. The company's shares have gained 21.14% in the previous three months and 4.68% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.33% and 1.46% during the respective periods. Moreover, Diamond Foods Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $24.72 and $20.58, respectively. A free report on DMND can be accessed by registering at:
McCormick & Co. Inc.'s stock edged 0.31% higher on Friday, finishing the day at $68.55, after oscillating between $68.33 and $68.82 during the trading session. A total of 0.35 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.52 million. The company's shares have gained 6.02% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.33% during the same period. Additionally, McCormick & Co. Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $68.93 and $70.16, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download the research on MKC for free at:
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