How These Consumer Goods Stocks are Faring? -- Dean Foods, Church & Dwight, Ecolab and ACCO Brands

Sep 13, 2016, 07:55 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, September 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The Consumer Goods space includes companies that manufacture and market everything from food and beverages to toiletries and small appliances. Ahead of today's trading session, reviews the following equities: Dean Foods Co. (NYSE: DF), Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE: CHD), Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL), and ACCO Brands Corp. (NYSE: ACCO). Register now and get full and free access to our downloadable research reports on these stocks at:

Dean Foods  

Dallas, Texas headquartered Dean Foods Co.'s stock finished Monday's session 1.20% higher at $16.07. A total volume of 2.24 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.86 million shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 9.60%. Furthermore, shares of Dean Foods, which processes and distributes milk, and other dairy and dairy case products in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 32.68.

On September 1st, 2016, Dean Foods announced that Ralph Scozzafava, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Gregg A. Tanner as its Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Company's Board of Directors, effective January 1st, 2017. The complimentary research report on DF can be downloaded at:

Church & Dwight  

On Monday, shares in Ewing, New Jersey headquartered Church & Dwight Co. Inc. ended the session at $47.54, up 0.32%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.85 million shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 1.24 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 13.28% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 2.76% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Church & Dwight, which develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the US, have an RSI of 31.83.

On August 4th, 2016, Church & Dwight announced Q2 2016 EPS of $0.85 per share, a 54.5% increase, or a 16.4% increase on an adjusted basis, over Q2 2015; exceeding the company's prior outlook. The company's Q2 2016 net sales increased $30.3 million, or 3.6%, to $877.4 million. Register for free on and get access to the latest PDF format report on CHD at:


St. Paul, Minnesota headquartered Ecolab Inc.'s stock ended yesterday's session 1.16% higher at $120.06. A total volume of 921,292 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 898,700 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.90% in the previous three months and 5.63% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 5.16% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Ecolab, which provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide, have an RSI of 39.81.

On August 26th, 2016, research firm Macquarie initiated an 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $143 per share.

On September 08th, 2016, Ecolab was named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America index, a comprehensive and highly regarded assessment of leading sustainability-driven companies. This is the second consecutive year Ecolab has been named to the North America index, and it would be the company's third listing since 2012. Download your free research report on ECL at:

ACCO Brands 

At the close on Monday, shares in Lake Zurich, Illinois headquartered ACCO Brands Corp. recorded a trading volume of 395,734 shares. The stock finished 0.61% higher at $9.95. The Company's shares have surged 39.55% since the start of this year and are trading above their 200-day moving average by 13.39%. Furthermore, shares of ACCO Brands, which manufactures, markets, and distributes office, school, and calendar products primarily in the US, Northern Europe, Brazil, Canada, Australia, and Mexico, have an RSI of 40.59. Access our complete research report on ACCO for free at:


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