The Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector (XLP) showed little change during trading today while the S&P 500 rose 0.6%.

The ETF, as a proxy for the sector, tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past week. Going into trading today, XLP was up 1.4% over the last seven trading days while the S&P 500 went up 2.5%.

Imperial Sugar Company (IPSU) rose 58% to close at $6.40, cross its 50-day moving average of $4.56 and 200-day moving average of $5.07. Herbalife (HLF) declined 19.9% to close at $56.30, moving below its 50-day moving average of $69.84 and 200-day moving average of $61.62.

Dole Food Company (DOLE) rose 3.8% to close at $8.80, approaching its 50-day moving average of $9.44. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $9.48. Tootsie Roll Industries (AVP) fell 2.5% to close at $23.22, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $22.64. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $19.39.

USANA Health (USNA) was a major loser in the sector, falling 9.4% (-$3.92) to close at $37.78 with 444,120 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $37.74 to $41.96. Share price is up 45 cents (1.2%) from $37.33 on March 30, 2012.

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 7.1% (+$2.20) to close at $33.02 with 12.5 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $30.98 to $33.30. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $1.36 (4.3%) from a price of $31.66 on March 30, 2012.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son (JBSS) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $14.96 to top the previous high of $14.60.