On a trading day that saw the S&P 500 gain 1.2%, the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector (XLP) showed little change.
Coca-Cola HBC (CCH) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 14.7%. The stock closed at $16.40 with 97,073 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $16 to $16.41. The stock has been losing steam over the last month, slipping $3.29 (-16.7%) from a price of $19.69 on April 27, 2012.
Adecoagro (AGRO) rose 6.9% to close at $9.40, cross its 50-day moving average of $9.11 and 200-day moving average of $9.18. Inter Parfums (IPAR) declined 1.6% to close at $15.74, moving below its 50-day moving average of $15.77 and 200-day moving average of $16.32.
Nature's Sunshine Prod (NATR) rose 6.7% to close at $14.04, approaching its 50-day moving average of $14.41. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $15.38. Sanderson Farms (OFI) fell 3% to close at $52.66, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $52.26. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $4.23.
Summer Infant (SUMR) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 5.6% (-18 cents) to close at $3.05. 88,015 shares of the stock moved. The stock traded in a range of $3.01 to $3.30.
Coca-Cola FEMSA S.A.B. de C.V. (KOF) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $114.92 to top the previous high of $113.