The Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector (XLP) held steady on a trading day that saw S&P 500 drop 2.2%.
Peet's Coffee & Tea (PEET) was a major loser in the sector, falling 8.9% (-$5.85) to close at $59.69 with 590,720 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $58.65 to $65.30. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $17.17 (-22.3%) from a price of $76.86 on March 26, 2012.
Nature's Sunshine Prod (NATR) declined 7.2% to close at $13.70, moving below its 50-day moving average of $14.33 and 200-day moving average of $15.19.
Limoneira Company (LMNR) rose 1% to close at $14.71, approaching its 50-day moving average of $15.28. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $16.60. United Natural Foods (COKE) fell 3.4% to close at $51.23, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $50.62. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $60.97.
Tofutti Brands (TOF) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 3.6%. The stock closed at $1.72 with 11,880 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $1.62 to $1.84.
Alico (ALCO) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $28.27 to top the previous high of $27.75.