The Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector (XLP) held steady on a trading day that saw S&P 500 drop 0.9%.
United Stationers (USTR) was a major loser in the sector, falling 5.7% (-$1.55) to close at $25.70 with 525,869 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $25.44 to $28.42. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $3.19 (-11%) from $28.89 on April 26, 2012.
Le Gaga Holdings Ltd ADR (GAGA) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 4.8% (+16 cents) to close at $3.46 with 5,550 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $3.27 to $3.46.
Coca-Cola HBC (CCH) declined 3.7% to close at $16.60, moving below its 50-day moving average of $17.12 and 200-day moving average of $17.75. John B. Sanfilippo & Son (JBSS) rose 4.4% to close at $17.29, crossing its 50-day moving average of $16.89.
A.T. Cross Company (ATX) rose 4% to close at $9.81, approaching its 50-day moving average of $10.06. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $10.55.
Jamba (JMBA) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $2.94 to top the previous high of $2.88.
Kellogg (K) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $46.33 to fall below the previous low of $47.01.