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Sector Update Consumer: Procter & Gamble (PG), Altria Group (MO), Flowers Foods, (FLO), Nike (NKE), Coach (COH)

Consumer shares were mainly unchanged ahead of the opening bell Tuesday. In consumer stocks news, LKQ Corporation a provider of specialty automotive parts, has agreed to acquire the holding company of Rhiag-Inter Auto Parts Italia, a European distributor of aftermarket spare parts for cars and commercial vehicles, for EUR1.04 billion.Shares in the company were unchanged at $27.35 pre-bell. The company has traded between $22.90 and $32.25 over the past 52 weeks.Home Depot said it has reduced its supply chain carbon emissions by over 35% from 2008, surpassing a goal of a 20% reduction it originally set in 2010.The home improvement retailer also said its stores have reduced energy use by 30% over 2004, also exceeding the goal of 20% reduction.Shares in the company were also inactive at $131.31 pre-bell. The stock has traded between $92.17 and $135.47 over the past 52 weeks.

 

In company news, Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) on December 21, 2015 The People’s Choice Awards and CBS announced that Abigail Spencer, Adam Devine, Amber Valletta, Betsy Brandt, Britney Spears, Cheyenne Jackson, Chris D’Elia, Christina Milian, Clark Gregg, Colin Hanks, Connor Franta, Dakota Johnson, Ed Westwick, Gina Rodriguez, Jack Black, John Stamos, Josh Holloway, Kate Hudson, Kunal Nayyar, Lea Michele, Maddie Ziegler, Marcia Gay Harden, Mayim Bialik, Meagan Good, Meghan Trainor, Melissa Benoist, Melissa Rauch, Mike Epps, Ming-Na Wen, Nia Long, Natalie Dormer, Priyanka Chopra, Raza Jaffrey, Taylor Kinney, Vin Diesel and the Pink Ladies of “Grease: Live” (Carly Rae Jepsen, Julianne Hough, Keke Palmer, Kether Donohue and Vanessa Hudgens) will attend the 2016 awards show, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Wednesday, January 6, 2016, on the CBS Television Network (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT). Talent joins Shawn Mendes and Jason Derulo, who were previously announced as performers at the 2016 show, and host Jane Lynch. The People’s Choice Awards are the only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music, television and digital.

 

Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) ended last trading session at $ 79.60 with its past 5-day performance at 0.84%.So far in 2014, the company has a year-to-date performance of -10.49%. The stock, as of last close, traded 23.57% above from its 52 week low and was -12.41% behind its 52 week high. Its latest closing price was 3.85% above the SMA200 while the distance from SMA 50 and SMA 20 was 4.40% and 2.76%. Procter & Gamble Co together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells branded consumer packaged products worldwide.

 

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States and internationally. Altria Group Inc has YTD performance below at 20.29% and moved down -0.14% in last week. Its price, as of the latest close, was up 22.59% compared with the 52 week low and was -7.13% below the 52 week high. The stock completed last trading session at $ 57.43 .The stock’s latest closing price was above 7.79% from the average-price of 200 days while it kept its distance from the SMA 50 at -1.52% and -0.60% compared with the SMA 20.

 

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) has shown a downtrend of 0.59% last week with YTD performance of 17.75%. Its latest closing price of $ 22.60 was -1.16% below from an average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the SMA 50 at -7.55% and 0.33% compared with the SMA 20. The stock was above 24.04% from the 52 week low and was -16.86% below the 52 week high.

Flowers Foods, Inc. produces and markets bakery products in the United States. It operates through two segments, Direct-Store-Delivery (DSD) and Warehouse Delivery.

 

Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and sells athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for men, women, and kids worldwide. The year to date performance of Nike Inc 36.43% and 1.52% in the last week. Its price, as of the latest close at $ 131.53 was 46.49% below from the 52 week low and was -2.61% behind the 52 week high. Its latest closing price was 16.66% below from an average-price of 200 days while it kept its distance from the SMA 50 at 1.42% and 0.60% compared with the SMA 20.

 

Coach Inc (NYSE:COH) last trading session at $ 33.10 with its past 5-day performance at 5.18%. So far in 2014, the company has a year-to-date performance of -9.42%. The stock, as of last close, traded 22.73% up from its 52 week low and was -21.62% below its 52 week high. Its latest closing price was -0.90% above the SMA200 while the distance from SMA 50 and SMA 20 was 7.45% and 5.10% respectively.

Coach Inc provides luxury accessories and lifestyle collections in the United States.