Rough start for consumer stocks with emerging market focus


Consumer-facing multinationals with a focus on emerging markets are falling at a faster clip than market averages in early trading.

Decliners: Procter & Gamble (PG) -2%, Colgate-Palmolive (CL) -2.0%, Campbell Soup (CPB) -2.8%, Mondelez International (MDLZ) -2.2%, Unilver (UL) -2.1%, Avon Product (AVP) -2.6%, Coty (COTY) -2.2%, Kellogg (K) -2.3%, Avon Products (AVP) -2.6%

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  • 50 cent it is
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    Campbell soup has been the worst performing stock in the food group over the last 10 years and the future does not look bright
    29 Jan 2014, 10:06 AM Reply Like
  • Sittingcrow
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    Mondelez is not looking good, either. In fact, a coup needs to be staged to seize this company from this woman and her band of young groupies.

     

    Investors like myself look for established United States firms with strong presences in third world countries to capture excellent profits from candies, cookies, chips, sodas.

     

    Coca-Cola didn't become number one in the world by just shaking hands- there was always something in that hand. You find the distributors, outlets, merchandisers- and keep them happy.

     

    You let the sugar, caffeine, fat, and salt loose- and everything takes care of itself. There's no reason this stock shouldn't be $45 in 6 months. Just get to work, ladies.
    29 Jan 2014, 10:29 AM Reply Like
  • DeepValueLover
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    Great opportunity to sell some naked puts.
    29 Jan 2014, 10:40 AM Reply Like
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