Consumer Non Durables Sector Stocks

Consumer non-durables, as the name says, are the products or goods that are consumed with no time span or the goods whose time span ranges to a max of 3 years. FMCG (Fast moving consumer goods) serves as a best example which has beverages, cosmetics, office stationary, plastics, textiles, etc... under its cap. Similar are the industries which fall under consumer non-durable sector such as Sport goods, children's entertainment, office supplies, grocery, etc... Consumers in the United States contribute to the country's GDP in a huge way, i.e., about 70% of them spend on the household items. Non-durables such as clothing and food form a major part of which services forming the largest sub-component which is about 48% of the total GDP. The consumer non-durables and its services play a major role in U.S stock markets as they are the bread and butter for the industries which fall under this sector and the people availing them.

Consumer Goods, which comprise of durable and non-durable goods, in the US stocks has seen a tremendous growth this year. The non-durables sector services saw a growth of 1.4% in spending and its services to 0.7%. The companies/industries that were able to get into the gaining segment had seen quick growth in their revenues in a quarter comparatively to their last year's performance. Their reduction in inventory as compared to their asset percentage added to their stock gain. These non-cyclical consumer goods and services sectors form the 750 billion-dollar market segment in US. According to S&P Capitol's 500 consumer non-durable industry survey, the first place goes to the food sector services. Competing in this sector are the giants such as the Costco Wholesale Corporation, Kraft Foods Inc., Proctor & Gamble, Wal-Mart stores inc., Target Corporation,etc...

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Altria Group MO
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company ADM
Avon Products‚ Inc. AVP
Beam Inc. BEAM
Campbell Soup Company CPB
China New Borun Corporation BORN
Cintas Corporation CTAS
Coach‚ Inc. COH
Coca-Cola Company KO
Coca-Cola Enterprises‚ Inc. CCE
Colgate-Palmolive Company CL
ConAgra Foods‚ Inc. CAG
Constellation Brands Inc STZ
Dr Pepper Snapple Group‚ Inc DPS 87.63 86.62 86.51 NYQ
Estee Lauder Companies‚ Inc. EL
Fifth & Pacific Companies‚ Inc. FNP
Fossil Group‚ Inc. FOSL
General Mills‚ Inc. GIS
Hasbro‚ Inc. HAS
Kraft Foods Group‚ Inc. KRFT
Leucadia National Corporation LUK
Lorillard‚ Inc LO
Mattel‚ Inc. MAT 30.46 26.76 28.60 NMS
McCormick & Company‚ Incorporated MKC
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company MJN
Michael Kors Holdings Limited KORS
Molson Coors Brewing Company TAP
Mondelez International‚ Inc. MDLZ 41.95 42.73 42.38 NMS
Monster Beverage Corporation MNST 136.12 137.43 136.50 NMS
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. NWL
Nike‚ Inc. NKE
Pepsico‚ Inc. PEP
Philip Morris International Inc PM
PVH Corp. PVH
Ralph Lauren Corporation RL
Reynolds American Inc RAI
V.F. Corporation VFC 62.35 63.31 64.10 NYQ