Morning Assessment on Consumer Staples Sector: Wal-Mart Stores, Lumber
Liquidators Holdings, Copart, and The Fresh Market
LONDON, December 3, 2013
LONDON, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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On Monday, December 02, 2013, the US equity market finished on a negative
note, the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,800.90, down 0.27%; the Dow Jones
Industrial Average closed at 16,008.77, down 0.48%; and the NASDAQ Composite
finished at 4,045.26, down 0.36%.The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index
ended the day at 439.45, down 0.48%; Consumer Staples Sector Index shares have
gained 8.15% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which
has gained 10.28% during the same period.The major movers in the sector
included Wal-Mart Stores Inc.(NYSE: WMT),Lumber Liquidators Holdings
Inc.(NYSE: LL),Copart Inc.(NASDAQ: CPRT), and The Fresh Market
Inc.(NASDAQ: TFM). AAAResearchReports.com has released full comprehensive
research on WMT, LL, CPRT, and TFM. These free technical analyses can be
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Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s shares edged higher on Monday, even as the broader
market finished on a negative note. The company's shares closed at$81.11, up
0.12%, after oscillating between$80.37 and$81.28 during the trading session.
A total of 6.16 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average
volume of 6.13 million. The company's shares have advanced 11.14% in the
previous three months and 5.24% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P
500, which has gained 10.28% and 2.23% during the respective periods.
Moreover, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of
$81.35 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $76.59 and
$75.83, respectively. A free technical analysis on WMT available by signing up
On Monday, Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc.'s stock plummeted 4.48%, closing
the day at $96.18, after oscillating between $96.12 and $100.69 during the
trading session. A total of 0.79 million shares were traded, which is above
the daily average volume of 0.60 million. The company's shares have lost 3.26%
in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained
10.28% during the same period. However, Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc.'s
stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $89.48. Register today
and access free research on LL at:
Copart Inc.'s stock posted gains on Monday, finishing the day at $34.73, which
is 0.87% higher than the previous day's closing price of $34.43. The company's
shares vacillated between $34.43 and $35.24 during the trading session. A
total of 1.43 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average
volume of 1.04 million. The company's shares have gained 8.50% in the previous
one month and 2.48% in the last three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P
500, which has gained 2.23% and has lost 0.10% during the respective periods.
Furthermore, Copart Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day
moving averages of $32.50 and $33.24, respectively. The free report on CPRT
can be downloaded by signing up now at:
The Fresh Market Inc.'s stock declined 2.70% on Monday, tracking losses in the
US equity market. The company's shares fluctuated between $39.52 and $41.83
before closing the day at $39.61. A total of 1.59 million shares were traded,
which is above the daily average volume of 0.81 million. The company's shares
have gained 0.38% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the
S&P 500, which has lost 0.10% during the same period. Additionally, The Fresh
Market Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of
$49.27 and $48.07, respectively. A free report on TFM can be accessed by
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