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Pre-Market Commentary:General Mills, BRF S.A., Flowers Foods, and Unilever

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LONDON, December 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, December 27, 2013, the U.S. equity market edged lower, as the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,841.40, down 0.03%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,478.41, down 0.01%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,156.59, down 0.25%. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index edged 0.25% higher to end the day at 441.54; and the S&P 500 Food Products Industry Index ended the day at 447.65, up 0.13%. The S&P 500 Food Products Industry Index has gained 2.29% in the last one month and 8.20% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 1.97% and 9.51% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods.  The major movers in the industry included General Mills Inc. (NYSE: GIS), BRF S.A. (NYSE: BRFS), Flowers Foods Inc. (NYSE: FLO), and Unilever PLC (NYSE: UL). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Download free technical analysis and charting reports on GIS, BRFS, FLO, and ULnow at:


On Friday's, shares in General Mills Inc. ended the day at $49.84, which is 0.28% higher than the previous day's closing price of $49.70. The company's shares vacillated between $49.63 and $50.11 during the trading session. A total of 1.81 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.89 million. The company's shares have gained 1.38% in the previous three trading sessions and3.66% in the last three months, compared to a gain of0.73% and 9.51% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Moreover, General Mills Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $49.62. Download free research on GIS today by registering at:


BRF S.A.'s stock advanced 1.76% on Friday, closing the day at $20.79. The company's shares oscillated between $20.45 and $20.79 during the trading session. A total of 1.31 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.09 million. The company's shares have gained 1.12% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 0.73%, during the same period. However, BRF S.A.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $22.57 and $22.99, respectively. Sign up and have access to our free report on BRFS at:


On Friday, Flowers Foods Inc.'s stock edged higher to finish the day at $21.33, up 0.33% from the previous day's closing price of $21.26. The company's shares fluctuated between $21.10 and $21.41 during the trading session. A total of 0.74 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.29 million. The company's shares have gained 0.85% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 0.73%, during the same period. However, Flowers Foods Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $22.70 and $22.23, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on FLO at:


Shares in Unilever PLC advanced on Friday, even as the broader market posted losses. The company's shares ended the day 1.31% higher at $40.95, after trading between $40.81 and $41.13. A total of 0.79 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.32 million. The company's shares have gained 2.55% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.25% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 0.73% and 9.51% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Furthermore, Unilever PLC's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $40.12 and $40.82, respectively. The free report on UL can be downloaded by signing up now at:




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