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Stock Watchout on Consumer Staples Equities -- Research on KeurigGreenMountain, Flowers Foods, Mead Johnson Nutrition, and Hillshire Brands

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LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, March 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,155.76, up 0.11%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.36% to 16,323.06, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,857.62, up 0.46%. The gains were broad based as eight out of 10 sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index finished the day at 439.31, up 0.37%, and has charted up 1.28% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR), Flowers Foods Inc. (NYSE: FLO), Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. (NYSE: MJN) and The Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE: HSH). Free technical research on GMCR, FLO, MJN and HSH can be downloaded upon signing up at:

Shares in Keurig Green Mountain Inc. gained 1.24% on Friday, closing at $108.15, after oscillating between $107.48 and $109.44 during the session. A total of 1.62 million shares were traded, which is below its three months average volume of 4.35 million. Shares in Keurig Green Mountain Inc. have gained 0.82% in the previous three trading sessions and have rallied 43.38% in the previous three months and 43.17% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Keurig Green Mountain Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $103.17 is above its 200-day moving average of $81.36. Furthermore, the stock is trading at a PE ratio of 31.96 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 49.65. Sign up today to read free research on GMCR at:

Flowers Foods Inc.'s stock witnessed a trading volume of 0.75 million shares on Friday, as compared with a three months average volume of 1.21 million shares. The stock ended the day at $21.00, up 0.43% and at an intraday trading range of $20.85 and $21.16 during the session. Shares in Flowers Foods Inc. have advanced 2.09% in the last one month, while the same has declined 2.64% in the previous three months and 2.19% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. Flowers Foods Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $21.96 is above its 50-day moving average of $20.65. Additionally, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 21.18 and have an RSI of 54.25. Sign up today to read free research on FLO at:

On Friday, shares in Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. fell 0.17% finishing the session at $83.00. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.06 million shares which is below its three months average volume of $1.96 million. The stock fluctuated between $82.66 and $84.07 during the session. Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.'s shares have gained 1.10% in the previous three trading sessions and 1.78% in the last one month. The company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 24.44 and have gone down by 0.91% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.'s 50-day moving average of $80.51 is above its 200-day moving average of $79.15. Moreover, the shares are trading at an RSI of 56.33. Sign up today to read free research on MJN at:

The Hillshire Brands Co.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 0.97 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 1.30 million shares. The stock ended Friday's session at $36.99, up 0.57%, and at an intraday trading range of $36.74 and $37.18. The Hillshire Brands Co.'s shares have surged 10.72% in the previous three months and 10.62% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The Hillshire Brands Co.'s 50-day moving average of $36.26 is above its 200-day moving average of $33.68. Further, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 20.68 and have an RSI of 50.66. Sign up today to read free research on HSH at:


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