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Early Briefing on Consumer Staples Equities -- Research on Kraft Foods, Pinnacle Foods, WhiteWave Foods, and Post Holdings

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LONDON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The trading session on Thursday, April 3, 2014 mostly ended on a lower note as the S&P 500 finished the session 0.11% lower at 1,888.77 and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,237.74, down 0.91%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished flat at 16,572.55. During the session, four out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index finished the day at 442.51, up 0.07%, and the index has gained 2.54% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Kraft Foods Group Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT), Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF), The WhiteWave Foods Co. (NYSE: WWAV) and Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POST). Free technical research on KRFT, PF, WWAV and POST can be downloaded upon signing up at:


On Thursday, shares in Kraft Foods Group Inc. finished the session 1.17% higher at $57.32. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.10 million shares as compared to a three months average volume of 3.01 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $56.59 and $57.38 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 14.92. Kraft Foods Group Inc.'s stock has gained 2.17% in the previous three trading sessions, 4.02% in the last one month, and 6.32% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Kraft Foods Group Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $54.51 is above its 200-day moving average of $54.21. Moreover, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 65.39. Sign up today to read free research on KRFT at:


Pinnacle Foods Inc.'s stock registered a trading volume of 1.26 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 0.38 million shares. The stock ended the day at $29.52, down 0.14% after vacillating between $29.31 and $29.65. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 24.35. Pinnacle Foods Inc.'s shares have fallen by 1.14% in the previous three trading sessions, whereas the same have advanced 4.09% in the last one month and 7.50% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Pinnacle Foods Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $28.23 is above its 200-day moving average of $26.99. Additionally, shares of the company have an RSI of 60.54. Sign up today to read free research on PF at:


On Thursday, shares in The WhiteWave Foods Co. fell 1.12%, to close the day at $28.16. A total of 1.55 million shares were traded, which is below its three months average volume of 1.74 million shares. The stock oscillated between $27.67 and $28.48 during the trading session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 37.41. The WhiteWave Foods Co.'s shares have fallen by 1.33% in the previous three trading sessions and 2.29% in the last one month, but the same have surged 22.76% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The WhiteWave Foods Co.'s 50-day moving average of $27.11 is above its 200-day moving average of $21.81. Moreover, shares of the company have an RSI of 52.29. Sign up today to read free research on WWAV at:


Post Holdings Inc.'s stock reported a trading volume of 0.45 million shares, as compared with its three months average volume of 0.55 million shares. The stock ended the day at $54.62, down 0.13% and at an intraday range of $53.73 and $54.84. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 74.82. Post Holdings Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.91% in the previous three trading sessions and 4.09% in the last one month, while the same have advanced 10.86% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. Post Holdings Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $55.85 is above its 200-day moving average of $47.96. Furthermore, the shares of the company have an RSI of 44.45. Sign up today to read free research on POST at:



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