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Review on Consumer Staples Stocks -- Coca-Cola, Monster Beverage, Dr. Pepper Snapple, Archer-Daniels-Midland, and Mead Johnson Nutrition

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LONDON, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, August 29, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,580.27, up 0.50%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.11% higher at 17,098.45, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,003.37, up 0.33%. The gains were broad based as all the ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index ended the day at 463.79, up 0.12%, and the index has advanced 3.78% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO), Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ: MNST), Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (NYSE: DPS), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), and Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE: MJN). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:

On Friday, The Coca-Cola Co.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 7.67 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 12.62 million shares. The stock finished the day at $41.72, up 0.22%, and registered an intraday range of $41.47 and $41.75. The Coca-Cola Co.'s shares have advanced 6.18% in the last one month and 1.98% in the past three months. Also, the stock has gained 0.99% on YTD basis. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $41.19 is above its 200-day moving average of $40.02. Additionally, shares of The Coca-Cola Co. traded at a PE ratio of 20.31 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.16. Sign up and read the free notes on KO at:

Monster Beverage Corp.'s stock advanced 0.28%, to close Friday's session at $88.41, after oscillating between $87.70 and $88.75. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.06 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.87 million shares. Over the last one month and past three months, Monster Beverage Corp.'s shares have rallied 35.58% and 27.43%, respectively. Also, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has surged 30.46%. The shares of the company are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $72.73 is above its 200-day moving average of $68.86. Further, Monster Beverage Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 36.66 and has an RSI of 71.10. The complimentary notes on MNST can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

On Friday, shares in Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. finished the session 0.69% higher at $62.92, hitting a new 52-week high of $63.01. A total of 1.57 million shares were traded, which was at par with its three months average volume. The stock moved between $62.44 and $63.01 during the session. Over the last one month and past three months, Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc.'s shares have gained 7.19% and 9.05%, respectively. Also, the stock has gone up 29.15% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $59.83 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $53.94. Shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 18.27 with an RSI of 70.31. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on DPS at:

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co.'s stock fluctuated between $49.64 and $49.92 before ending Friday's session up 0.22%, at $49.86. The stock reported a trading volume of 2.01 million shares, below its three months average volume of 2.81 million shares. Further, Archer-Daniels-Midland Co.'s shares have advanced 7.06% over the last one month and 10.95% over the past three months. Also, the stock has surged 14.88% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $47.63 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $43.76. Moreover, shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. traded at a PE ratio of 12.86 and have an RSI of 62.79. The complete research on ADM is available for free at:

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.'s stock gained 0.58%, to close Friday's session at $95.60, after vacillating between $95.09 and $95.92. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.75 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.18 million shares. Over the last one month, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.'s shares have advanced 3.20%. Also, over the past three months and from the beginning of 2014, the stock has surged 6.85% and 14.14%, respectively. The shares of the company are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $93.66 is above its 200-day moving average of $86.26. Further, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 27.20 and has an RSI of 60.00. Free in depth research on MJN is available at:


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