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How These Consumer Goods Stocks are Faring? -- Archer-Daniels-Midland, Church & Dwight, Ecolab, and Bunge


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NEW YORK, November 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

In today's pre-market research, draws investors' attention to Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (NYSE: ADM), Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE: CHD), Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL), and Bunge Ltd (NYSE: BG) to see how they have fared over the last few trading sessions. These companies belong to the Consumer Goods sector which was mainly higher ahead of the opening bell on Thursday, November 03, 2016. Register now and get full and free access to our downloadable research reports on these stocks at:


Chicago, Illinois headquartered Archer-Daniels-Midland Co.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.36% higher at $47.43. A total volume of 4.38 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 2.49 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 9.61% in the past month, 7.44% over the previous three months, and 32.44% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 10.73% and 19.15% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland, which procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 78.90.

On November 02nd, 2016, Archer-Daniels-Midland's Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.30 per share on its common stock payable on December 7th, 2016, to shareholders of record on November 16th, 2016. This is the company's 340th consecutive quarterly payment, a record of 85 years of uninterrupted dividends. Access our complete research report on ADM for free at:

Church & Dwight  

On Thursday, shares in Ewing, New Jersey headquartered Church & Dwight Co. Inc. recorded a trading volume of 6.58 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 1.41 million shares. The stock ended the session 6.62% lower at $44.12. The Company's shares have advanced 5.13% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 6.89% below its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Church & Dwight, which develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the US, have an RSI of 25.60.

On November 03rd, 2016, the company announced EPS of $0.47 per share for Q3 2016, a 4.4% increase over Q3 2015, exceeding the Company's outlook. Results were driven by 1.2% organic sales growth and gross margin expansion. For Q3 2016, the company's net sales increased $8.9 million, or 1.0%, to $870.7 million driven by global consumer net sales growth of 2.2%. During Q3 2016, the global consumer organic sales grew 2.5% driven by 3.0% volume growth. The Specialty Products business declined 11.3% on y-o-y basis in the reported quarter due to further weakness in the dairy economy which resulted in overall organic sales growth at the lower end of the company's 1% to 2% outlook. For the first nine months of 2016, net cash from operating activities was $495.0 million, an $86.2 million increase from the prior year. The complimentary research report on CHD can be downloaded at:


Shares in Minnesota headquartered Ecolab Inc. closed the day 0.72% lower at $111.18. The stock recorded a trading volume of 943,045 shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 798,380 shares. The Company's shares are trading 3.25% below their 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Ecolab, which provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide, have an RSI of 20.63.

On November 01st, 2016, Ecolab reported diluted EPS $1.27 for Q3 2016, up 48% from diluted EPS of $0.86 in Q3 2015. Ecolab's sales for Q3 2016 decreased 2% on a y-o-y basis to $3.39 billion, while fixed currency sales increased 1%. The company reacquired 0.7 million shares of its common stock during the Q3 2016. Register for free on and get access to the latest PDF format report on ECL at:


At the close, shares in White Plains, New York headquartered Bunge Ltd finished at $69.32, rising 0.74%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.93 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.02 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 13.75% in the last one month, 5.38% in the previous three months, and 3.65% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 13.10% and 16.39%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Bunge, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as an agribusiness and food company worldwide, have an RSI of 79.32.

On November 02nd, 2016, Bunge reported Q3 2016 GAAP EPS of $0.79 compared to $1.42 in Q3 2015. The company reported total sales of $11.42 billion for Q3 2016 compared to sales of $10.76 billion in Q3 2015. Cash generated by operations in the nine months ended September 30th, 2016, was $635 million compared to cash generated of $527 million in the same period last year. Download your free research report on BG at:


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