Against the current: Markets slid, yet Natura &Co Holding S.A., Oatly Group AB, Kroger Co went up and made this list of today's top consumer_defensive stocks gainers.
Leading equity indices in the US declined as Dow Jones slipped 0.87% and closed at 31,875. S&P 500 lost 0.7% and ended the session at 3,892.
Even though markets fell today, some consumer_defensive stocks were bullish. Have a look at these Top Gainers from today's session:
+2.35%: bullish mood lifts Kroger to session high of $48.35
Kroger Co rose $1.11 to close at $48.29 today which makes for a move of 2.35%. Currently, the US supermarket king has a market capitalization of $34.57 billion with an average daily volume of 6.23 million shares. So far this year, it has performed better than the S&P 500 by 4.5%.
Natura &Co | Up 4.67% to $4.93 today
The multinational cosmetics giant has gained 62.98% since its lowest print of $3.76 earlier this year. So far this year, it has been outperforming the Nasdaq by 55.96%. The company is currently trading with a market cap of $3.39 billion with an average daily trading volume of 758,064 shares.
Oatly | -3.4% today including 3.29% gain in aftermarket trade
The dairy alternative producer is now trading 64% below the significant high of $5.72 it set around 11 months ago. So far this year, it has been doing worse than the Nasdaq by 7.5%. The company has a market cap of $1.26 billion with an average daily volume of 2.97 million shares.
Oatly is scheduled to announce earnings results today. The consensus Earnings Per Share estimate is -0.14 and the consensus revenue estimate is $212.1 million.
Boston Beer Company | Up 1.85% to $315.48 today
Approximately a month ago, the craft beers brewery reached a significant high of $417 but has struggled to hold onto its gains and declined 25.72% since then. So far this year, it has been under-performing the Nasdaq by 12.08%. Boston Beer Company has a market cap of $3.87 billion with an average daily volume of 198,455 shares. Boston Beer Company is forecasted to generate revenues of $393.59 million and EPS of 72 cents.