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These Are the Top Ten Consumer Defensive Funds

When the overall economy isn’t doing well, one sector that usually performs better than average is Consumer Staples or Consumer Defensive. This sector primarily includes companies dealing with household goods, food, beverages, hygiene products and o.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 10th, 2021

An Upgrade For A Defensive Sector

Defensive sectors and the related exchange traded funds have recently been strutting their stuff. Over the past six months, the previously downtrodden consumer staples sector is easily outpacing the broader market. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 11th, 2018

Top Strategist Says Get Defensive for the Next 6 Months: 4 Safe Stocks to Buy

These three consumer staples giants and an outstanding utility are all rated Buy at BofA Securities. They all pay dependable dividends, which can soften the blow some if we see a big sell-off over........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 26th, 2021

Overlooked corner of stock market offers protection from bond-market volatility

The defensive utilities and consumer staples sectors could provide protection to stock-market investors wary of rising bond yields and the return of inflation that has been lacking since the 2008 financial crisis......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 13th, 2021

A Look Into Consumer Defensive Sector Value Stocks

What are Value Stocks? A value stock .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 19th, 2021

Utilities ETFs outperform as investors make defensive bets

Exchange-traded funds exposed to utilities outperformed on Friday as investors fled stocks and other risky assets. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund was up 0.5%, one of the only ETFs tracking the 11 sectors of the S&P 500 to be above water. Inv.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 15th, 2021

Not too late to bet on consumer stocks: advisor

Feeling like you missed the bus on the rebound in tech and defensive stocks? Wealth advisor Dryden Pence says investors can still buy consumer discretionary and consumer staples stocks, and for those with a strong stomach, travel and leisure stocks......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 11th, 2020

Consumer discretionary ETFs outperform Friday

Exchange-traded funds tracking the consumer discretionary sector were trading higher at midday Friday. The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2020

10 Consumer Defensive Stocks Moving In Friday"s Pre-Market Session

Gainers • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMHC) stock increased by 19.83% to $1.39 during Friday's pre-market session. According to the most recent rating by BMO Capital, on Apr 7, the current rating is at Market Perform. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 17th, 2020

Do Hedge Funds Really Love Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (SC)?

We hate to say this but, we told you so. On February 27th we published an article with the title Recession is Imminent: We .....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyMar 23rd, 2020

Utilities Finally Defensive Again as Coronavirus Decoupled Them From Reality

Defensive stocks are supposed to hold up well in rocky markets. When the markets get so bad that everything becomes a source of funds for needed cash and liquidity, even the most defensive stocks can........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 17th, 2020

Forget Index Funds, Check Your Refrigerator For Stock Pick, Says CNBC"s Jim Cramer

The host of CNBC's “Mad Money With Jim Cramer” says, investors should look at defensive stocks of companies that make goods “we can’t live without.” read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 17th, 2020

7 Consumer Defensive Stocks Moving In Friday"s Pre-Market Session

Gainers Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) stock moved upwards by 5.1% to $17.45 during Friday's pre-market session. The most recent rating by CFRA, on February 28, is at Hold, with a price target of $15.00.   read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 6th, 2020

Investment demand for gold outweighs weak consumer demand

The gold price climbed more than 3% after the Federal Reserve announced an emergency cut to the federal funds rate target. Although the yellow metal... The post Investment demand for gold outweighs weak consumer demand appeared first on .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 3rd, 2020

4 Predictable Consumer Defensive Stocks to Consider as Coronavirus Concerns Continue

These companies have historically consistent revenue growthRelated Stocks: BIG, CASY, DLTR, KR,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusMar 3rd, 2020

4 Consumer Defensive Stocks Moving In Thursday"s Pre-Market Session

Gainers British American Tobacco, Inc. (NYSE: BTI) shares surged 1.9% to $41.96 during Thursday's pre-market session.   read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 27th, 2020

Deep Dive: Your ‘defensive’ stocks might not be defensive at all. Here is another path to safety

Following the conventional wisdom that consumer-staples stocks are safe for the long term can hurt your portfolio......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 26th, 2020

7 Most Popular Consumer Stocks Among Hedge Funds: New Rankings

In our experience one of the best tools for ordinary investors who are on the hunt for new ideas is 13F filings. Once every quarter, hed.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyFeb 20th, 2020

6 Consumer Defensive Stocks Moving In Friday"s Pre-Market Session

Gainers Tuesday Morning, Inc. (NASDAQ: TUES) stock surged 21.3% to $1.83 during Friday's pre-market session. The most recent rating by B. Riley FBR, on February 03, is at Neutral, with a price target of $1.50. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 14th, 2020

Judging By These Leveraged Funds, Consumers Are Still In The Economic Driver Seat

Although the ongoing market rally has seen a rotating assortment of threats and headwinds, the one constant that has pushed stocks higher is the resilience of the U.S. consumer. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 13th, 2020

2 Consumer Defensive Stocks Moving In Monday"s Pre-Market Session

Gainers Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ:.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 10th, 2020