Top Consumer Stocks
Consumer stocks are closing near their best levels of the day
with shares of consumer staple companies in the S&P 500 gaining
0.7% while shares of consumer discretionary stocks in the S&P
In company news, Delta Airlines (
) are up 9% at $21.68 a share heading into Monday's close following
news the airline will join the S&P 500 Index on Tuesday.
DAL replaces BMC Software, which is being taken private by Bain
In other sector news,
(+) MNTG, Agrees to a cash-and-stock merger with Eldorado
Resorts, with Eldorado buying 5.8 million shares at $5.15 apiece
and exchanging remaining MNTG common stock for shares in the
(-) TSLA, Shares fall for third day in a row amid a fresh string
of cautionary analysts remarks the electric auto-maker's stock
price may be outpacing its actual value.
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