Top Consumer Shares:
Consumer shares were flat in pre-market trade Monday.
In consumer stocks news, Campbell Soup Co. (
) has reaffirmed its full-year guidance for fiscal 2014 of growth
of 3% in net sales and for adjusted EPS growth at the low end of
the 2 to 4% range, but says its 2015 sales may fall short of
CPB shares were steady at $43.95 in pre-market trade.
And, Yum! Brands (
) is lower in pre-market trade after both it and McDonald's (
) said they suspended meat purchases in China from a Shanghai-based
firm. The companies' reported on their China-based microblogs that
they stopped using the supplier amid food safety concerns.
MCD shares were down 1% at $98 in pre-market trade.
Finally, Twenty-First Century Fox (
) is considering selling Italian and German pay TV assets, Sky
Italia and Sky Deutschland AG, to be able to fund a higher bid for
Time Warner (
), Bloomberg reported, citing two unnamed people with knowledge of
FOXA was off slightly in pre-market trade; TWX was up 1.1% at
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