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Sector Update: Consumer Shares Mixed Pre-Market; Online Retailers Rally on Strong Black Friday

By: MT Newswires
Posted: 12/2/2013 8:04:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: AMZN;EBAY;MNST

Top Consumer Shares:

WMT: flat

MCD: +0.21%

DIS: -0.27%

CVS: -1.43%

KO: flat

GE: -0.15%

Consumer shares are mixed in pre-bell trading.

eBay ( EBAY ) shares are up 3% in pre-market trade after Black Friday sales reportedly increased 35% until noon on Black Friday versus the year prior.

eBay was also upgraded today to a Buy from Neutral at SunTrust. EBAY is trading

in a 52-week range of $48.06 to $58.04.

Amazon ( AMZN ) sales rose 25%. Amazon is up about 1% pre-market at new 52-week highs.

And, Monster Beverage ( MNST ) is about 3% higher in early pre-market trade after JPMorgan raised its rating on the shares to Overweight from Neutral and boosted its price target to $74 from $70.

Finally, Hilton Worldwide (HLT) plans to launch an IPO of up to 112.8 million shares of common stock from $18 to $21, according to its S-1 filing.