Consumer Staples Equities Technical Momentum -- Research on Ingredion, Hillshire Brands, JM Smucker, and Boulder Brands

By PR Newswire,  April 25, 2014, 08:30:00 AM EDT

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LONDON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Thursday, April 24, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,148.34, up 0.52%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day flat at 16,501.65, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,878.61, up 0.17%. The gains were narrow based as four out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index ended the day at 448.53, up 0.31%, with the index also advancing 2.76% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Ingredion Inc. (NYSE:INGR), The Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE:HSH), The JM Smucker Co. (NYSE:SJM) and Boulder Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:BDBD). Free technical research on INGR, HSH, SJM and BDBD can be downloaded upon signing up at:

Ingredion Inc.'s stock finished the Thursday's session 0.24% lower at $67.60. A total of 0.44 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 0.56 million shares. The stock moved between $67.34 and $68.08 during the trading session. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Ingredion Inc.'s shares have gained 0.40% and 5.12%, respectively. However, since the beginning of this year, the company's stock has fallen by 1.26%. The company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $66.60 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $66.30. Ingredion Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 13.36 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 52.34. Sign up today to read free research on INGR at:

On Thursday, shares in The Hillshire Brands Co. fluctuated between $35.67 and $36.11 before ending the session 0.11% lower at $35.91. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 0.54 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 1.14 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 20.07. The Hillshire Brands Co.'s shares have advanced 0.17% in the previous three trading sessions, 6.05% in the last three months and 7.39% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $33.95, while the 200-day moving average is below The Hillshire Brands Co.'s 50-day moving average of $36.67. Moreover, shares of the company have an RSI of 46.72. Sign up today to read free research on HSH at:

The JM Smucker Co.'s stock edged 0.59% higher, to close the day at $96.99. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.61 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 0.91 million shares. The stock vacillated between $95.87 and $97.07 during the trading session. Over the last three trading sessions and past one month, The JM Smucker Co.'s shares have advanced 0.27% and 0.81%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 6.40% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $96.83, while the 50-day moving average is below The JM Smucker Co.'s 200-day moving average of $103.38. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 17.06 and has an RSI of 48.67. Sign up today to read free research on SJM at:

On Thursday, shares of Boulder Brands Inc. recorded a trading volume of 0.28 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 0.54 million shares. The stock ended the day at $16.45, which was 2.08% below its previous day's closing of $16.80, and registered an intraday range of $16.23 and $16.97. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 57.45. Although Boulder Brands Inc.'s shares have lost 2.78% in the last one month, the same has surged 12.98% in the past three months and 3.72% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $16.22 and $15.57, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 47.84. Sign up today to read free research on BDBD at:




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