Consumer Sector Update for 10/24/2018: IRBT,TRVG,HLT,SIX

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Consumer stocks were broadly mixed, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 rising over 1.3% this afternoon while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were falling more than 1%.

Among consumer stocks moving on news:

(-) iRobot ( IRBT ) tumbled Wednesday, falling more than 15% at one point. The robotic vacuum cleaner company reported higher Q3 financial results that also beat Wall Street expectations.

In other sector news:

(+) Trivago NV ( TRVG ) climbed as much as 26% on Wednesday after the hotel reservations company swung back to a profit in Q3 from a-year-ago loss and raised its 2018 earnings guidance. .

(-) Hilton Worldwide Holdings ( HLT ) was down 5.4% on Wednesday, reversing a gain soon after the opening bell after the hotel chain announced adjusted Q3 earnings of $0.77 per share, improving on its $0.56 per share non-GAAP profit in the year-ago period and topping the Capital IQ consensus by $0.02 per share.

(-) Six Flags Entertainment ( SIX ) declined Wednesday, falling as much as 14%, after reporting Q3 net income and sales lagging analyst forecasts.

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This article appears in: Business , Commodities
Referenced Symbols: IRBT , TRVG , HLT , SIX

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