Consumer Sector Update for 12/03/2018: TRCO,NBEV,KDP,NXST

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Consumer stocks were mixed today, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 slipping 0.6% this afternoon, while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were climbing almost 2%.

Among consumer stocks moving on news:

(+) Tribune Media Co. ( TRCO ) jumped 11% after the television station company agreed to a $6.4 billion buyout transaction, including debt, from Nexstar Media Group ( NXST ).

In other sector news:

(+) New Age Beverages ( NBEV ) climbed 8% on Monday after announcing a deal to buy Utah-based Morinda Holdings for $85 million. The companies are expecting to complete the transaction before the end of the year.

(-) Keurig Dr Pepper ( KDP ) slumped Monday, sinking 2.6%. The beverage company late Friday completed its purchase of privately held Core Nutrition LLC.

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This article appears in: Business , Commodities
Referenced Symbols: TRCO , NXST , NBEV , KDP

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