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Consumer Sector Update for 04/07/2015: HOFT, EJ, RYAAY

Top Consumer Shares:

WMT: flat

MCD: flat

DIS: +0.2%

CVS: flat

KO: +0.2%

GE: +0.2%

Consumer shares were generally higher ahead of the opening bell Tuesday.

In consumer stocks news, Hooker Furniture ( HOFT ), a home-furnishings company reported fiscal Q4 results that were up from the prior-year period and above the mean estimates of two analysts.

Shares in the company were unchanged at $18.71 during pre-market trading . Over the past 52 weeks, the company has traded between $13.60 and $19.51.

Meanwhile E-House ( EJ ), a provider of real estate services, has entered into a definitive agreement to transfer its E-House Capital asset management business to Jupai Holdings, a third-party wealth management service provider in China. The firm's E-House (China) Capital Investment Management subsidiary currently owns approximately 33% interest in Jupai.

Shares in the company were unchanged at $5.60 during pre-market trading. Over the past 52 weeks, the company has traded between $4.93 and $12.48.

And low-cost Irish airline Ryanair ( RYAAY ) reported a 28% increase in March traffic to 6.7 million customers.

Shares in the company were unchanged at $63.92 during pre-market trading. Over the past 52 weeks, the company has traded between $49.65 and $71.79.

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