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Consumer Sector Update for 10/05/2015: BG, TWTR, CALM

Top Consumer Shares:

WMT: +0.3%

MCD: +0.7%

DIS: +0.5%

CVS: +0.7%

KO: +0.5%

GE: flat

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

In consumer stocks news, food and feed ingredient company Bunge's ( BG ) North America unit said it has acquired Whole Harvest Foods, a refiner and packager of expeller pressed commercial cooking oil, for an undisclosed amount.

Shares in the company were unchanged at $74.57 pre-bell. Over the past 52 weeks, the company has traded between $67.06 and $93.17.

Meanwhile, Twitter ( TWTR ) gained 0.9% to $26.55 in pre-market trade Monday after the social media platform named Jack Dorsey its permanent CEO. Dorsey, the company's co-founder and current interim CEO, is also CEO of digital payments company Square, Inc.

Shares in the company have traded between $21.01 and $55.99 over the past 52 weeks.

And Cal-Maine Foods ( CALM ) shares were downgraded by BB&T Capital to hold from buy.

Shares in the company were 1.4% lower at $58.67 pre-bell. Over the past 52 weeks, the company has traded between $34.03 and $60.72.

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