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Consumer shares were lower in pre-market trade on Monday.
In consumer stocks news, Pilgrim's Pride ( PPC ) said it has withdrawn its offer to buy The Hillshire Brands Company ( HSH ) after Tyson Foods ( TSN ) trumped its offer with a $63 per share, or $8.55 billion bid.
And, coverage of specialty apparel retailer L Brands ( LB ) has been upgraded by analysts at Oppenheimer to a perform rating from underperform.
The firm also boosted its price target on the stock to $56 from $46 a share. Despite the increase, the new price target remains 6% below the stock's current market price.
In today's early session, shares of LB are unchanged from their June 6 close at $59.50, and move within a 52-week spread of $48.77 - $67.16.
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