The consumer goods sector closed the day up 3.2%. Glg Life Tech ( GLGL), American Apparel Inc ( APP), China Shengda Packaging Group Inc ( CPGI), and Champion Industries ( CHMP) were all decliners today within the consumer goods sector with AgFeed Industries Inc ( FEED) being today's featured consumer goods loser. AgFeed Industries Inc fell 2 cents (-2.2%) to 72 cents on average volume. Throughout the day, 1.1 million shares of AgFeed Industries Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares.

AgFeed Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in animal nutrition and commercial hog producing businesses in the People's Republic of China. AgFeed Industries Inc has a market cap of $26.9 million and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are down 79.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates AgFeed as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally weak debt management.

On the positive front, Zuoan Fashion ( ZA), Supreme Industries Inc ( STS), Coffee Holding Company Inc ( JVA), and Limoneira ( LMNR) were all gainers within the consumer goods sector with PepsiCo Inc ( PEP) being today's featured consumer goods sector winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer goods sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods ( IYK) while those bearish on the consumer goods sector could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).
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