Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model Altria Group ( MO) pushed the Consumer Goods sector lower today making it today's featured Consumer Goods laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.5%. By the end of trading, Altria Group fell $0.43 (-1.2%) to $36.08 on average volume. Throughout the day, 8,139,731 shares of Altria Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10,433,100 shares. The stock ranged in price between $36.01-$36.49 after having opened the day at $36.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.51. Other companies within the Consumer Goods sector that declined today were: Central European Distribution ( CEDC), down 8.3%, Tredegar Corporation ( TG), down 6.5%, Fuwei Films (Holdings ( FFHL), down 6.0% and Omega Protein Corporation ( OME), down 6.0%.
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