Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company ( MJN) pushed the Food & Beverage industry higher today making it today's featured food & beverage winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.9%. By the end of trading, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company rose $2.05 (2.6%) to $79.87 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 2,810,208 shares of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,392,000 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $78.33-$80.29 after having opened the day at $78.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.82. Other companies within the Food & Beverage industry that increased today were: J&J Snack Foods ( JJSF), up 8.7%, China New Borun Corporation ( BORN), up 7.0%, Origin Agritech ( SEED), up 6.1% and Reeds ( REED), up 5.4%.
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