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Expert Briefing on Consumer Staples Stocks -- Wal-Mart Stores, Costco Wholesale, Darling Ingredients, Hershey, and Mondelez Intl.

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LONDON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,462.90, up 0.45%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.19% lower at 16,880.36, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,970.07, up 0.01%. During the session five out of ten sectors ended in positive. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index ended the day at 451.26, down 1.01%, and the index has declined 1.76% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST), Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR), The Hershey Company(NYSE: HSY), and Mondelez International Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:

http://investor-edge.com/register

On Wednesday, shares in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recorded a trading volume of 9.98 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 5.61 million shares. The stock finished the day at $74.78, down 0.87%, and registered an intraday range of $74.67 and $75.92. Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have declined 0.39% in the last one month and 6.18% in the previous three months. Also, the stock has lost 4.97% on YTD basis. Furthermore, the company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of $76.76 is above its 50-day moving average of $76.15. Additionally, shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 15.50 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 39.63. Sign up and read the free notes on WMT at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/WMT-31Jul2014

Costco Wholesale Corp.'s stock declined 0.61%, to close Wednesday's session at $118.18, after oscillating between $117.44 and $119.07. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.02 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.75 million shares. Over the last one month and past three months, Costco Wholesale Corp.'s shares have gained 2.62% and 2.16%, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has fallen by 0.71%. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of $116.44 is above its 50-day moving average of $116.38. Further, Costco Wholesale Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 26.38 and has an RSI of 61.70. The complimentary notes on COST can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/COST-31Jul2014

On Wednesday, Darling Ingredients Inc.'s stock finished the session 0.26% lower at $18.82, hitting a new 52-week low of $18.58. A total of 1.23 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 1.07 million shares. The stock moved between $18.58 and $18.94 during the session. Over the last one month and past three months, Darling Ingredients Inc.'s shares have plummeted 9.95% and 5.95%, respectively. Also, the stock has lost 9.87% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $20.47 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $19.94. Darling Ingredients Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 32.44 and has an RSI of 32.28. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on DAR at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/DAR-31Jul2014

Shares in The Hershey Co. fluctuated between $90.13 and $91.49 before ending Wednesday's session down 1.02%, at $90.36. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.31 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.07 million shares. Further, shares of The Hershey Co. have declined 7.20% over the last one month and 6.11% over the past three months. Also, the stock has lost 7.07% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of $98.62 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $96.32. Moreover, shares of The Hershey Co. traded at a PE ratio of 23.78 and have an RSI of 29.97. The complete research on HSY is available for free at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/HSY-31Jul2014

Mondelez International Inc.'s stock fell by 2.74%, to close Wednesday's session at $36.97, after vacillating between $36.96 and $38.18. The stock recorded a trading volume of 9.33 million shares, above its three months average volume of 7.11 million shares. Over the last one month, Mondelez International Inc.'s shares have gone down by 1.70%. However, over the past three months and from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gone up 3.70% and 4.73%, respectively. The company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $37.80 is above its 200-day moving average of $35.16. Further, Mondelez International Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 23.83 and has an RSI of 50.07. Free in depth research on MDLZ is available at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/MDLZ-31Jul2014

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