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Issuer Ranking: U.S. Consumer Products Companies, Strongest To Weakest May 10 Product Image

Issuer Ranking: U.S. Consumer Products Companies, Strongest To Weakest May 10

  • Published: May 2010
  • Region: United States
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • ACCO Brands Corp.
  • Briggs & Stratton Corp.
  • Dole Food Co. Inc.
  • Land O'Lakes Inc.
  • PVH Corp.
  • The Gavilon Group LLC
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Abstract
The U.S. consumer products companies we rate are classed in an array of subsectors, including packaged food, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, tobacco, household products, apparel, personal care, appliances, lawn care, home and office furniture, agriproducts, commodity foods, cosmetics, and service companies. About 32% of the companies are in the more stable investment-grade category, with the remaining 68% in the more volatile speculative-grade category. In 2009, downgrades outnumbered upgrades in the sector by about 1.2 to 1.0 as of April 15, 2010. This ratio improved from 17 downgrades for every one upgrade for the same period in 2009. About 21% of issuers in the sector have either a negative outlook or are on CreditWatch with negative implications. Only about 10% of...

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- ARAMARK Corp.
- Alberto-Culver Co.
- Beam Inc.
- American Greetings Corp.
- Archer Daniels Midland Co.
- Avon Products Inc.
- Campbell Soup Co.
- Dole Food Co. Inc.
- ConAgra Foods Inc.
- H.J.Heinz Co.
- The Hershey Co.
- Kellogg Co.
- Kimberly-Clark Corp.
- Levi Strauss & Co.
- Lorillard Inc.
- Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.
- PVH Corp.
- Procter & Gamble Co.
- Southern States Cooperative Inc.
- Sysco Corp.
- Unifi Inc.
- Chiquita Brands International Inc.
- Universal Corp.
- VF Corp.
- Whirlpool Corp.
- Land O'Lakes Inc.
- S.C. Johnson & Son Inc.
- Welch Foods Inc.
- The Hillshire Brands Co.
- American Crystal Sugar Co.
- Brown-Forman Corp.
- Altria Group Inc.
- Church & Dwight Co. Inc.
- Constellation Brands Inc.
- Warnaco Group Inc.
- Sealy Corp.
- Newell Rubbermaid Inc.
- The Toro Co.
- Interface Inc.
- NIKE Inc.
- Molson Coors Brewing Co.
- Alliance One International Inc.
- The ServiceMaster Co.
- Tyson Foods Inc.
- Revlon Consumer Products Corp.
- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co.
- Ralcorp Holdings Inc.
- Dean Foods Co.
- American Safety Razor Co.
- Dairy Farmers of America Inc.
- Knoll Inc.
- Simmons Bedding Co.
- Tupperware Brands Corp.
- Spectrum Brands Inc.
- Central Garden & Pet Co.
- Carter's Inc.
- Tandus Flooring Inc.
- Briggs & Stratton Corp.
- B&G Foods Inc.
- Herman Miller Inc.
- NBTY Inc.
- Amscan Holdings Inc.
- Smithfield Foods Inc.
- Russell Hobbs Inc.
- Mohawk Industries Inc.
- Bellisio Foods Inc.
- Corrections Corp. of America
- Central Parking Corp.
- Blyth Inc.
- St. John Knits International Inc.
- Ingredion Inc.
- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
- Ralph Lauren Corp.
- Kate Spade & Co.
- Cintas Corp.
- Mondelez International Inc.
- Flowers Foods Inc.
- Libbey Inc.
- Jarden Corp.
- Oxford Industries Inc.
- The GEO Group Inc.
- Altegrity Inc.
- DS Waters of America Inc.
- Pinnacle Foods Group LLC
- Reddy Ice Holdings Inc.
- Prestige Brands Inc.
- The Hillman Group Inc.
- Cornell Cos. Inc.
- Maidenform Brands Inc.
- Da-Lite Screen Co. Inc.
- Ames True Temper Inc.
- Allied Security Holdings LLC
- BRG Sports Inc.
- Windsor Quality Food Co. Ltd.
- Fender Musical Instruments Corp.
- CTI Foods Holding Co. LLC
- Rafaella Apparel Group Inc.
- Rexair LLC
- ACCO Brands Corp.
- Quiksilver Inc.
- Serta International Holdco LLC
- Ethan Allen Interiors Inc.
- Quality Home Brands Holdings LLC
- MAFCO Worldwide Corp.
- Wm. Bolthouse Farms Inc.
- Hanesbrands Inc.
- Hamilton Beach Brands Inc.
- Renfro Corp.
- Radio Systems Corp.
- Gold Toe Moretz Holdings Corp
- philosophy Inc.
- Advance Food Co.
- The Sun Products Corp.
- Iconix Brand Group Inc.
- Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc.
- The Gavilon Group LLC
- Bacardi Limited
- Shearer's Foods LLC
- Provo Craft & Novelty Inc.
- American Residential Services LLC
- Clorox Co.
- The Coca-Cola Co.
- Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.
- Colgate-Palmolive Co.
- General Mills Inc.
- Hormel Foods Corp.
- McCormick & Co. Inc.
- PepsiCo Inc.
- Cargill Inc.
- Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated
- Big Heart Pet Brands
- Steinway Musical Instruments Inc.
- Elizabeth Arden Inc.
- Bunge Ltd.
- Alliance Laundry Systems LLC
- Jones Group Inc.
- Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc.
- Perry Ellis International Inc.
- The Estee Lauder Cos. Inc.
- Weight Watchers International Inc.
- Steelcase Inc.
- Michael Foods Inc.
- Hunter Fan Co.
- Herbalife Ltd.
- AdvancePierre Foods Inc.
- ASG Consolidated LLC
- Coinmach Service Corp.
- Mac-Gray Corp.
- Vi-Jon Inc.
- U.S. Security Holdings Inc.
- Reynolds American Inc.
- totes Isotoner Corp.
- The Yankee Candle Co. Inc.
- Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.
- Bumble Bee Holdings Inc.
- TreeHouse Foods Inc.

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