Consumer Defensive sector

The Consumer Defensive sector comprises companies whose businesses are less sensitive to the economic cycle. These are products that people are unable or unwilling to cut out of their budgets regardless of the economic condition. These companies are engaged in the manufacturing of food, beverages, household and personal products, packaging, or tobacco. This sector also includes companies that provide services such as education & training services, as well as food & drug retailing companies such as hypermarkets and consumer super centers.

Name Exchange Industry
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Co NYSE Farm Products
BF.B Brown Forman Corp NYSE Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries
CAG Conagra Brands Inc NYSE Packaged Foods
CHD Church & Dwight Co Inc NYSE Household & Personal Products
CL Colgate Palmolive Co NYSE Household & Personal Products
CLX Clorox Co NYSE Household & Personal Products
COST Costco Wholesale Corp NASDAQ Discount Stores
CPB Campbell Soup Co NYSE Packaged Foods
DG Dollar General Corp NYSE Discount Stores
DLTR Dollar Tree Inc NASDAQ Discount Stores
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc NYSE Household & Personal Products
GIS General Mills Inc NYSE Packaged Foods
HRL Hormel Foods Corp NYSE Packaged Foods
HSY Hershey Co NYSE Confectioners
K Kellogg Co NYSE Packaged Foods
KHC Kraft Heinz Co NASDAQ Packaged Foods
KMB Kimberly Clark Corp NYSE Household & Personal Products
KO Coca Cola Co NYSE Beverages - Non-Alcoholic
KR Kroger Co NYSE Grocery Stores
LW Lamb Weston Holdings Inc NYSE Packaged Foods
MDLZ Mondelez International Inc NASDAQ Confectioners
MKC Mccormick & Co Inc NYSE Packaged Foods
MNST Monster Beverage Corp NASDAQ Beverages - Non-Alcoholic
MO Altria Group Inc NYSE Tobacco
PEP Pepsico Inc NASDAQ Beverages - Non-Alcoholic
PG PROCTER & GAMBLE Co NYSE Household & Personal Products
PM Philip Morris International Inc NYSE Tobacco
SJM J M SMUCKER Co NYSE Packaged Foods
STZ Constellation Brands Inc NYSE Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries
SYY Sysco Corp NYSE Food Distribution
TGT Target Corp NYSE Discount Stores
TSN Tyson Foods Inc NYSE Farm Products
WMT Walmart Inc NYSE Discount Stores