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How Does Kellogg Compare with Its Peers on Key Moving Averages?

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Kellogg’s moving averages

Kellogg Company (K) closed at $76.37 on May 10. It’s trading 2.8% above its 100-day moving average and 0.3% above its 50-day moving average. Kellogg has risen ~6% YTD (year-to-date).

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Peers’ moving averages

Kellogg’s peers in the industry include General Mills (GIS), Lancaster Colony (LANC), and Mondelez International (MDLZ). On May 10, General Mills closed at $63.73, which is 7.4% above its 100-day moving average, 3.1% above its 50-day moving average, and 3.1% above its 20-day moving average. General Mills has risen ~10% YTD.

Lancaster Colony closed at $123.19. This is 12.3% above its 100-day moving average, 11.5% above its 50-day moving average, and 7.4% above its 20-day moving average. Mondelez International is trading 7.8% above its 100-day moving average, 7.1% above its 50-day moving average, and 4.1% above its 20-day moving average. The stock closed at $45.04 on May 10.

These stocks are all part of the Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (RHS). RHS invests 2.6% of its holdings in Kellogg, 2.5% of its holdings in General Mills, and 2.5% of its holdings in Mondelez International.

RHS is trading 5.7%, 3.0%, and 2.9% above its 100-day, 50-day, and 20-day moving averages, respectively. It closed at $45.04 on May 10. RHS has risen 7.4% YTD. Analysts’ estimates indicate rises of 2.0% for Kellogg and 7.3% for Mondelez International over the next 12 months. Meanwhile, General Mills and Lancaster Colony have already beaten analysts’ estimates by 6.4% and 9.9%, respectively.

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