The iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF (AMEX:KXI) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Wednesday, with over 321,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 32,000. Shares of KXI were off about 0.2% on the day.
Components of that ETF with the highest volume on Wednesday were Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), trading down about 0.6% with over 9 million shares changing hands so far this session, and Coca Cola (NYSE:KO), off about 0.4% on volume of over 8.9 million shares. Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFM) is the component faring the best Wednesday, up by about 1.8% on the day, while Lorillard (NYSE:LO) is lagging other components of the iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF, trading lower by about 2.5%.
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