Consumer Goods Active Runners: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), General Motors (NYSE:GM), Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) seeking to secure its mobile supply chain, has opened discussions to buy control of a Japanese venture that makes key microchips for its iPhone screens, sources familiar with the matter say. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock performance was 0.17% in last session and finished the day at $542.55. Traded volume was 6.44million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 11.43million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.01. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) insider ownership is 0.04%.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) EVP Timothy E. Lee unloaded 11,680 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, April 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.70, for a total value of $405,296.00. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) rose 1.57 percent to $34.88 Wednesday on volume of 41.86million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $34.38 to $35.08. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has a market capitalization of $55.45billion.

In a handful of states, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is still threatened by lobby-backed legislation that opposes the electric car-maker’s direct sales model in favor of the franchise system. Last month, New Jersey took Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) by surprise when Gov. Chris Christie suddenly decided to support an auto dealer lobby group’s efforts to ban Tesla from selling vehicles directly in the state. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s stock on Apr 02, 2014 reported a increase of 6.14% to the closing price of $230.29. Its fifty two weeks range is $40.21 -$265.00. The total market capitalization recorded $28.37billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 10.78million shares. In its share capital, TSLA has 123.19million outstanding shares.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) is a Dow Jones industrial Average component with shares that have been pressured compared to the broad market. It faces health concerns, and it does not even have the snack food business as a hedge like rival PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP). On Wednesday, shares of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) dropped -0.21% to close the day at $38.33. Company return on investment (ROI) is 11.00% and its monthly performance is recorded as 0.84%. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) quarterly revenue growth is -6.49%.