Consumer goods Active stocks: Quiksilver, Inc. (NYSE:ZQK), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ), PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP)

Quiksilver, Inc (NYSE:ZQK) was downgraded by analysts at Stifel from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. ZQK has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of the company from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Quiksilver, Inc. (NYSE:ZQK) stock performance was -41.11% in last session and finished the day at $3.41. Traded volume was 59.37million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 2.67million shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.88. Quiksilver, Inc. (NYSE:ZQK) insider ownership is 0.40%.

Chinese state media lashed out at Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL), and other US technology companies Wednesday, calling on Beijing “to punish severely the pawns” of the US government for monitoring China and stealing secrets. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rose 1.41 percent to $637.54 Tuesday on volume of 220.00million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $628.25 to $638.74. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $549.16billion.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ), sister company to Cadbury’s Malaysia sector, is cooperating with authorities to resolve the issue. Jakim previously stated that the February tests may have put the famous candy maker at a disadvantage since officials examined products already on store shelves. Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ)’s stock on June 03, 2014 reported a increase of 0.40% to the closing price of $37.92. Its fifty two weeks range is $28.22 -$38.47. The total market capitalization recorded $64.30billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 4.99million shares. In its share capital, MDLZ has 1.69billion outstanding shares.

Today, PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) announced a partnership with CMA Entertainer of the Year Blake Shelton to kick-off summer 2014 in a big way with a special remote performance by Shelton on a PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP)-branded stage during the “2014 CMT Music Awards” airing live June 4, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET /7 p.m. CT in Nashville, Tenn. The performance, appropriately titled, “CMT’s Real Big Pepsi Block Party,” will take place from Nashville’s iconic Broadway, marking the first time ever that the country music star and 2014 CMT Music Award nominee has performed as part of the live CMT show. Shelton’s performance will also celebrate the launch of a partnership between the artist and PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP). On Tuesday, shares of PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) advanced 0.40% to close the day at $88.22. Company return on investment (ROI) is 14.10% and its monthly performance is recorded as 3.16%. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) quarterly revenue growth is 9.89%.