Consumer Goods Active Movers: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), General Motors (NYSE:GM), The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

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Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) supplier Foxconn Technology Group will buy a stake in Taiwanese mobile telecoms operator Asia Pacific Telecom for T$11.6 billion ($390 million) in a deal that would expand its presence in Taiwan’s fledgling 4G telecoms market. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock performance was 1.13% in last session and finished the day at $614.13. Traded volume was 8.29million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 9.53million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.93. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) insider ownership is 0.04%.

American automaker Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has announced its plans to launch new Transit vehicles with a new paint technology. The new two-wet monocoat paint process, developed by Ford and its paint suppliers, is said to be more durable, while using less energy and water as well as reduce carbon dioxide and particulate emissions compared with conventional paint processes. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) rose 0.69 percent to $16.02 Friday on volume of 17.00million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $15.90 to $16.03. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has a market capitalization of $64.00billion.

The General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) cars recalled – 2.6 million units – are equipped with a defective ignition switch, which causes the engine to suddenly stop and the car loses critical safety assistance systems, including the airbags. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)’s stock on May 23, 2014 reported a increase of 0.63% to the closing price of $33.63. Its fifty two weeks range is $31.13 -$41.85. The total market capitalization recorded $63.93billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 8.27million shares. In its share capital, GM has 1.60billion outstanding shares.

Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has come under fire over a £20million anti-obesity campaign it is running in 70 parks this summer. Thousands of families will be urged to take part in free sports sessions such as tennis, rounders and Zumba from Friday as part of the Coca-Cola Zero ParkLives. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) stock finished the day at $40.58. Traded volume was 6.26million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 15.86million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.53. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) insider ownership is 0.30%.

Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 21st, American Banking News reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.14 per share on Monday, July 14th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.49%. Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) stock performance was -0.13% in last session and finished the day at $37.24. Traded volume was 4.54million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 9.17million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.70. Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) insider ownership is 0.20%.

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