The Epicurus Index and Other Indices

The Epicurus Index
see list below
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The Epicurus Index (above) is our own index, consisting of 26 stocks, listed below, representing food, beverages and lodging. Each ticker symbol is linked to its corresponding page, providing company information.

Ticker Symbol Company Name Ticker Symbol Company Name
DEO Diageo plc ROX Castle Brands
CQB Chiquita Brands STZ Constellation Brands
YUM Yum Brands, Inc. BGS B & G Foods, Inc.
SFD Smithfield Foods, Inc. HSY The Hershey Company
MHGC Morgan’s Hotel Group WYNN Wynn Resorts Limited
OEH Orient-Express Hotels KO The Coca-Cola Company
CAG ConAgra Foods, Inc. PEP Pepsico, Inc.
KFT Kraft Foods, Inc. SYY Sysco Corporation
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. DLM DelMonte Foods, Inc.
MCD McDonald’s Corp. BKC Burger King Holdings Inc.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc.
MAR Marriott International WEN Wendy’s/Arby’s Group
CHH Choice Hotels, Inc. HOT Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Find more information, such as precious and common metals and currencies on this page.

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