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5 Stocks Pushing The Consumer Goods Sector Higher

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The  Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) steady at 13,953 as of Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, 11:50 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,129 issues advancing vs. 1,699 declining with 163 unchanged.

The Consumer Goods sector currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.0%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include MeadWestvaco Corporation ( MWV), down 4.6%, and Ford Motor ( F), down 0.7%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today:

5. Koninklijke Philips Electronics ( PHG) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Koninklijke Philips Electronics is up $0.95 (3.1%) to $31.26 on heavy volume Thus far, 915,468 shares of Koninklijke Philips Electronics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 696,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.88-$31.35 after having opened the day at $30.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.31.

Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. engages in the healthcare, consumer lifestyle, and lighting product businesses worldwide. The company offers screening, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and health management services in cardio-pulmonary, oncology, and women's health areas. Koninklijke Philips Electronics has a market cap of $27.1 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are up 10.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Koninklijke Philips Electronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Koninklijke Philips Electronics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Koninklijke Philips Electronics Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Honda Motor ( HMC) is up $0.33 (0.9%) to $38.34 on average volume Thus far, 296,723 shares of Honda Motor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 641,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.13-$38.41 after having opened the day at $38.27 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.01.

Honda Motor Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and distribution of motorcycles, automobiles, and power products worldwide. Honda Motor has a market cap of $67.4 billion and is part of the automotive industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 1.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Honda Motor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Honda Motor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Honda Motor Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Canon ( CAJ) is up $1.82 (5.0%) to $38.12 on average volume Thus far, 407,201 shares of Canon exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 764,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.02-$38.75 after having opened the day at $37.06 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.30.

Canon Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of network digital multifunction devices (MFDs), plain paper copying machines, laser printers, inkjet printers, cameras, and lithography equipment worldwide. Canon has a market cap of $42.0 billion and is part of the consumer durables industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 7.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Canon a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Canon as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Canon Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Reynolds American ( RAI) is up $0.39 (0.9%) to $44.54 on average volume Thus far, 930,008 shares of Reynolds American exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.05-$44.54 after having opened the day at $44.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.15.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarette and other tobacco products in the United States. Reynolds American has a market cap of $24.6 billion and is part of the tobacco industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 6.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Reynolds American a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Reynolds American as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Reynolds American Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters ( GMCR) is up $2.04 (4.7%) to $45.32 on average volume Thus far, 2.4 million shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.01-$45.33 after having opened the day at $44.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.28.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. engages in the specialty coffee and coffeemaker businesses in the United States and Canada. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has a market cap of $6.7 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 9.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Green Mountain Coffee Roasters a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Green Mountain Coffee Roasters as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer goods sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods ( IYK) while those bearish on the consumer goods sector could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.

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