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The Consumer Non-Durables industry as a whole closed the day up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.2%. Laggards within the Consumer Non-Durables industry included

DS Healthcare Group

(

DSKX

), down 2.6%,

Fuwei Films (Holdings

(

FFHL

), down 7.8%,

Zuoan Fashion

(

ZA

), down 5.9%,

Orient Paper

(

ONP

), down 3.9% and

Mannatech

(

MTEX

), down 4.7%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks that pushed the industry lower today:

Zuoan Fashion

(

ZA

) is one of the companies that pushed the Consumer Non-Durables industry lower today. Zuoan Fashion was down $0.06 (5.9%) to $0.96 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 123,655 shares of Zuoan Fashion exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 63,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $0.92-$1.05 after having opened the day at $1.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.02.

Zuoan Fashion Limited designs, manufactures, distributes, and retails fashion casual menswear. Zuoan Fashion has a market cap of $28.9 million and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 40.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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TheStreet Ratings rates

Zuoan Fashion

TheStreet Recommends

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow.

Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on ZA go as follows:

  • ZUOAN FASHION LTD -ADR has experienced a steep decline in earnings per share in the most recent quarter in comparison to its performance from the same quarter a year ago. The company has reported a trend of declining earnings per share over the past two years. During the past fiscal year, ZUOAN FASHION LTD -ADR reported lower earnings of $1.03 versus $1.72 in the prior year.
  • The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500 and the Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods industry. The net income has significantly decreased by 103.2% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from $11.16 million to -$0.36 million.
  • Return on equity has greatly decreased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of major weakness within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods industry and the overall market, ZUOAN FASHION LTD -ADR's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • The gross profit margin for ZUOAN FASHION LTD -ADR is currently lower than what is desirable, coming in at 31.29%. It has decreased significantly from the same period last year. Along with this, the net profit margin of -0.91% is significantly below that of the industry average.
  • Net operating cash flow has significantly decreased to -$8.10 million or 168.50% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, when comparing to the industry average, the firm's growth rate is much lower.

You can view the full analysis from the report here:

Zuoan Fashion Ratings Report

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At the close,

Fuwei Films (Holdings

(

FFHL

) was down $0.08 (7.8%) to $0.92 on light volume. Throughout the day, 4,935 shares of Fuwei Films (Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 25,900 shares. The stock ranged in price between $0.89-$0.96 after having opened the day at $0.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.00.

Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd., through its subsidiary, Fuwei Films (Shandong) Co., Ltd., develops, manufactures, and distributes plastic films using the biaxially- oriented stretch technique in the People's Republic of China. Fuwei Films (Holdings has a market cap of $12.2 million and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 16.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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TheStreet Ratings rates

Fuwei Films (Holdings

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.

Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on FFHL go as follows:

  • FUWEI FILMS HOLDINGS CO's earnings per share declined by 21.7% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has reported a trend of declining earnings per share over the past two years. During the past fiscal year, FUWEI FILMS HOLDINGS CO reported poor results of -$0.74 versus -$0.66 in the prior year.
  • The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed against the S&P 500 and did not exceed that of the Chemicals industry. The net income has decreased by 23.5% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, dropping from -$3.00 million to -$3.71 million.
  • The company's current return on equity has slightly decreased from the same quarter one year prior. This implies a minor weakness in the organization. Compared to other companies in the Chemicals industry and the overall market, FUWEI FILMS HOLDINGS CO's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • The gross profit margin for FUWEI FILMS HOLDINGS CO is currently extremely low, coming in at 3.71%. It has decreased from the same quarter the previous year. Along with this, the net profit margin of -32.84% is significantly below that of the industry average.
  • Reflecting the weaknesses we have cited, including the decline in the company's earnings per share, FFHL has underperformed the S&P 500 Index, declining 23.02% from its price level of one year ago. The fact that the stock is now selling for less than others in its industry in relation to its current earnings is not reason enough to justify a buy rating at this time.

You can view the full analysis from the report here:

Fuwei Films (Holdings Ratings Report

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DS Healthcare Group

(

DSKX

) was another company that pushed the Consumer Non-Durables industry lower today. DS Healthcare Group was down $0.03 (2.6%) to $1.11 on light volume. Throughout the day, 15,504 shares of DS Healthcare Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 22,000 shares. The stock ranged in price between $1.06-$1.19 after having opened the day at $1.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.14.

DS Healthcare Group has a market cap of $19.3 million and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 51.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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