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Delphi Automotive



) pushed the Automotive industry higher today making it today's featured automotive winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.7%. By the end of trading, Delphi Automotive rose $1.12 (1.7%) to $67.86 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,858,714 shares of Delphi Automotive exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,026,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $67.20-$68.01 after having opened the day at $67.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $66.74. Other companies within the Automotive industry that increased today were:




), up 9.1%,

Supreme Industries



), up 8.9%,

Remy International



), up 5.0% and




), up 4.3%.

Delphi Automotive PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures vehicle components; and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain, safety, and thermal technology solutions for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets worldwide. Delphi Automotive has a market cap of $20.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 11.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Delphi Automotive a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Delphi Automotive

as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.

On the negative front,

SORL Auto Parts



), down 13.1%,

China Automotive Systems



), down 3.7% and

Tesla Motors



), down 1.9%.

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Consumer Discretionary Sel Sec SPDR



) while those bearish on the automotive industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods




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