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) pushed the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today making it today's featured consumer non-durables winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.9%. By the end of trading, Domtar rose $11.09 (11.5%) to $107.41 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 1,925,448 shares of Domtar exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 306,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $99.96-$107.87 after having opened the day at $100.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $96.32. Other companies within the Consumer Non-Durables industry that increased today were:
), up 7.2%,
), up 7.1%,
), up 3.2% and
), up 2.5%.
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Domtar Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes communications papers, specialty and packaging papers, and adult incontinence products worldwide. It operates in three segments: Pulp and Paper, Distribution, and Personal Care. Domtar has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 70.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 2.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Domtar a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share.
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On the negative front,
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), down 5.0%,
), down 4.9% and
), down 4.3% , were all laggards within the consumer non-durables industry with
) being today's consumer non-durables industry laggard.
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