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Fifth & Pacific Companies



) pushed the Consumer Non-Durables industry lower today making it today's featured Consumer Non-Durables laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.0%. By the end of trading, Fifth & Pacific Companies fell $0.54 (-1.6%) to $32.10 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,083,617 shares of Fifth & Pacific Companies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,274,500 shares. The stock ranged in price between $32.07-$32.96 after having opened the day at $32.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.64. Other companies within the Consumer Non-Durables industry that declined today were:

Fuwei Films (Holdings



), down 7.8%,

Superior Uniform Group



), down 5.5%,

American Apparel



), down 3.3% and

Delta Apparel



), down 2.4%.

Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc. engages in the design and marketing of a range of apparel and accessories. The company operates in four segments: JUICY COUTURE, LUCKY BRAND, KATE SPADE, and Adelington Design Group. Fifth & Pacific Companies has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 158.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Fifth & Pacific Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Fifth & Pacific Companies

as a


. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been weak operating cash flow.

On the positive front,

Tufco Technologies

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), up 17.9%,

Tandy Brands Accessories



), up 12.0%,

STR Holdings



), up 10.3% and

Orient Paper



), up 7.3% , were all gainers within the consumer non-durables industry with




) being today's featured consumer non-durables industry leader.

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) while those bearish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider

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