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International Paper



) 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 0.1%. By the end of trading, International Paper rose $0.50 (1.1%) to $47.00 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2,811,960 shares of International Paper exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,349,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $46.21-$47.03 after having opened the day at $46.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.50. Other companies within the Consumer Non-Durables industry that increased today were:




), up 8.5%,

Forward Industries



), up 5.3%,

Xerium Technologies



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), up 5.0% and

Goodyear Tire & Rubber



), up 4.4%.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, and North Africa. International Paper has a market cap of $21.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 16.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate International Paper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

International Paper

as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.

On the negative front,

Tandy Brands Accessories



), down 12.1%,

Tandy Leather Factory



), down 6.5%,

Fuwei Films (Holdings



), down 5.7% and

Standard Register Company



), down 5.2% , were all laggards within the consumer non-durables industry with

Ball Corporation



) being today's consumer non-durables industry laggard.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR



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

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods




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