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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 1.1%. By the end of trading, International Paper rose $0.78 (1.7%) to $46.91 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 6,423,506 shares of International Paper exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,520,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $45.56-$47.53 after having opened the day at $45.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.13. Other companies within the Consumer Non-Durables industry that increased today were:

Standard Register Company



), up 8.7%,

Rock-Tenn Company



), up 5.9%,

Fibria Celulose



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), up 4.8% and

Orient Paper



), up 4.6%.

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 $20.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 5.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate International Paper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

International Paper

as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income, increase in stock price during the past year and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 15.7%,

American Apparel



), down 8.1%,




), down 7.3% and

Energizer Holdings



), down 6.4% , were all laggards within the consumer non-durables industry with




) 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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