Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model
) 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 0.3%. By the end of trading, Sealed Air Corporation rose 18 cents (1.1%) to $15.92 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1.3 million shares of Sealed Air Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.5 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $15.69-$15.94 after having opened the day at $15.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.74. Other companies within the Consumer Non-Durables industry that increased today were:
), up 15.2%,
), up 11.2%,
), up 5.9%, and
), up 4.3%.
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Sealed Air Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides food safety and security, facility hygiene, and product protection solutions worldwide. Sealed Air Corporation has a market cap of $3.05 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 8.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are six analysts that rate Sealed Air Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and three rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Sealed Air Corporation as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity.
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On the negative front,
), down 21.2%,
), down 10.9%,
), down 10%, and
), down 6.5%, were all laggards within the consumer non-durables industry with
) being today's consumer non-durables industry laggard.
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) while those bearish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider
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