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SodaStream International

(

SODA

) pushed the Consumer Goods sector lower today making it today's featured Consumer Goods laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 1.0%. By the end of trading, SodaStream International fell $2.26 (-4.2%) to $52.24 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,035,812 shares of SodaStream International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 870,700 shares. The stock ranged in price between $51.60-$54.99 after having opened the day at $54.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $54.50. Other companies within the Consumer Goods sector that declined today were:

Fuwei Films (Holdings

(

FFHL

), down 7.8%,

SGOCO Group

(

SGOC

), down 6.0%,

Shiloh Industries

(

SHLO

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), down 5.6% and

Superior Uniform Group

(

SGC

), down 5.5%.

SodaStream International Ltd. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of home beverage carbonation systems that enable consumers to transform ordinary tap water instantly into carbonated soft drinks and sparkling water. SodaStream International has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 21.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate SodaStream International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

SodaStream International

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the positive front,

Meritor

(

MTOR

), up 18.1%,

Tufco Technologies

(

TFCO

), up 17.9%,

Tandy Brands Accessories

(

TBAC

), up 12.0% and

Skullcandy

(

SKUL

), up 11.8% , were all gainers within the consumer goods sector with

Nu Skin

(

NUS

) being today's featured consumer goods sector leader.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer goods sector could consider

iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods

(

IYK

) while those bearish on the consumer goods sector could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods

(

SZK

).

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