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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 120 points (-0.7%) at 17,915 as of Thursday, April 30, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 757 issues advancing vs. 2,224 declining with 155 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently sits down 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Ecolab

(

ECL

), down 1.4%, and

Kimberly-Clark

(

KMB

), down 1.0%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3.

Rock-Tenn Company

(

RKT

) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. As of noon trading, Rock-Tenn Company is up $3.00 (4.9%) to $63.67 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Rock-Tenn Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $61.75-$64.22 after having opened the day at $62.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.67.

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Rock-Tenn Company manufactures and sells containerboard and paperboard products in the Unites States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, and Puerto Rico. The company operates through four segments: Corrugated Packaging, Consumer Packaging, Merchandising Displays, and Recycling. Rock-Tenn Company has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 0.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Rock-Tenn Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Rock-Tenn Company

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Rock-Tenn Company Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Sealed Air

(

SEE

) is up $1.64 (3.7%) to $45.76 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Sealed Air exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.49-$46.13 after having opened the day at $45.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.12.

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Sealed Air Corporation provides food safety and security, facility hygiene, and product protection solutions worldwide. Sealed Air has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 4.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Sealed Air a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Sealed Air

as a

buy

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

Sealed Air Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

International Paper

(

IP

) is up $0.85 (1.6%) to $53.92 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of International Paper exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.00-$54.13 after having opened the day at $53.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.07.

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International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. International Paper has a market cap of $22.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 0.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate International Paper a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

International Paper

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

International Paper Ratings Report

now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR

(

XLP

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

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods

(

SZK

).

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