) pushed the Consumer Goods sector higher today making it today's featured consumer goods winner. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.4%. By the end of trading, TRW Automotive Holdings rose $1.90 (5.5%) to $36.42 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 2.7 million shares of TRW Automotive Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $34.49-$36.91 after having opened the day at $34.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.52. Other companies within the Consumer Goods sector that increased today were:
), up 26.7%,
), up 15.8%,
), up 14.3%, and
), up 10.2%.
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TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells automotive systems, modules, and components for automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and related aftermarkets. TRW Automotive Holdings has a market cap of $4.16 billion and is part of the
industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.1, equal to the average automotive industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are seven analysts that rate TRW Automotive Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates TRW Automotive Holdings as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
- You can view the full TRW Automotive Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 16.9%,
), down 13%,
), down 10.8%, and
), down 9.1%, were all laggards within the consumer goods sector with
) being today's consumer goods sector laggard.
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