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Wolverine World Wide

(

WWW

) pushed the Consumer Non-Durables industry lower today making it today's featured Consumer Non-Durables laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.7%. By the end of trading, Wolverine World Wide fell $0.30 (-1.1%) to $26.89 on light volume. Throughout the day, 525,290 shares of Wolverine World Wide exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,075,300 shares. The stock ranged in price between $26.80-$27.30 after having opened the day at $27.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.19. Other companies within the Consumer Non-Durables industry that declined today were:

Myers Industries

(

MYE

), down 13.2%,

Titan International

(

TWI

), down 8.5%,

Under Armour

(

UA

), down 7.4% and

Ever-Glory International Group

(

EVK

), down 3.5%.

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. designs, manufactures, sources, and markets footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company operates through Lifestyle Group, Performance Group, and Heritage Group segments. Wolverine World Wide has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 19.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Wolverine World Wide a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Wolverine World Wide

as a

hold

. 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 and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk.

On the positive front,

EveryWare Global

TheStreet Recommends

(

EVRY

), up 210.8%,

Elizabeth Arden

(

RDEN

), up 13.1%,

American Apparel

(

APP

), up 11.0% and

Superior Uniform Group

(

SGC

), up 4.7% , were all gainers within the consumer non-durables industry with

Goodyear Tire & Rubber

(

GT

) being today's featured consumer non-durables industry leader.

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

(

XLP

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

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods

(

SZK

).

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