The consumer goods sector closed the day down 3.1%. China Xiniya Fashion ( XNY), Feihe International Inc ( ADY), 57th Street General Acquisition ( CRMB), and Cybex International Inc ( CYBI) were all winners today within the consumer goods sector with Joe's Jeans Inc ( JOEZ) being today's featured consumer goods winner. Joe's Jeans Inc rose 3 cents (4.7%) to 67 cents on light volume. Throughout the day, 140,921 shares of Joe's Jeans Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 241,500 shares.

Joe's Jeans Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of apparel products worldwide. Its product line comprises women's and men's denim jeans, pants, shirts, sweaters, jackets, and other apparel products under the Joe's brand. Joe's Jeans Inc has a market cap of $39 million and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 20, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 58.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Joe's Jeans as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share.

On the negative front, Reddy Ice Holdings Inc ( FRZ), Eastman Kodak Company ( EK), Sealy ( ZZ), and Marine Products Corporation ( MPX) were all losers within the consumer goods sector with Goodyear Tire & Rubber ( GT) being today's consumer goods sector Loser Spotlight stock.

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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