Crown Holdings Inc (CCK): Today's Featured Consumer Non-Durables Winner

The consumer non-durables industry closed the day down 1.2%. Tandy Brands Accessories ( TBAC), China Xiniya Fashion ( XNY), Parlux Fragrances Inc ( PARL), and MOD-PAC Corporation ( MPAC) were all winners today within the consumer non-durables industry with Crown Holdings Inc ( CCK) being today's featured consumer non-durables winner. Crown Holdings Inc rose 32 cents (1%) to $32.88 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2.4 million shares of Crown Holdings Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares.

Crown Holdings, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. Crown Holdings Inc has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7, above the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 16.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 3.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Crown as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins.

On the negative front, Coldwater Creek ( CWTR), Mannatech Inc ( MTEX), Orchids Paper Products Company ( TIS), and Crocs Inc ( CROX) were all losers within the consumer non-durables industry with Fibria Celulose ( FBR) being today's consumer non-durables industry Loser Spotlight stock.

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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