The consumer non-durables industry closed the day down 2.1%. STR Holdings Inc ( STRI), SodaStream International ( SODA), Verso Paper ( VRS), and Ever-Glory International Group Inc ( EVK) were all decliners today within the consumer non-durables industry with Avon Products Inc ( AVP) being today's featured consumer non-durables loser. Avon Products Inc fell 79 cents (-3.3%) to $23.06 on average volume. Throughout the day, 3.4 million shares of Avon Products Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.5 million shares.

Avon Products Inc. engages in manufacturing and marketing beauty and related products in worldwide. Avon Products Inc has a market cap of $10.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 17.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Avon as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front, Mannatech Inc ( MTEX), Columbia Sportswear Company ( COLM), Nu Skin Enterprises Inc ( NUS), and CTI Industries Corporation ( CTIB) were all gainers within the consumer non-durables industry with Under Armour Inc ( UA) being today's featured consumer non-durables industry winner.

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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