The wholesale industry closed the day up 1.8%. INX Inc ( INXI), China Auto Logistics Inc ( CALI), SinoHub Inc ( SIHI), and Owens & Minor Inc ( OMI) were all decliners today within the wholesale industry with Midas Inc ( MDS) being today's featured wholesale loser. Midas Inc fell 13 cents (-1.4%) to $8.79 on average volume. Throughout the day, 80,415 shares of Midas Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 73,900 shares.

Midas, Inc. provides retail automotive services through franchised or company-operated shops primarily in the United States, Canada, and Europe. It sells Midas, SpeeDee, and Midas-SpeeDee co-branded franchises. Midas Inc has a market cap of $132.3 million and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 13.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Midas as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow.

On the positive front, Rada Electronics Industries Inc ( RADA), Arrow Electronics Inc ( ARW), Audiovox Corporation ( VOXX), and McKesson Inc ( MCK) were all gainers within the wholesale industry with Medco Health Solutions Inc ( MHS) being today's featured wholesale industry winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the wholesale industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods ( IYK) while those bearish on the wholesale industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).
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