Crown Holdings Inc ( CCK) pushed the Consumer Non-Durables industry lower today making it today's featured Consumer Non-Durables loser. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.3%. By the end of trading, Crown Holdings Inc fell 26 cents (-0.8%) to $32.43 on light volume. Throughout the day, 895,391 shares of Crown Holdings Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $32.32-$32.80 after having opened the day at $32.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.69. Other company's within the Consumer Non-Durables industry that declined today were: Cereplast Inc ( CERP), down 10.1%, Shiner International Inc ( BEST), down 9.5%, Ever-Glory International Group Inc ( EVK), down 6.9%, and Swisher Hygiene Inc ( SWSH), down 4.3%.

Crown Holdings, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. Crown Holdings Inc has a market cap of $5.02 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.1, 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 2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 positive front, Exceed Company ( EDS), up 7.8%, Fuwei Films Company ( FFHL), up 6.2%, Elizabeth Arden Inc ( RDEN), up 4.3%, and SodaStream International ( SODA), up 4.2%, were all gainers within the consumer non-durables industry with Goodyear Tire & Rubber ( GT) 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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