4 Stocks Pushing The Wholesale Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 20 points (-0.2%) at 12,795 as of Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, 11:49 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,283 issues advancing vs. 1,555 declining with 129 unchanged.

The Wholesale industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

4. Ingram Micro ( IM) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry lower today. As of noon trading, Ingram Micro is down $0.22 (-1.4%) to $15.75 on light volume Thus far, 213,925 shares of Ingram Micro exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $15.71-$16.00 after having opened the day at $15.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.97.

Ingram Micro Inc. distributes information technology (IT) products and supply chain solutions worldwide. Ingram Micro has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 12.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Ingram Micro a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ingram Micro as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full Ingram Micro Ratings Report now.

3. As of noon trading, Arrow Electronics ( ARW) is down $0.25 (-0.7%) to $36.63 on light volume Thus far, 61,328 shares of Arrow Electronics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 714,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.53-$36.97 after having opened the day at $36.96 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.88.

Arrow Electronics, Inc. distributes products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions worldwide. Arrow Electronics has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Arrow Electronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Arrow Electronics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Arrow Electronics Ratings Report now.

2. As of noon trading, Genuine Parts Company ( GPC) is down $0.33 (-0.5%) to $61.45 on light volume Thus far, 136,895 shares of Genuine Parts Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 761,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $61.30-$62.10 after having opened the day at $61.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.78.

Genuine Parts Company distributes automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products, and electrical/electronic materials in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico. Genuine Parts Company has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Genuine Parts Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Genuine Parts Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Genuine Parts Company Ratings Report now.

1. As of noon trading, AmerisourceBergen ( ABC) is down $0.46 (-1.1%) to $40.00 on light volume Thus far, 807,730 shares of AmerisourceBergen exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $39.98-$40.60 after having opened the day at $40.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.47.

AmerisourceBergen Corporation, a pharmaceutical services company, provides drug distribution and related services to healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers primarily in the United States and Canada. AmerisourceBergen has a market cap of $10.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate AmerisourceBergen a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates AmerisourceBergen as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full AmerisourceBergen Ratings Report now.

If you are interested in one of these 4 stocks, 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).

A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.

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