Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP): Today's Featured Consumer Non-Durables Winner

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Tupperware Brands Corporation ( TUP) pushed the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today making it today's featured consumer non-durables winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.9%. By the end of trading, Tupperware Brands Corporation rose $1.52 (2%) to $77.84 on average volume. Throughout the day, 472,592 shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 516,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $76.56-$78.01 after having opened the day at $76.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $76.32. Other companies within the Consumer Non-Durables industry that increased today were: DS Healthcare Group ( DSKX), up 14%, Mobile Mini ( MINI), up 6.9%, Myers Industries ( MYE), up 6.9%, and Boise ( BZ), up 5.8%.
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Tupperware Brands Corporation operates as a direct seller of various products across a range of brands and categories through an independent sales force worldwide. Tupperware Brands Corporation has a market cap of $4.28 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 20.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are six analysts that rate Tupperware Brands Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and three rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tupperware Brands Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the negative front, Rocky Brands ( RCKY), down 9%, Ever-Glory International Group ( EVK), down 5.8%, Standard Register Company ( SR), down 4.3%, and Nu Skin ( NUS), down 3.1%, were all laggards within the consumer non-durables industry with Under Armour ( UA) being today's consumer non-durables industry laggard.

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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