1. As of noon trading, PACCAR ( PCAR) is down $0.67 (-1.4%) to $46.30 on average volume Thus far, 728,659 shares of PACCAR exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.17-$46.91 after having opened the day at $46.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.97. PACCAR Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and distributes light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket parts worldwide. PACCAR has a market cap of $16.8 billion and is part of the automotive industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate PACCAR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates PACCAR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations 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 PACCAR Ratings Report now. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer goods sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods ( IYK) while those bearish on the consumer goods sector 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.