Today's Top Performers In Wholesale

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 68 points (0.4%) at 15,371 as of Thursday, May 30, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,814 issues advancing vs. 1,135 declining with 104 unchanged.

The Wholesale industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. A company within the industry that increased today was McKesson ( MCK), up 0.45.

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

4. Magna International ( MGA) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry higher today. As of noon trading, Magna International is up $1.87 (2.85) to $67.57 on heavy volume Thus far, 568,744 shares of Magna International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 701,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $65.91-$67.77 after having opened the day at $65.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.70.

Magna International Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and engineers automotive systems and components to original equipment manufacturers primarily in North America, Europe, and internationally. Magna International has a market cap of $15.2 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 30.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Magna International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Magna International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Magna International Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Rockwell Automation ( ROK) is up $0.86 (0.98) to $88.80 on light volume Thus far, 155,013 shares of Rockwell Automation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 983,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $87.93-$89.24 after having opened the day at $88.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $87.94.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation power, control, and information solutions. It operates in two segments, Architecture & Software and Control Products & Solutions. Rockwell Automation has a market cap of $12.4 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 4.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Rockwell Automation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Rockwell Automation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Rockwell Automation Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, AmerisourceBergen ( ABC) is up $0.65 (1.21) to $54.55 on light volume Thus far, 698,000 shares of AmerisourceBergen exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.90-$54.60 after having opened the day at $54.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.90.

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 $12.6 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 25.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate AmerisourceBergen a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 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 increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full AmerisourceBergen Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Cardinal Health ( CAH) is up $0.37 (0.79) to $47.46 on light volume Thus far, 597,831 shares of Cardinal Health exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.03-$47.59 after having opened the day at $47.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.09.

Cardinal Health, Inc., a healthcare services company, provides pharmaceutical and medical products and services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Pharmaceutical and Medical. Cardinal Health has a market cap of $16.2 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 14.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Cardinal Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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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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