Today's Top Performers In Wholesale

All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 63 points (0.4%) at 15,199 as of Monday, July 8, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,878 issues advancing vs. 1,083 declining with 93 unchanged.

The Wholesale industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 1.0%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. Rockwell Automation ( ROK) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry higher today. As of noon trading, Rockwell Automation is up $1.16 (1.3%) to $87.90 on light volume. Thus far, 306,332 shares of Rockwell Automation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 882,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.94-$87.92 after having opened the day at $87.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.74.

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 $11.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 3.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. 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 solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. 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, Sysco Corporation ( SYY) is up $0.57 (1.7%) to $34.51 on light volume. Thus far, 694,479 shares of Sysco Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.17-$34.59 after having opened the day at $34.21 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.94.

Sysco Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the marketing and distribution of a range of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry. Sysco Corporation has a market cap of $20.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 7.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Sysco Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sysco Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, reasonable valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Sysco Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, McKesson ( MCK) is up $1.03 (0.9%) to $116.76 on light volume. Thus far, 218,136 shares of McKesson exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $115.80-$117.05 after having opened the day at $116.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $115.73.

McKesson Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, delivers pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and health care information technologies to the healthcare industry primarily in the United States. It operates in two segments, McKesson Distribution Solutions and McKesson Technology Solutions. McKesson has a market cap of $26.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 19.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate McKesson a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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If you are interested in one of these 3 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).

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