5 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Consumer Non-Durables Industry

Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 19 points (-0.1%) at 15,282 as of Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,222 issues advancing vs. 1,685 declining with 126 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. Fibria Celulose ( FBR) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry lower today. As of noon trading, Fibria Celulose is down $0.42 (-3.7%) to $11.05 on light volume. Thus far, 392,171 shares of Fibria Celulose exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.03-$11.40 after having opened the day at $11.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.47.

Fibria Celulose S.A. engages in the production, sale, and export of short fiber pulp. The company primarily offers bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp used in the manufacture of toilet paper; uncoated and coated paper for printing and writing; and coated cardboard for packaging. Fibria Celulose has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 0.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Fibria Celulose a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fibria Celulose as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been weak operating cash flow. Get the full Fibria Celulose Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Energizer Holdings ( ENR) is down $2.03 (-1.9%) to $102.94 on average volume. Thus far, 188,176 shares of Energizer Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 478,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $101.85-$104.92 after having opened the day at $104.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $104.97.

Energizer Holdings, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of primary batteries, portable lighting, and personal care products worldwide. It offers household and specialty batteries, including carbon zinc, alkaline, rechargeable, and lithium batteries. Energizer Holdings has a market cap of $6.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 28.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Energizer Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Energizer Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Energizer Holdings Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, VF Corporation ( VFC) is down $0.90 (-0.5%) to $197.58 on light volume. Thus far, 164,503 shares of VF Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 521,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $196.99-$199.34 after having opened the day at $198.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $198.48.

V.F. Corporation designs and manufactures, or sources from independent contractors various apparel and footwear products primarily in the United States and Europe. VF Corporation has a market cap of $21.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 31.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate VF Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates VF Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full VF Corporation Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, International Paper ( IP) is down $0.59 (-1.3%) to $46.30 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of International Paper exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.26-$46.77 after having opened the day at $46.73 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.89.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, and North Africa. International Paper has a market cap of $20.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 17.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate International Paper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates International Paper as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full International Paper Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Nike ( NKE) is down $0.40 (-0.6%) to $63.54 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Nike exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $63.50-$63.91 after having opened the day at $63.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $63.93.

NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for men, women, and children worldwide. Nike has a market cap of $45.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 23.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Nike a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Nike 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, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Nike 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 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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