4 Consumer Non-Durables Stocks On The Rise

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 15 points (0.1%) at 15,558 as of Monday, July 22, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,691 issues advancing vs. 1,251 declining with 101 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%.

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

4. Sonoco Products Company ( SON) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. As of noon trading, Sonoco Products Company is up $0.86 (2.3%) to $37.96 on heavy volume. Thus far, 352,848 shares of Sonoco Products Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 288,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.89-$38.50 after having opened the day at $37.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.10.

Sonoco Products Company engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial and consumer packaging products in the United States, Europe, Canada, and other regions. Sonoco Products Company has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 24.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Sonoco Products Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sonoco Products Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Sonoco Products Company Ratings Report now.

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