3 Stocks Boosting The Consumer Non-Durables Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 57 points (-0.4%) at 15,601 as of Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,233 issues advancing vs. 1,686 declining with 120 unchanged.

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

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

3. Coach ( COH) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. As of noon trading, Coach is up $0.67 (1.3%) to $54.00 on average volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Coach exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.52-$54.28 after having opened the day at $53.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.33.

Coach, Inc. engages in the design, marketing, and distribution of handbags, accessories, wearables, footwear, jewelry, sunwear, travel bags, watches, and fragrances for women and men in the United States and internationally. Coach has a market cap of $15.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 3.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Coach a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Coach 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, increase in stock price during the past year, expanding profit margins 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 Coach Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Colgate-Palmolive Company ( CL) is up $0.39 (0.6%) to $60.92 on average volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $60.46-$61.08 after having opened the day at $60.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.53.

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets consumer products worldwide. The company operates in two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. Colgate-Palmolive Company has a market cap of $56.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 15.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Colgate-Palmolive Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Colgate-Palmolive Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, 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 generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Colgate-Palmolive Company Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Herbalife ( HLF) is up $1.14 (1.8%) to $65.23 on average volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Herbalife exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.03-$65.70 after having opened the day at $64.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.09.

Herbalife Ltd., a network marketing company, sells weight management, healthy meals and snacks, sports and fitness, energy and targeted nutritional products, and personal care products worldwide. Herbalife has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 94.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Herbalife a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Herbalife as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 Herbalife 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 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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