KOF, MO And PM, 3 Consumer Goods Stocks Pushing The Sector Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 92 points (0.6%) at 15,993 as of Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,118 issues advancing vs. 784 declining with 108 unchanged.

The Consumer Goods sector currently sits up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.6%. Top gainers within the sector include General Motors ( GM), up 2.6%, Honda Motor ( HMC), up 2.6% and Ford Motor ( F), up 0.9%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

3. Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V ( KOF) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V is down $2.21 (-1.9%) to $112.50 on average volume. Thus far, 55,167 shares of Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 77,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $111.90-$114.90 after having opened the day at $114.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $114.71.

Coca Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V., a franchise bottler, produces, markets, and distributes Coca-Cola trademark beverages. Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V has a market cap of $23.0 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 23.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V Ratings Report now.

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