5 Consumer Non-Durables Stocks Moving The Industry Upward

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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 16,035 as of Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,480 issues advancing vs. 1,397 declining with 175 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Gildan Activewear ( GIL), up 3.3%, and Herbalife ( HLF), up 1.4%.

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

5. Fibria Celulose ( FBR) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. As of noon trading, Fibria Celulose is up $0.22 (1.8%) to $12.10 on light volume. Thus far, 233,557 shares of Fibria Celulose exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 946,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.09-$12.24 after having opened the day at $12.16 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.88.

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 $6.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 4.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. 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 hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. Get the full Fibria Celulose Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT) is up $1.76 (1.9%) to $95.82 on light volume. Thus far, 251,145 shares of Rock-Tenn Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 799,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $94.43-$96.12 after having opened the day at $94.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $94.06.

Rock-Tenn Company manufactures and sells corrugated and consumer packaging products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and China. The company operates in three segments: Corrugated Packaging, Consumer Packaging, and Recycling. Rock-Tenn Company has a market cap of $6.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 34.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Rock-Tenn Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Rock-Tenn Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Rock-Tenn Company Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, International Paper ( IP) is up $0.43 (0.9%) to $46.87 on light volume. Thus far, 826,316 shares of International Paper exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.45-$46.92 after having opened the day at $46.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.44.

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 $20.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 16.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate International Paper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 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 revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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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2. As of noon trading, Lululemon Athletica ( LULU) is up $0.75 (1.1%) to $70.59 on light volume. Thus far, 623,084 shares of Lululemon Athletica exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $69.53-$70.60 after having opened the day at $69.88 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $69.84.

lululemon athletica inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and distributes athletic apparel and accessories for women, men, and female youth. It operates in three segments: Corporate-Owned Stores, Direct To Consumer, and Other. Lululemon Athletica has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 7.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Lululemon Athletica a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Lululemon Athletica as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, 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 Lululemon Athletica Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Coach ( COH) is up $0.67 (1.2%) to $56.29 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Coach exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.09-$56.68 after having opened the day at $56.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $55.62.

Coach, Inc. designs and markets bags, accessories, business cases, footwear, wearables, jewelry, sunwear, travel bags, watches, and fragrances for women and men in the United States and internationally. Coach has a market cap of $15.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Coach a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Coach as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, 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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If you are interested in one of these 5 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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