Today's Stocks Driving Success For The Consumer Non-Durables Industry

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 14 points (0.1%) at 16,456 as of Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,718 issues advancing vs. 1,181 declining with 172 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged.

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

5. Fifth & Pacific Companies ( FNP) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. As of noon trading, Fifth & Pacific Companies is up $0.85 (2.6%) to $32.94 on light volume. Thus far, 290,918 shares of Fifth & Pacific Companies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.06-$33.08 after having opened the day at $32.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.09.

Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc. engages in the design and marketing of a range of apparel and accessories. The company operates in four segments: JUICY COUTURE, LUCKY BRAND, KATE SPADE, and Adelington Design Group. Fifth & Pacific Companies has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 0.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Fifth & Pacific Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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4. As of noon trading, Foot Locker ( FL) is up $0.52 (1.3%) to $41.30 on light volume. Thus far, 450,907 shares of Foot Locker exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.59-$41.45 after having opened the day at $40.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.78.

Foot Locker, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of athletic footwear and apparel. The company operates in two segments, Athletic Stores and Direct-to-Customers. Foot Locker has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 1.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Foot Locker a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Foot Locker 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, attractive valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Foot Locker Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, PVH ( PVH) is up $1.52 (1.1%) to $138.10 on light volume. Thus far, 206,745 shares of PVH exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 767,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $136.45-$138.68 after having opened the day at $136.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $136.58.

PVH Corp. operates as an apparel company in the United States and internationally. PVH has a market cap of $11.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate PVH a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates PVH as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full PVH Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Ralph Lauren ( RL) is up $2.38 (1.4%) to $177.75 on light volume. Thus far, 200,470 shares of Ralph Lauren exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 816,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $175.37-$178.59 after having opened the day at $175.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $175.37.

Ralph Lauren Corporation engages in the design, marketing, and distribution of lifestyle products. Ralph Lauren has a market cap of $10.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 0.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Ralph Lauren a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ralph Lauren 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, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Ralph Lauren Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Coach ( COH) is up $0.52 (0.9%) to $56.43 on light volume. Thus far, 749,666 shares of Coach exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.82-$56.72 after having opened the day at $56.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $55.91.

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 $15.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 0.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. 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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