Consumer Non-Durables Stocks On The Rise With Help From 4 Stocks

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 65 points (-0.4%) at 16,380 as of Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,832 issues advancing vs. 1,123 declining with 123 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. A company within the industry that increased today was Goodyear Tire & Rubber ( GT), up 3.8%. A company within the industry that fell today was Steven Madden ( SHOO), up 2.8%.

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

4. Fibria Celulose ( FBR) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. As of noon trading, Fibria Celulose is up $0.24 (2.1%) to $11.47 on average volume. Thus far, 446,778 shares of Fibria Celulose exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 774,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.28-$11.51 after having opened the day at $11.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.23.

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 $6.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 3.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Fibria Celulose a buy, 1 analyst rates 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 also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Fibria Celulose Ratings Report now.

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