FNP, BLL, PVH, VFC And IP, 5 Consumer Non-Durables Stocks Pushing The Industry Lower

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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 fell today was Steven Madden ( SHOO), up 2.8%. A company within the industry that increased today was Goodyear Tire & Rubber ( GT), up 3.8%.

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

5. Fifth & Pacific Companies ( FNP) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry lower today. As of noon trading, Fifth & Pacific Companies is down $0.84 (-2.6%) to $31.02 on heavy volume. Thus far, 4.4 million 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 $30.74-$32.68 after having opened the day at $30.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.86.

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 down 0.7% 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, Ball Corporation ( BLL) is down $0.44 (-0.8%) to $51.72 on light volume. Thus far, 194,362 shares of Ball Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 817,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.67-$52.33 after having opened the day at $52.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.16.

Ball Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, supplies metal packaging products to the beverage, food, personal care, and household products industries in the United States and internationally. Ball Corporation has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 1.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Ball Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ball Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. 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 Ball Corporation Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, PVH ( PVH) is down $1.28 (-1.0%) to $131.74 on average volume. Thus far, 300,285 shares of PVH exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 756,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $131.61-$133.47 after having opened the day at $133.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $133.02.

PVH Corp. operates as an apparel company in the United States and internationally. PVH has a market cap of $10.8 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, increase in stock price during the past year, 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 somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full PVH Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, VF Corporation ( VFC) is down $0.33 (-0.5%) to $61.96 on light volume. Thus far, 329,000 shares of VF Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $61.80-$62.40 after having opened the day at $62.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $62.29.

V.F. Corporation designs and manufactures, or sources from independent contractors various apparel and footwear products primarily in the United States and Europe. VF Corporation has a market cap of $27.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate VF Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates VF Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full VF Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, International Paper ( IP) is down $0.34 (-0.7%) to $48.86 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of International Paper exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.50-$49.35 after having opened the day at $49.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.20.

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 $21.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate International Paper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 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, increase in stock price during the past year, 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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If you are interested in one of these 4 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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