5 Stocks Pushing The Wholesale Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 91 points (-0.6%) at 15,838 as of Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 929 issues advancing vs. 2,026 declining with 145 unchanged.

The Wholesale industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%.

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

5. Magna International ( MGA) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry lower today. As of noon trading, Magna International is down $1.00 (-1.2%) to $85.22 on light volume. Thus far, 194,741 shares of Magna International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 605,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $85.08-$85.86 after having opened the day at $85.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.22.

Magna International Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and engineers automotive systems and components to original equipment manufacturers primarily in North America, Europe, and internationally. Magna International has a market cap of $19.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Magna International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Magna International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Magna International Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Genuine Parts Company ( GPC) is down $1.16 (-1.4%) to $82.05 on light volume. Thus far, 198,346 shares of Genuine Parts Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 762,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $82.02-$82.86 after having opened the day at $82.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $83.21.

Genuine Parts Company distributes automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products, and electrical/electronic materials in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Canada. Genuine Parts Company has a market cap of $12.8 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Genuine Parts Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Genuine Parts 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, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Genuine Parts Company Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Sysco Corporation ( SYY) is down $0.45 (-1.3%) to $35.28 on light volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Sysco Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.06-$35.60 after having opened the day at $35.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.73.

Sysco Corporation, through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes a range of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry. Sysco Corporation has a market cap of $20.7 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 1.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Sysco Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sysco Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Sysco Corporation Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Cardinal Health ( CAH) is down $0.48 (-0.7%) to $66.92 on light volume. Thus far, 800,062 shares of Cardinal Health exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $66.60-$67.25 after having opened the day at $66.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.39.

Cardinal Health, Inc., a healthcare services company, provides pharmaceutical and medical products and services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Pharmaceutical and Medical. Cardinal Health has a market cap of $22.3 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 55.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Cardinal Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cardinal Health as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cardinal Health Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, McKesson ( MCK) is down $1.10 (-0.6%) to $174.16 on light volume. Thus far, 600,025 shares of McKesson exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $173.01-$175.00 after having opened the day at $173.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $175.26.

McKesson Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, delivers pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and health care information technologies to the healthcare industry primarily in the United States. It operates in two segments, McKesson Distribution Solutions and McKesson Technology Solutions. McKesson has a market cap of $39.7 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate McKesson a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates McKesson as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full McKesson 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 wholesale industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods ( IYK) while those bearish on the wholesale industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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