Industrial Goods Stocks On The Rise With Help From 5 Stocks

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 126 points (-0.8%) at 15,723 as of Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,087 issues advancing vs. 1,837 declining with 186 unchanged.

The Industrial Goods sector currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. Top gainers within the sector include Manitowoc ( MTW), up 13.6%, PulteGroup ( PHM), up 4.0%, DR Horton ( DHI), up 4.3%, Lennar Corporation ( LEN), up 3.6% and NVR ( NVR), up 3.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Weyerhaeuser ( WY), down 2.6%, Tenaris ( TS), down 0.5%, Emerson Electric ( EMR), down 0.6% and ABB ( ABB), down 0.8%.

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

5. B/E Aerospace ( BEAV) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, B/E Aerospace is up $2.04 (2.6%) to $79.16 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of B/E Aerospace exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.75-$79.53 after having opened the day at $75.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.12.

B/E Aerospace, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services cabin interior products for commercial aircraft and business jets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Commercial Aircraft, Consumables Management, and Business Jet. B/E Aerospace has a market cap of $8.7 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 11.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate B/E Aerospace a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates B/E Aerospace as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full B/E Aerospace Ratings Report now.

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