3 Wholesale Stocks On The Rise

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 18 points (-0.1%) at 15,776 as of Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,409 issues advancing vs. 1,532 declining with 144 unchanged.

The Wholesale industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was Cardinal Health ( CAH), up 1.4%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. Ingram Micro ( IM) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry higher today. As of noon trading, Ingram Micro is up $0.42 (1.7%) to $24.68 on average volume. Thus far, 370,299 shares of Ingram Micro exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 724,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.52-$24.88 after having opened the day at $24.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.26.

Ingram Micro Inc. distributes information technology (IT) products; and provides supply chain solutions, mobile device lifecycle services, and logistics solutions worldwide. Ingram Micro has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 3.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Ingram Micro a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ingram Micro 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, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Ingram Micro Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Arrow Electronics ( ARW) is up $0.48 (0.9%) to $52.89 on average volume. Thus far, 338,978 shares of Arrow Electronics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 602,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.29-$53.35 after having opened the day at $52.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.41.

Arrow Electronics, Inc. provides products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Global Components and Global Enterprise Computing Solutions. Arrow Electronics has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 3.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Arrow Electronics a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Arrow Electronics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance 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 Arrow Electronics Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Henry Schein ( HSIC) is up $0.90 (0.8%) to $114.27 on average volume. Thus far, 201,372 shares of Henry Schein exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 384,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $113.03-$114.43 after having opened the day at $113.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $113.37.

Henry Schein, Inc. distributes health care products and services primarily to office-based dental, medical, and animal health care practitioners. It operates in two segments, Health Care Distribution and Technology and Value-Added Services. Henry Schein has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Henry Schein a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Henry Schein 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, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Henry Schein Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 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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