3 Stocks Boosting The Consumer Non-Durables Industry Higher

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 24 points (0.1%) at 16,720 as of Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,382 issues advancing vs. 1,595 declining with 161 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently sits down 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. A company within the industry that increased today was Owens-Illinois ( OI), up 1.7%.

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

3. Lululemon Athletica ( LULU) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. As of noon trading, Lululemon Athletica is up $0.89 (2.0%) to $45.66 on average volume. Thus far, 2.3 million shares of Lululemon Athletica exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.23-$46.78 after having opened the day at $45.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.77.

lululemon athletica inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and distributes athletic apparel and accessories for women, men, and female youth. It operates in three segments: Corporate-Owned Stores, Direct To Consumer, and Other. Lululemon Athletica has a market cap of $5.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 24.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Lululemon Athletica a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Lululemon Athletica as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Lululemon Athletica Ratings Report now.

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