Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. 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 lower today: 3. Avon Products ( AVP) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry lower today. As of noon trading, Avon Products is down $0.16 (-1.1%) to $13.50 on light volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Avon Products exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.48-$13.67 after having opened the day at $13.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.65. Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and markets beauty and related products. Avon Products has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 20.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Avon Products a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Avon Products as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Avon Products Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.
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