WAIR, GPC And SYY, Pushing Wholesale Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 29 points (-0.2%) at 16,714 as of Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,066 issues advancing vs. 1,889 declining with 193 unchanged.

The Wholesale industry currently sits down 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that increased today was Cardinal Health ( CAH), up 0.8%.

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

3. Wesco Aircraft Holdings ( WAIR) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry lower today. As of noon trading, Wesco Aircraft Holdings is down $1.29 (-6.0%) to $20.25 on heavy volume. Thus far, 782,513 shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 343,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $20.19-$21.44 after having opened the day at $21.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.54.

Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. distributes and provides supply chain management services to the aerospace industry in the North America and internationally. Wesco Aircraft Holdings has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 1.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Wesco Aircraft Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Wesco Aircraft Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Wesco Aircraft Holdings Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Genuine Parts ( GPC) is down $1.33 (-1.5%) to $85.45 on heavy volume. Thus far, 681,676 shares of Genuine Parts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 639,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $85.08-$86.44 after having opened the day at $86.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.78.

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 has a market cap of $13.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 4.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Genuine Parts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Genuine Parts as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Genuine Parts Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Sysco ( SYY) is down $0.30 (-0.8%) to $37.34 on light volume. Thus far, 833,689 shares of Sysco exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.27-$37.53 after having opened the day at $37.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.64.

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 has a market cap of $21.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 4.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Sysco a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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