3 Stocks Pulling The Food & Beverage Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 28 points (0.2%) at 16,953 as of Monday, June 9, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,914 issues advancing vs. 1,041 declining with 157 unchanged.

The Food & Beverage industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%.

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

3. Kellogg ( K) is one of the companies pushing the Food & Beverage industry lower today. As of noon trading, Kellogg is down $0.53 (-0.8%) to $68.38 on light volume. Thus far, 666,160 shares of Kellogg exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $68.35-$68.89 after having opened the day at $68.42 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $68.91.

Kellogg Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and convenience food products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through U.S. Morning Foods, U.S. Snacks, U.S. Kellogg has a market cap of $24.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 12.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Kellogg a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kellogg as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Kellogg Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Tyson Foods ( TSN) is down $1.82 (-4.5%) to $38.30 on heavy volume. Thus far, 6.1 million shares of Tyson Foods exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.96-$39.75 after having opened the day at $39.71 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.12.

Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and markets chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods, and related allied products worldwide. It operates in four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Prepared Foods. Tyson Foods has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 19.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Tyson Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tyson Foods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Tyson Foods Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Keurig Green Mountain ( GMCR) is down $7.67 (-6.3%) to $114.40 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.9 million shares of Keurig Green Mountain exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $113.32-$120.96 after having opened the day at $120.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $122.07.

Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. is engaged in the specialty coffee and coffeemaker businesses in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, Domestic and Canada. Keurig Green Mountain has a market cap of $18.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 61.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Keurig Green Mountain a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Keurig Green Mountain as a buy. 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Keurig Green Mountain 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 food & beverage industry could consider PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ) while those bearish on the food & beverage industry could consider PowerShares DB Agriculture Sht ETN ( ADZ).

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