3 Stocks Pulling The Consumer Goods Sector Downward

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 14 points (-0.1%) at 16,929 as of Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 966 issues advancing vs. 1,989 declining with 165 unchanged.

The Consumer Goods sector currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Tyson Foods ( TSN), down 4.8%, and Kraft Foods Group ( KRFT), down 1.2%.

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

3. Toyota Motor Corp ADR ( TM) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Toyota Motor Corp ADR is down $1.14 (-1.0%) to $113.93 on average volume. Thus far, 213,090 shares of Toyota Motor Corp ADR exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 462,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $113.38-$114.12 after having opened the day at $113.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $115.07.

Toyota Motor Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, assembly, and sale of passenger cars, minivans, commercial vehicles, and related parts and accessories primarily in Japan, North America, Europe, and Asia. It operates through Automotive, Financial Services, and All Other segments. Toyota Motor Corp ADR has a market cap of $182.5 billion and is part of the automotive industry. Shares are down 5.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Toyota Motor Corp ADR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Toyota Motor Corp ADR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Toyota Motor Corp ADR Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Mondelez International Inc Class A ( MDLZ) is down $0.33 (-0.9%) to $37.74 on light volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of Mondelez International Inc Class A exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.64-$38.00 after having opened the day at $37.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.07.

Mondelez International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products worldwide. Mondelez International Inc Class A has a market cap of $64.7 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are up 7.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Mondelez International Inc Class A a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Mondelez International Inc Class A as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Mondelez International Inc Class A Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Tesla Motors ( TSLA) is down $2.81 (-1.4%) to $202.50 on light volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of Tesla Motors exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $201.55-$206.97 after having opened the day at $204.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $205.31.

Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and electric vehicle powertrain components. Tesla Motors has a market cap of $25.8 billion and is part of the automotive industry. Shares are up 36.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Tesla Motors a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tesla Motors as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Tesla Motors 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 consumer goods sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods ( IYK) while those bearish on the consumer goods sector could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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