3 Stocks Improving Performance Of The Consumer Non-Durables Industry

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 17 points (-0.1%) at 16,759 as of Monday, June 16, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,419 issues advancing vs. 1,541 declining with 179 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently sits down 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged.

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

3. Goodyear Tire & Rubber ( GT) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. As of noon trading, Goodyear Tire & Rubber is up $1.11 (4.2%) to $27.35 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.1 million shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.85-$27.40 after having opened the day at $26.92 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.24.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes tires, and related products and services in the United States and internationally. Goodyear Tire & Rubber has a market cap of $6.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 10.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Goodyear Tire & Rubber a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Goodyear Tire & Rubber as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance 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 Goodyear Tire & Rubber Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, International Paper ( IP) is up $0.43 (0.9%) to $48.51 on light volume. Thus far, 979,022 shares of International Paper exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.01-$48.61 after having opened the day at $48.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.08.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, and the Middle East. International Paper has a market cap of $20.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 1.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate International Paper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates International Paper as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year 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 International Paper Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Coach ( COH) is up $0.31 (0.8%) to $39.68 on light volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of Coach exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $39.13-$39.70 after having opened the day at $39.21 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.37.

Coach, Inc. designs and markets bags, accessories, business cases, footwear, wearables, jewelry, sunwear, travel bags, watches, and fragrances for women and men in the United States and internationally. Coach has a market cap of $10.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 29.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Coach a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 16 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Coach as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Coach 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 non-durables industry could consider Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ( XLP) while those bearish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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