3 Wholesale Stocks On The Rise

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 32 points (-0.2%) at 17,036 as of Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,537 issues advancing vs. 1,470 declining with 140 unchanged.

The Wholesale industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that increased today was HD Supply Holdings ( HDS), up 1.3%.

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

3. Anixter International ( AXE) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry higher today. As of noon trading, Anixter International is up $3.44 (4.0%) to $90.60 on average volume. Thus far, 121,595 shares of Anixter International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 210,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.89-$90.60 after having opened the day at $87.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $87.16.

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Anixter International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes enterprise cabling and security solutions, electrical and electronic wire and cable products, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) supply fasteners, and other small parts. Anixter International has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 3.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Anixter International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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