3 Consumer Goods Stocks Moving The Sector Upward

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All three major indices traded up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 101 points (0.6%) at 17,132 as of Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 4:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,961 issues advancing vs. 1,099 declining with 138 unchanged.

The Consumer Goods sector as a whole closed the day up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.7%. Top gainers within the Consumer Goods sector included China Shengda Packaging Group ( CPGI), up 2.5%, Entertainment Gaming Asia ( EGT), up 5.7%, Global-Tech Advanced Innovations ( GAI), up 3.7%, DS Healthcare Group ( DSKX), up 1.8% and Forward Industries ( FORD), up 2.3%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today:

DS Healthcare Group ( DSKX) is one of the companies that pushed the Consumer Goods sector higher today. DS Healthcare Group was up $0.02 (1.8%) to $1.12 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 55,772 shares of DS Healthcare Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 18,300 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $1.06-$1.12 after having opened the day at $1.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.10.

DS Healthcare Group has a market cap of $18.5 million and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are down 55.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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