3 Consumer Non-Durables Stocks Pushing The Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 72 points (-0.4%) at 17,208 as of Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 456 issues advancing vs. 2,548 declining with 145 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently sits down 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.8%.

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

3. International Paper ( IP) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. As of noon trading, International Paper is up $0.45 (0.9%) to $49.38 on average volume. Thus far, 2.7 million shares of International Paper exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $49.34-$50.00 after having opened the day at $49.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.93.

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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 0.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate International Paper a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates International Paper as a buy. The company's strongest point has been its expanding profit margins. 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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