3 Stocks Moving The Consumer Non-Durables Industry Upward

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All three major indices traded up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 167 points (1.0%) at 17,113 as of Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, 4:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,244 issues advancing vs. 828 declining with 137 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry as a whole closed the day up 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.9%. Top gainers within the Consumer Non-Durables industry included Exceed ( EDS), up 3.8%, China Xiniya Fashion ( XNY), up 5.3%, Ocean Bio-Chem ( OBCI), up 3.9%, Delta Apparel ( DLA), up 3.3% and Nutraceutical International ( NUTR), up 3.8%.

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

Delta Apparel ( DLA) is one of the companies that pushed the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. Delta Apparel was up $0.28 (3.3%) to $8.80 on light volume. Throughout the day, 4,941 shares of Delta Apparel exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 20,200 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $8.50-$8.97 after having opened the day at $8.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $8.52.

Delta Apparel has a market cap of $70.9 million and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 49.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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