3 Stocks Pushing The Wholesale Industry Lower

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One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 7 points (0.0%) at 17,620 as of Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,391 issues advancing vs. 1,566 declining with 174 unchanged.

The Wholesale industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. A company within the industry that fell today was W W Grainger ( GWW), up 0.7%.

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

3. HD Supply Holdings ( HDS) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry lower today. As of noon trading, HD Supply Holdings is down $0.33 (-1.1%) to $28.73 on light volume. Thus far, 240,446 shares of HD Supply Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.61-$29.19 after having opened the day at $29.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.06.

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HD Supply Holdings, Inc. operates as an industrial distribution company in North America. It operates in four segments: Facilities Maintenance, Waterworks, Power Solutions, and Construction & Industrial - White Cap. HD Supply Holdings has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 20.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate HD Supply Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates HD Supply Holdings as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins. Get the full HD Supply Holdings Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, LKQ ( LKQ) is down $0.18 (-0.6%) to $29.05 on light volume. Thus far, 204,863 shares of LKQ exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.90-$29.22 after having opened the day at $29.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.23.

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LKQ Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides replacement parts, components, and systems needed to repair cars and trucks in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Northern France, Canada, Mexico, and Central America. LKQ has a market cap of $8.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 11.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate LKQ a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates LKQ as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full LKQ Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Hain Celestial Group ( HAIN) is down $2.14 (-2.0%) to $107.07 on average volume. Thus far, 273,752 shares of Hain Celestial Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 639,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $106.88-$108.74 after having opened the day at $107.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $109.20.

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The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells organic and natural products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Europe. Hain Celestial Group has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 20.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Hain Celestial Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hain Celestial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Hain Celestial Group 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 wholesale industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods ( IYK) while those bearish on the wholesale industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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