3 Consumer Non-Durables Stocks Pushing The Industry Higher

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 19 points (0.1%) at 18,317 as of Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,119 issues advancing vs. 1,843 declining with 190 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged.

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

3. Hanesbrands ( HBI) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. As of noon trading, Hanesbrands is up $0.48 (1.5%) to $32.21 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Hanesbrands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.70-$32.22 after having opened the day at $31.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.73.

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Hanesbrands Inc., a consumer goods company, designs, manufactures, sources, and sells a range of basic apparels for men, women, and children in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Innerwear, Activewear, Direct to Consumer, and International. Hanesbrands has a market cap of $12.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 14.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate Hanesbrands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hanesbrands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Hanesbrands Ratings Report now.

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