Today's Stocks Driving Success For The Retail Industry

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Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 27 points (0.2%) at 17,793 as of Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,256 issues advancing vs. 1,750 declining with 142 unchanged.

The Retail industry currently sits down 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was eBay ( EBAY), up 0.6%.

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

3. Casey's General Stores ( CASY) is one of the companies pushing the Retail industry higher today. As of noon trading, Casey's General Stores is up $6.09 (7.0%) to $93.35 on heavy volume. Thus far, 712,480 shares of Casey's General Stores exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 279,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $90.32-$97.95 after having opened the day at $91.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $87.26.

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Casey's General Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the Casey's General Store name in 14 Midwestern states, primarily Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois. Casey's General Stores has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 2.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Casey's General Stores a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Casey's General Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. 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 Casey's General Stores Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Walgreens Boots Alliance ( WBA) is up $1.15 (1.4%) to $84.41 on light volume. Thus far, 926,991 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $83.30-$84.49 after having opened the day at $83.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $83.26.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a network of drugstores in the United States. It provides consumer goods and services, pharmacy, and health and wellness services through drugstores, as well as through mail, and by telephone and online. Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market cap of $91.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 9.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Walgreens Boots Alliance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Walgreens Boots Alliance as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Walgreens Boots Alliance Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, CVS Health ( CVS) is up $0.68 (0.7%) to $100.08 on light volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of CVS Health exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $99.14-$100.11 after having opened the day at $99.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $99.41.

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CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services in the United States. The company operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail Pharmacy segments. CVS Health has a market cap of $112.8 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 3.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 15 analysts who rate CVS Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CVS Health as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full CVS Health 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 retail industry could consider SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT) while those bearish on the retail industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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