3 Stocks Advancing The Consumer Non-Durables Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 4 points (0.0%) at 17,970 as of Thursday, June 25, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,139 issues advancing vs. 1,826 declining with 188 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%.

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 $0.33 (1.0%) to $34.44 on light volume. Thus far, 691,524 shares of Hanesbrands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.11-$34.54 after having opened the day at $34.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.11.

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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 $13.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 23.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 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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2. As of noon trading, Herbalife ( HLF) is up $1.74 (3.2%) to $55.72 on average volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Herbalife exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $54.11-$55.86 after having opened the day at $54.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.98.

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Herbalife Ltd., a nutrition company, develops and sells weight management, healthy meals and snacks, sports and fitness, energy and targeted nutritional products, and personal care products. Herbalife has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 42.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Herbalife a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Herbalife as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Herbalife Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Under Armour ( UA) is up $0.63 (0.8%) to $84.97 on light volume. Thus far, 726,043 shares of Under Armour exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $84.30-$85.29 after having opened the day at $84.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $84.34.

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Under Armour, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and distributes branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories for men, women, and youth primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Under Armour has a market cap of $15.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 25.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 15 analysts who rate Under Armour a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Under Armour as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Under Armour 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 consumer non-durables industry could consider Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ( XLP) while those bearish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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