5 Stocks Pushing The Consumer Goods Sector Higher
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Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) trading up 32 points (0.2%) at 14,286 as of Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 11:50 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,509 issues advancing vs. 1,334 declining with 158 unchanged.
The Consumer Goods sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Sony Corporation (SNE), up 1.8%, Honda Motor (HMC), up 1.3%, Companhia de Bebidas das Americas Ambev (ABV), up 1.1%, Koninklijke Philips Electronics (PHG), up 0.7% and Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V (KOF), up 0.7%. A company within the sector that fell today was Reynolds American (RAI), up 1.4%.
TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: