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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 28 points (-0.2%) at 16,647 as of Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,518 issues advancing vs. 1,472 declining with 153 unchanged.

The Consumer Goods sector currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the sector include

Xerox Corporation

(

XRX

), up 1.1%, and

Estee Lauder Cos

(

EL

), up 1.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Coach

(

COH

), down 1.6%,

Royal Philips

(

PHG

), down 1.5%,

Honda Motor

(

HMC

), down 1.1%,

Colgate-Palmolive

(

CL

), down 0.7% and

VF

(

VFC

), down 0.7%.

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

3.

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV

(

KOF

) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV is up $0.75 (0.6%) to $117.04 on average volume. Thus far, 58,067 shares of Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 92,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $116.27-$117.54 after having opened the day at $116.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $116.29.

Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V., a franchise bottler, produces, markets, sells, and distributes Coca-Cola trademark beverages. Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV has a market cap of $24.1 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are down 4.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Ford Motor

(

F

) is up $0.14 (0.8%) to $16.30 on average volume. Thus far, 10.9 million shares of Ford Motor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 28.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $16.15-$16.30 after having opened the day at $16.17 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.16.

Ford Motor Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and services vehicles, parts, and accessories worldwide. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. Ford Motor has a market cap of $62.2 billion and is part of the automotive industry. Shares are up 3.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Ford Motor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Ford Motor

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Ford Motor Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

General Motors

(

GM

) is up $0.54 (1.6%) to $34.48 on light volume. Thus far, 6.0 million shares of General Motors exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 21.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.96-$34.51 after having opened the day at $34.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.94.

General Motors Company (GM) designs, manufactures, and markets cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. General Motors has a market cap of $53.9 billion and is part of the automotive industry. Shares are down 17.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate General Motors a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

General Motors

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

General Motors 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 goods sector could consider

iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods

(

IYK

) while those bearish on the consumer goods sector could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods

(

SZK

).

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