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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 88 points (-0.5%) at 17,785 as of Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,627 issues advancing vs. 1,333 declining with 171 unchanged.

The Consumer Goods sector currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Coca-Cola

(

CCE

), down 24.2%,

Constellation Brands

(

STZ.B

), down 2.0% and

Reynolds American

(

RAI

), down 1.2%.

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

3.

Honda Motor

(

HMC

) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Honda Motor is up $0.73 (2.7%) to $27.90 on heavy volume. Thus far, 587,559 shares of Honda Motor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 732,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.69-$28.10 after having opened the day at $27.70 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.17.

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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. develops, manufactures, and distributes motorcycles, automobiles, power, and other products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Motorcycle Business, Automobile Business, Financial Services Business, and Power product and Other Businesses. Honda Motor has a market cap of $49.0 billion and is part of the automotive industry. Shares are down 14.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Honda Motor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Honda Motor

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Honda Motor Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Toyota Motor

(

TM

) is up $2.34 (2.3%) to $102.93 on heavy volume. Thus far, 352,147 shares of Toyota Motor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 458,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $102.87-$103.98 after having opened the day at $103.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $100.59.

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Toyota Motor Corporation designs, manufactures, assembles, and sells passenger cars, minivans and commercial vehicles, and related parts and accessories. The company operates through Automotive, Financial Services, and All Other segments. Toyota Motor has a market cap of $152.8 billion and is part of the automotive industry. Shares are down 18.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are no analysts who rate Toyota Motor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Toyota Motor

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, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Toyota Motor Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Ford Motor

(

F

) is up $0.09 (0.7%) to $13.54 on average volume. Thus far, 12.2 million shares of Ford Motor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 31.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.47-$13.56 after having opened the day at $13.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.45.

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Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. Ford Motor has a market cap of $53.4 billion and is part of the automotive industry. Shares are down 4.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Ford Motor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 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, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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

Ford Motor 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

).