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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 36 points (-0.2%) at 15,908 as of Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,930 issues advancing vs. 1,011 declining with 153 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

Ingredion

(

INGR

), up 6.2%,

McCormick & Company

(

MKC

), up 3.9%,

Mead Johnson Nutrition

(

MJN

), up 2.9%,

Archer-Daniels Midland

(

ADM

), up 2.0% and

Hormel Foods

(

HRL

), up 1.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Ford Motor

(

F

), down 3.0%,

Tesla Motors

(

TSLA

), down 2.6%,

General Motors

(

GM

), down 2.2%,

Honda Motor

(

HMC

), down 1.6% and

Delphi Automotive

(

DLPH

), down 1.5%.

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

3.

Under Armour

(

UA

) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Under Armour is up $13.11 (19.1%) to $81.69 on heavy volume. Thus far, 10.4 million shares of Under Armour exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $78.11-$82.90 after having opened the day at $79.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $68.58.

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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 $12.1 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 16.4% 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 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Under Armour

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including premium valuation, weak operating cash flow and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Under Armour Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Mondelez International

(

MDLZ

) is up $0.98 (2.4%) to $42.10 on light volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of Mondelez International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.43-$42.15 after having opened the day at $41.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.12.

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Mondelez International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products worldwide. Mondelez International has a market cap of $65.7 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are down 7.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Mondelez International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Mondelez International

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

Mondelez International Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Nike

(

NKE

) is up $0.77 (1.3%) to $60.35 on light volume. Thus far, 3.7 million shares of Nike exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $59.98-$61.17 after having opened the day at $60.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $59.58.

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NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and sells athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for men, women, and kids worldwide. Nike has a market cap of $82.5 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 2.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 20 analysts who rate Nike a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Nike

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, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Nike 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

).