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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 31 points (-0.2%) at 18,049 as of Monday, April 27, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,377 issues advancing vs. 1,612 declining with 170 unchanged.

The Retail industry currently sits down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that increased today was

Cencosud

(

CNCO

), up 3.5%.

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

3.

Luxottica Group SpA

(

LUX

) is one of the companies pushing the Retail industry higher today. As of noon trading, Luxottica Group SpA is up $0.47 (0.7%) to $65.35 on light volume. Thus far, 7,477 shares of Luxottica Group SpA exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 50,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.77-$65.46 after having opened the day at $64.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.88.

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Luxottica Group S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides fashion, luxury, sports, and performance eyewear worldwide. It operates through two segments, Manufacturing and Wholesale Distribution, and Retail Distribution. Luxottica Group SpA has a market cap of $30.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 19.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Luxottica Group SpA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Luxottica Group SpA

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

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2. As of noon trading,

Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao

(

CBD

) is up $1.29 (3.9%) to $34.64 on heavy volume. Thus far, 761,689 shares of Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 642,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.85-$34.72 after having opened the day at $33.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.35.

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Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao is engaged in the retail of food, clothing, home appliances, electronics, and other products in Brazil. It operates in four segments: Retail, Home appliances, Cash & Carry, and E-commerce. Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao has a market cap of $8.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 11.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full

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1. As of noon trading,

Vipshop Holdings Ltd ADR

(

VIPS

) is up $1.14 (3.9%) to $30.09 on heavy volume. Thus far, 5.0 million shares of Vipshop Holdings Ltd ADR exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $29.09-$30.72 after having opened the day at $29.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.95.

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Vipshop Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as an online discount retailer for various brands in the People's Republic of China. Vipshop Holdings Ltd ADR has a market cap of $17.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 48.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate Vipshop Holdings Ltd ADR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Vipshop Holdings Ltd ADR

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

Vipshop Holdings Ltd ADR Ratings Report

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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 retail industry could consider

SPDR S&P Retail ETF

(

XRT

) while those bearish on the retail industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods

(

SZK

).

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