All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 138 points (0.8%) at 17,628 as of Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,048 issues advancing vs. 870 declining with 189 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Alibaba Group

(

BABA

), down 1.7%,

Liberty Global

(

LBTYK

), down 1.6%,

American Airlines Group

(

AAL

), down 1.3%,

Delta Air Lines

(

DAL

), down 1.2% and

Home Depot

(

HD

), down 0.6%. Top gainers within the sector include

Vipshop Holdings

(

VIPS

), up 9.5%,

Aramark

(

ARMK

), up 7.9%,

Norfolk Southern

(

NSC

), up 7.0%,

Canadian Pacific Railway

(

CP

), up 5.8% and

CSX

(

CSX

), up 4.5%.

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

3.

Luxottica Group SpA

(

LUX

) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Luxottica Group SpA is down $1.18 (-1.7%) to $66.46 on average volume. Thus far, 19,580 shares of Luxottica Group SpA exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 47,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $66.46-$67.22 after having opened the day at $67.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.64.

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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 $32.7 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 24.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Luxottica Group SpA a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and none rate 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 revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity 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

Luxottica Group SpA Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Staples

(

SPLS

) is down $0.56 (-4.5%) to $11.88 on average volume. Thus far, 3.8 million shares of Staples exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.87-$12.58 after having opened the day at $12.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.45.

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Staples, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates office products superstores. It operates through three segments: North American Stores & Online, North American Commercial, and International Operations. Staples has a market cap of $8.2 billion and is part of the specialty retail industry. Shares are down 31.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Staples a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Staples

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its 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 deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Staples Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Marriott International

(

MAR

) is down $1.36 (-1.9%) to $71.41 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of Marriott International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $70.80-$73.44 after having opened the day at $72.77 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.77.

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Marriott International, Inc. operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and timeshare properties worldwide. It operates through three segments: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service, and International. Marriott International has a market cap of $19.0 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are down 6.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Marriott International a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Marriott International

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Marriott International 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 services sector could consider

iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services

(

IYC

) while those bearish on the services sector could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers

(

SCC

).