All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 68 points (0.4%) at 17,319 as of Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,948 issues advancing vs. 970 declining with 162 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Chipotle Mexican Grill

(

CMG

), down 4.1%,

Alaska Air Group

(

ALK

), down 2.6%,

United Continental Holdings

(

UAL

), down 1.6%,

Paychex

(

PAYX

), down 1.0% and

Netflix

(

NFLX

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

LKQ

(

LKQ

), up 4.9%,

Whole Foods Market

(

WFM

), up 4.5%,

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

(

HOT

), up 4.2%,

Marriott International

(

MAR

), up 3.7% and

Foot Locker

(

FL

), up 3.2%.

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

3.

CarMax

(

KMX

) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, CarMax is down $1.03 (-2.0%) to $51.50 on average volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of CarMax exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.32-$52.79 after having opened the day at $52.66 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.53.

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CarMax, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of used vehicles in the United States. The company operates in two segments, CarMax Sales Operations and CarMax Auto Finance. CarMax has a market cap of $10.8 billion and is part of the specialty retail industry. Shares are down 21.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate CarMax a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

CarMax

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. 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

CarMax Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Yum Brands

(

YUM

) is down $0.96 (-1.3%) to $72.44 on light volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Yum Brands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $72.06-$73.65 after having opened the day at $73.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $73.40.

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YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates quick service restaurants. It operates in five segments: YUM China, YUM India, the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division. Yum Brands has a market cap of $31.0 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Yum Brands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Yum Brands

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and solid stock price performance. 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

Yum Brands Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

McDonald's

(

MCD

) is down $0.67 (-0.6%) to $117.02 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of McDonald's exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $116.67-$118.04 after having opened the day at $117.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $117.69.

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McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia/Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Latin America. The company's restaurants offer various food products, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages. McDonald's has a market cap of $107.1 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 25.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate McDonald's a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

McDonald's

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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

McDonald's 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

).