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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 6 points (0.0%) at 17,798 as of Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,309 issues advancing vs. 1,608 declining with 176 unchanged.

The Consumer Goods sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. A company within the sector that increased today was

Toyota Motor

(

TM

), up 0.6%.

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

3.

Archer-Daniels Midland

(

ADM

) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Archer-Daniels Midland is down $0.63 (-1.7%) to $36.09 on average volume. Thus far, 2.0 million shares of Archer-Daniels Midland exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.86-$36.59 after having opened the day at $36.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.72.

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Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. The company's Oilseeds Processing segment originates, merchandises, crushes, and processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. Archer-Daniels Midland has a market cap of $21.4 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are down 29.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Archer-Daniels Midland a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Archer-Daniels Midland

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Archer-Daniels Midland Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Reynolds American

(

RAI

) is down $0.34 (-0.7%) to $46.68 on light volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Reynolds American exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.33-$46.94 after having opened the day at $46.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.03.

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Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, American Snuff, and Santa Fe segments. Reynolds American has a market cap of $66.4 billion and is part of the tobacco industry. Shares are up 46.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Reynolds American a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Reynolds American

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins 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

Reynolds American Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Ford Motor

(

F

) is down $0.09 (-0.6%) to $14.46 on light volume. Thus far, 9.3 million shares of Ford Motor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 31.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.32-$14.54 after having opened the day at $14.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.55.

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Ford Motor Company manufactures and distributes automobiles worldwide. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector develops, manufactures, distributes, and services vehicles, parts, and accessories. Ford Motor has a market cap of $56.9 billion and is part of the automotive industry. Shares are down 6.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Ford Motor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 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 increase in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. 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

).