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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 23 points (-0.1%) at 15,979 as of Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,349 issues advancing vs. 1,636 declining with 166 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%.

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

3.

VF

(

VFC

) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry lower today. As of noon trading, VF is down $0.72 (-1.1%) to $67.31 on light volume. Thus far, 512,554 shares of VF exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $67.22-$68.50 after having opened the day at $68.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $68.03.

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V.F. Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes branded lifestyle apparel, footwear, and accessories in the United States and Europe. VF has a market cap of $29.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.4. Shares are down 9.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate VF a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

VF

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

VF Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Nike

(

NKE

) is down $2.13 (-1.8%) to $120.01 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.5 million shares of Nike exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $119.70-$122.09 after having opened the day at $122.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $122.14.

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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 $84.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.4. Shares are up 27.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Nike a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 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. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

Nike Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Procter & Gamble

(

PG

) is down $0.38 (-0.5%) to $71.39 on average volume. Thus far, 4.4 million shares of Procter & Gamble exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.37-$72.00 after having opened the day at $71.77 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.77.

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The Procter & Gamble Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells branded consumer packaged products worldwide. It operates through five segments: Beauty, Hair and Personal Care; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric Care and Home Care; and Baby, Feminine and Family Care. Procter & Gamble has a market cap of $197.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.4. Shares are down 21.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Procter & Gamble a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Procter & Gamble

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins 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 weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Procter & Gamble 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 non-durables industry could consider

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR

(

XLP

) while those bearish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods

(

SZK

).