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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 25 points (-0.1%) at 16,936 as of Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,030 issues advancing vs. 1,900 declining with 205 unchanged.

The Consumer Goods sector currently sits down 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%.

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

3.

Tyson Foods

(

TSN

) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Tyson Foods is up $1.37 (3.5%) to $40.91 on heavy volume. Thus far, 4.4 million shares of Tyson Foods exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.70-$41.88 after having opened the day at $40.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.54.

Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and markets chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods, and related allied products worldwide. It operates in four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Prepared Foods. Tyson Foods has a market cap of $11.1 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are up 18.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Tyson Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Tyson Foods

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Tyson Foods Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Michael Kors Holdings

(

KORS

) is up $1.28 (1.6%) to $82.41 on light volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Michael Kors Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $81.10-$82.42 after having opened the day at $81.55 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $81.13.

Michael Kors Holdings Limited is engaged in the design, marketing, distribution, and retailing of branded women's apparel and accessories, and men's apparel. The company operates in three segments: Retail, Wholesale, and Licensing. Michael Kors Holdings has a market cap of $16.8 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 0.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Michael Kors Holdings a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Michael Kors Holdings

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

Michael Kors Holdings Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Apple

(

AAPL

) is up $0.66 (0.7%) to $98.33 on average volume. Thus far, 26.1 million shares of Apple exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 61.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $97.55-$98.46 after having opened the day at $97.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $97.67.

Apple Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries design, manufacture, and market mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players worldwide. Apple has a market cap of $581.0 billion and is part of the consumer durables industry. Shares are up 21.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 31 analysts who rate Apple a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Apple

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

Apple 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

).

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